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Cyber Monday

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  • Retailers hope to eke out more sales after so-so holiday season

    Retailers hope to eke out more sales after so-so holiday season
    Reggie Arthur pulled an electric Razor scooter he'd bought his 8-year-old granddaughter, Shay Divers, for Christmas into the Mondawmin Mall Target store Thursday. The scooter — bright purple, her favorite color — was great, Arthur said, but...
  • Apple iOS Christmas online shopping sales 5 times higher than Android

    Apple iOS Christmas online shopping sales 5 times higher than Android
    Every quarter Google has a larger mobile market share than Apple, but when it comes to shopping online, iOS users outspent Android users with sales five times higher on Christmas Day. Apple iOS users accounted for 23% of total U.S. online sales,...
  • Tablets, Facebook beat smartphones, Pinterest in online holiday sales

    Online sales swelled 10.3% this holiday season compared with the same period in 2012, with massive surges in mobile use, according to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. During the fourth quarter, mobile traffic made up nearly 35% of all online visits,...
  • Private-sector job growth surprisingly improved in November, ADP says

    Private-sector job growth surprisingly improved in November, ADP says
    The private-sector labor market heated up significantly last month as companies added 215,000 jobs, the most in a year, in a surprisingly positive sign for the economic recovery, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday. The figure beat economists'...
  • 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...
  • 'Bmore Gives More' surpasses $5 million one-day goal

    'Bmore Gives More' surpasses $5 million one-day goal
    The 'Bmore Gives More' campaign exceeded its $5 million one-day fundraising goal as part of the national #GivingTuesday movement, GiveCorps announced Wednesday. Jamie McDonald, president of GiveCorps, said nearly $5.5 million was raised Tuesday. The...
  • 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...
  • Charities reap Giving Tuesday rewards

    Charities reap Giving Tuesday rewards
    Giving Tuesday pulled in significantly more than last year, with some charities saying they raised more in online donations than in any previous 24-hour period. The General Board of Global Ministries for the United Methodist Church, for example, said it...
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Cyber Monday 2013 was huge

    Cyber Monday 2013 broke records. It was the biggest online spending day ever. Cyber Monday left Black Friday in the dust. Take that, lackluster shopping weekend! Retailers' performance, indeed, was blah overall during the four-day holiday shopping...
  • 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...
  • 'Jeopardy' wades into 'GIF' pronunciation battle

    'Jeopardy' wades into 'GIF' pronunciation battle
    We've now heard it from Mr. Hooked on Phonics himself. "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek has stoked the flames of the undying Internet debate over how to correctly pronounce "GIF."  According to Trebek, GIF, an acronym for a popular image format (some...