The growth in seasonal spending is slowing as economic uncertainty looms.
With so many new devices released in 2012, the industry must find a balance between satisfying demand and over-saturation.
The electronics chain hopes some mobile trickery will get customers to the store to actually buy something.
Despite recent earnings disappointments, the online leaders should generate strong holiday sales.
The sex scandal surrounding Kevin Clash may impact Sesame Workshop's sales heading into the holiday season.
The retailer's earnings are even more dismal than Wall Street had feared. Shares tumble 12%.
These 4 chains are so beaten down even a modest improvement in holiday sales could give their stocks a substantial lift.
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