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The holidays were a much-needed breather from the retail apocalypse

The holiday season is traditionally the busiest time of the year for retailers. This year, some stores broke sales records. Their efforts could help postpone the effects of the retail apocalypse. After a dismal start to 2017, US retailers had a lot to prove this holiday season. Thanksgiving and Christmas […]
The holidays were a much-needed breather from the retail apocalypse
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These stores made big moves to defy the retail apocalypse

The holiday season is traditionally the busiest time of the year for retailers. This year, some stores broke sales records. Their efforts could help postpone the effects of the retail apocalypse. After a dismal start to 2017, US retailers had a lot to prove this holiday season. Thanksgiving and Christmas […]
These stores made big moves to defy the retail apocalypse
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Amazon is getting a boost from Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is expected to be the single biggest shopping day in America’s history. Amazon is trading higher on the shopping holiday. The company expects to ship millions of packages on Monday. Check out the live price of Amazon stock. Shares of Amazon are trading up 1.41% to $US1,202.51 on […]
Amazon is getting a boost from Cyber Monday
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Retail stocks are gaining on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is expected to be the largest, single shopping day in history. Retail stocks are on the rise in early hours of the holiday. Amazon‘s stock was leading the pack, up 2.04%. With Black Friday officially in the books, US retailers are now taking part in Cyber Monday – […]
Retail stocks are gaining on Cyber Monday
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Gun background checks in America set a new record on Black Friday

On Black Friday, the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) received a record number of requests from hopeful gun owners. The two previous single-day records were also set on Black Fridays. Shoppers were taking advantage of discounts, but may have also been motivated by a Justice Department memo […]
Gun background checks in America set a new record on Black Friday
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Black Friday is giving retail stocks a boost

Black Friday is one of the most important days for retail, with 0ne third of annual sales occurring in the fourth quarter. Many retail stocks are trading higher on Friday. Macy’s is seeing the biggest boost, rising more than 3%. It’s Black Friday in the US, and shoppers across the […]
Black Friday is giving retail stocks a boost
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One of the most popular Black Friday items has no discount

The Nintendo Switch is one of the most popular items this holiday season. Retailers had plenty of the video-game consoles in stock on Black Friday, though they weren’t discounted. It was still one of the best-selling items at Black Friday sales over the Thanksgiving holiday. Though Black Friday events are […]
One of the most popular Black Friday items has no discount
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A Texas Walmart was set on fire — and officials say it was deliberate

A shopper in a Walmart in Texas on Wednesday recorded footage of flames reaching the ceiling of the store. People doing last-minute pre-Thanksgiving shopping were forced to evacuate the store. An official says someone deliberately set two fires. A massive fire in a Texas Walmart was caught on camera by […]
A Texas Walmart was set on fire  —  and officials say it was deliberate