Small Businesses Band Together For Small Business SaturdayMany communal Small Business Saturday events have grown to the point where they're organized by local chambers of commerce and community business organizations that have big marketing budgets.
On Labor Day, Sales Are Plentiful For Bargain Seekers Celebrating the Labor Day holiday has just begun, and many can't wait to soak in the sun. Retailers are hoping for rain, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Christmas Sales Fall Short Of Expected RecordIt was supposed to be a record Christmas for retailers, but now that Santa has come and gone experts say sales numbers have fallen short.
Did You Miss 'Cyber Monday'? There Will Be Other Deals, Expert SaysOn Cyber Monday, business was booming. But are all the good holiday deals history already? Experts say it's not so.
Holiday Shopping Forecast No Too Jolly For RetailersThere won’t be much for retailers to cheer about this holiday season, according to a new analysis of shopping trends.
UPDATED: Retail Sales Up, But Gas Prices May Ruin ItNew numbers show retail sales are rising, but with soaring gas prices, the gains might be short-lived.
Local Third-Quarter Retail Sales Up 5%Third-quarter retail sales are up nearly 5 percent in the Chicago area, and the upward trend is expected to continue.
Holiday Sales Up, But Small Businesses Still StruggleThe latest report on retail sales showed that holiday sales will jump 3.3 percent this year, bringing sales close to 2007 levels and well above those in 2006.