More Retailers Are Closed On Thanksgiving This YearThe pandemic has transformed the holiday shopping season. Another major difference this year: People planning to shop on Thanksgiving will have fewer options than they have had in the past.
Online Holiday Shopping Yields Record Levels Of FraudThe Consumer Fraud Center said holiday shoppers went off a "shopping cliff" in terms of being ripped off by counterfeit and fake goods sold by cybercriminals this year in excess of $2 billion for the period of November-December 2012.
Retailers Ready For Last Minute Holiday ShoppersRetailers say the weekend before Christmas exceeds the crush of people who crowd stores on "Black Friday" -- but special sales, discounts and bargains will continue through Christmas Eve on Monday.
Macy's To Stay Open For 48-Hour Christmas Shopping MarathonIt's a national initiative that includes Macy's at Oakland Mall in Troy and Macy's at Twelve Oaks in Novi.
Consumer Reports: Costco Tops List Of Major Retail Chain StoresCostco pleased shoppers better than any other retailer according to Consumer Reports survey of more than 26,000 readers who told the organization about their shopping experience at 10 of the nations major retailers.
Retail Survey: Significant Increase In Credit Card SalesA group representing Michigan retailers says a survey has found a significant increase in credit card sales among its members so far.
Retailers Ready For Last Full Holiday Shopping WeekendIt's the last full weekend of the holiday shopping season and retailers say they're ready.
Retailers Push Early Holiday SalesRetailers are hoping to increase sales well before Black Friday - the traditional start of the holiday shopping season.
Merry Christmas!Children and adults across Metro Detroit, Michigan and the world were up early Saturday morning opening gifts on this Christmas 2010.
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