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Cyber Monday

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  • Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day ever, data firm says

    Bargain-hunting shoppers on Cyber Monday broke consumption records, making the online shopping bonanza the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with the same day...
  • Herbalife says Belgian appeals court reversed pyramid scheme finding

    Herbalife says Belgian appeals court reversed pyramid scheme finding
    Herbalife Ltd. said a Belgian appeals court has overturned a lower court finding that the company operated an unlawful pyramid scheme. Critics of the Los Angeles nutritional products company had said the 2011 ruling in Belgium was evidence that the...
  • Fed's 'beige book' reports modest to moderate economic growth

    Fed's 'beige book' reports modest to moderate economic growth
    Regional economies throughout the country got a boost from manufacturing and the housing recovery this fall, but overall the nation's economic growth was modest to moderate.  Manufacturing, which expanded in most regions of the country, was led by gains...
  • Three large banks not fully complying with mortgage settlement changes

    Three large banks not fully complying with mortgage settlement changes
    Three of the nation's largest banks are not fully complying with new standards for dealing with mortgage customers that were agreed to as part of a $25-billion settlement of foreclosure abuse allegations, the settlement's monitor said Wednesday. In...
  • Stock market slides for 3rd straight day; Dow industrials below 16,000

    The stock market is down for a third consecutive day, the first time that has happened since late September. The Dow Jones industrial average slid below 16,000 early Tuesday, in part as portfolio managers appeared to lighten their holdings to lock in...
  • Toys R Us to pay $180,000 to settle lawsuit alleging overcharging

    The parent company of Toys R Us and Babies R Us agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the retailers overcharged Southland shoppers, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The Wayne, N.J., business...
  • Top CEOs more optimistic on economy, expect to spend and hire more

    Top CEOs more optimistic on economy, expect to spend and hire more
    WASHINGTON -- Chief executives of some of the nation's largest companies are more optimistic about the economy than they were three months ago and expect to increase spending and hiring over the next half-year, according to survey results released...
  • November retail sales weak despite all-out Black Friday efforts

    November retail sales weak despite all-out Black Friday efforts
    Retailers pulled no punches in November, slashing prices, opening during the Thanksgiving holiday, blitzing online shoppers with deals well before Black Friday and offering perks such as price-matching and free shipping. But all their efforts couldn&...
  • Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving

    Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving
    At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening. In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...
  • Black Friday weekend 'very busy'; Thanksgiving sales break records

    Black Friday weekend 'very busy'; Thanksgiving sales break records
    The Thanksgiving and Black Friday back-to-back shopping events proved to be more popular with Americans than they were last year, according to industry data. The National Retail Federation pegged the number of unique shoppers Thursday through Sunday...
  • USDA announces new plan to combat salmonella

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled a new plan Wednesday to reduce the number of salmonella outbreaks linked to meat and poultry. The effort comes weeks after Foster Farms chicken was found to have sickened at least 389 people nationwide with...