Tag: Holiday spending

Bad gifts still hanging around? 6 ways to get rid of them

NEW YORK — With the holidays gone, some people still have bad gifts hanging around. Time is ticking, since many retailers have 30-day return...
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NEW YORK — Shoppers spent a record amount online during the holiday season. ...
US consumer confidence dips in December, remains strong

WASHINGTON — Americans were a bit less confident about this economy this month than they were in November, but their spirits remained high overall...
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SANDISFIELD, Mass. — A Massachusetts town at one end of the state has spread holiday cheer to a town at the other end that...
Shoppers spending more may make a merry season for retailers

NEW YORK — Shoppers who are feeling good about the economy and spending more than expected on items like kitchen gadgets, toys and coats...
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FREMONT, Neb. — When Rachel Messing saw the police lights flashing behind her, she naturally wondered what she had done wrong. ...
Gift wrap or tape in 1 hour: How Amazon aids procrastinators

NEW YORK — With five days until Christmas, someone in New York urgently needed 10 rolls of wrapping paper. Another person needed a bag...
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ATLANTA — Think of it as a gift for holiday travelers in Georgia. ...
US consumer spending rises 0.6 percent in November

WASHINGTON — American consumers stepped up their spending last month, a good sign for the holiday shopping season. ...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland first lady Yumi Hogan will be getting into the holiday spirit by distributing gifts to youths. ...

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