They show up each year in malls and department stores like clockwork, seemingly eager to hear every child's Christmas wish list and pose, broadly smiling for photos. And, of course, there's that unmistakably hearty "Ho, ho, ho!" that signals that the holiday season -- and Santa Claus, himself -- has... Read More »
NEW YORK -- UPS expects to deliver 527 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, surpassing last year's record high by 10 percent.
The world's largest package delivery company estimates 28 million of those will be delivered on Thursday, Dec. 20 -- projected to be the busiest day of the... Read More »
By Tony Morrison
The last shopping weekend before Hanukkah and Christmas may have come and gone, but it's not too late to snatch up some last-minute presents for the job seeker in your life.
Sometimes, finding that right gift can be a real struggle. However, there are plenty of options out... Read More »
Spending in the 50 days before Christmas increased 5.5 percent -- the best sales since before the recession, reports The New York Times. According to the figures collected by MasterCard, that comes out to about $584.3 billion. Not figured into that sum are the numbers from some retailers who do not report... Read More »