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  • Crowds lighter than usual for Black Friday, as deals start earlier

    Crowds lighter than usual for Black Friday, as deals start earlier
    In many stores on Black Friday, shoppers moved at a leisurely pace through clear aisles and waited in relatively short lines in what may be the new normal of the holiday shopping season. Because the shopping mania began early — with consumers...
  • Online sales, early discounts alter holiday shopping traditions

    Online sales, early discounts alter holiday shopping traditions
    Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier, according to data released Sunday by an industry group. The...
  • LogoUp grows with Cyber Monday sales

    LogoUp grows with Cyber Monday sales
    Cyber Monday continues to grow, and an online retailer in Pompano Beach is growing along with it. LogoUp.com produces customized, embroidered apparel and accessories for businesses. It ranked 80th on the 2014 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    Here's what you need to know to start your week.    WEATHER Mostly cloud today with a high of 63, and a low of 34. Variable winds will be out of the west-northwest at 6 to 12 mph. Tonight, a dreaded trio of snow, sleet and rain will arrive...
  • Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdown

    Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdown
    Elbowing their way into malls this weekend for dolls, televisions and reindeer sweaters, shoppers probably will give little thought to how the future holiday presents got to retail shelves. For U.S. imported products, about 40% sail through Southern...
  • Black Friday weekend sales slump amid holiday bargain marathon

    Black Friday weekend sales slump amid holiday bargain marathon
    Holiday promotions that debuted as early as October led to a sharp decrease in Black Friday weekend sales, as some consumers took a breather from buying, according to industry data released Sunday. Traffic from Thanksgiving Day through Sunday fell 5.2.%...
  • Your guide to Cyber Monday, now 'Cyber Week'

    Your guide to Cyber Monday, now 'Cyber Week'
    As Black Friday has now morphed into a two-day event with the addition of shopping deals on Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday has in many cases similarly stretched into an extended affair. Cyber Monday, typically the largest online shopping day of the year, is...
  • Stocks sink after retail sales slip, China slows

    NEW YORK — Signs of weakness in China's economy and a weak start to the holiday shopping season knocked the stock market lower on Monday. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 13 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,055 as of 10:05 a.m....
  • Start of shopping 'marathon' looks promising, retailers say

    Start of shopping 'marathon' looks promising, retailers say
    Decked out in matching uniforms — black, long-sleeved jerseys with "Santa Baby" on the front — Christy Horn and several relatives took a midmorning break from Black Friday shopping for a photo shoot in front of a mall Christmas tree display,...
  • Cyber Monday growth slows after retail sales fell Thanksgiving weekend

    Cyber Monday growth slows after retail sales fell Thanksgiving weekend
    Online sales on what has become known as Cyber Monday were 8.7 percent higher than last year as of 2 p.m., according to IBM Digital Analytics. But the increase is far short of the 21 percent yearly growth seen last year. The smaller pace of growth...
  • Cyber Monday could be crucial this year

    Cyber Monday could be crucial this year
    At Bambeco's Baltimore warehouse, workers have been stocking wool throw blankets, soy candles, hemp dog beds and other items since July for Cyber Monday, the biggest day of the year for the online eco-friendly retailer. "This is, we like to say, our...