Holiday Shopping

A Chicago Target store.  (CBS)

Target To Black Friday Shoppers: Walk, Don’t Run (Forget That Commercial)

The deep discounts of Black Friday sales attract thousands of sometimes aggressive shoppers, but one retail chain is targeting safety concerns. Managers at Target are asking shoppers to put on the brakes.

CBS 2–11/22/2011

People shop at the Century City shopping mall in Los Angeles, California, for the day after Thanksgiving 'Black Friday' sales on November 26, 2010. Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year and kicks off the holiday shopping season for retailers.(GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Survive This Economy: Black Friday Shopping

This might be the hardest time of the year to “Survive This Economy.” The holiday meals, travel and all that holiday shopping really add up.

CBS 2–11/22/2011

(Photo illustration by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

Store Price Matching Not As Simple As It Sounds

With holiday shopping heating up, more stores are promoting price matching policies. It sounds like an easy deal, but it’s more difficult than it seems.

CBS 2–10/31/2011

Holiday shoppers pack the aisles. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

‘Black Friday’ Deals Losing Allure For Shoppers

Shoppers will be cautious with their dollars this holiday season and are less likely to rush to door-buster sales on “Black Friday,” according to a new analysis.

10/10/2011

Christmas Holiday Events

Holiday Shopping Forecast No Too Jolly For Retailers

There won’t be much for retailers to cheer about this holiday season, according to a new analysis of shopping trends.

09/21/2011

Macy's Shopper

Many Stores Open Late For Procrastinators

It’s Christmas Eve, and thus, it’s your last chance to get up, get out and finish your last-minute holiday shopping.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2010

A Man And Boy Shop For A Christmas Tree. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Christmas Tree Industry: We See Shoppers

An industry spokeman finds sales do not seem to vary with economic circumstances: If people want a fresh tree, they’ll buy a tree regardless of how well they’re doing.

WBBM Newsradio–11/30/2010

Illinois Agribusiness Products For Holiday Giving

The state of Illinois is touting some 200 Illinois food companies hoping holiday shoppers will find something tempting for holiday eating or gift giving.

11/23/2010

File Photo Of A Gift Basket. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Website Promotes Illinois Agribusiness Gift Products

The state of Illinois is touting some 200 Illinois food companies hoping holiday shoppers will find something tempting for holiday eating or gift giving.

11/23/2010

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