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Cyber Monday

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  • What is Green Monday?

    What is Green Monday?
    So what exactly is Green Monday?  Green Monday, the second Monday in December, is yet another online shopping holiday coined by retailers to spark consumer excitement.  “It’s not as big as Cyber Monday, but it’s bigger than Black...
  • You may already be too late for hottest holiday toys

    (Reuters) - If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck. With Christmas approaching, the $119 toy - made by Mattel Inc - is sold out. Of course, you can find it at...
  • November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline

    November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline
    Despite a wimpy Black Friday, early estimates show retail sales posted solid growth in November as a whole, suggesting that earlier and more frequent discounts are stealing the thunder of the traditional shopping weekend, but giving the industry...
  • Enjoy the holidays—even if you feel like a Grinch

    Enjoy the holidays—even if you feel like a Grinch
    Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Caring Tuesday. That’s how it all begins. December smacks me in the face like someone in corporate America out to reboot “We Didn’t Start the Fire.” Admittedly, I am not one to embrace the holiday...
  • Allentown's new high school is in business

    Allentown's new high school is in business
    Watch this: GM recalls vehicles for faulty headlights. Allentown's corporate community is stepping up to help the residents of downtown neighborhoods, including funding a new high school. Congressional Republicans say they'll pass a one-year extension...
  • Around Town: Pining for a less commercialized Hanukkah

    It’s time for Around Town’s annual hat tip to dreidels, latkes and menorahs. Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday honoring the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem around 160 BCE (or B.C.) after the successful Maccabean Revolt against...
  • Retail sales rise 0.7% in November, largest gain in eight months

    Retail sales rise 0.7% in November, largest gain in eight months
    Retail sales rose more than expected in November as holiday shoppers took advantage of falling gas prices and an improving job market to scoop up electronics and other goods. In November, retail sales climbed to $449.3 billion, up 0.7% from October...
  • November retail sales beat expectations as gas prices fall

    Retail sales rose more than expected in November as consumers took advantage of falling gasoline prices and an improving job market to go shopping. The jolly report for the first days of the crucial holiday spending season adds to other indicators of...
  • Girl Scouts getting ready to sell cookies online

    It's about time. The tradition-rich Girl Scouts have finally embraced e-commerce. And appropriately, the news was delivered on Cyber Monday. Girl Scouts, who have been selling boxes of cookies for nearly 100 years by knocking on doors, setting up booths...
  • The Grinch in me

    In a house with young kids, all the shopping, spending, wrapping and merry-making that goes in to Christmas Day -- which takes weeks to prepare and often twice as much money as originally planned -- gets largely credited to Santa Claus come December 25th....
  • FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days

    FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days
    Inside FedEx Corp.'s sorting facility, mechanical arms whir within a labyrinth of buzzing blue and yellow machinery. Cardboard boxes drop onto a conveyor belt with a thud, zipping down the line to be sorted before making it to shoppers' doorsteps for...