A top strategy for 2011 includes allowing shopping carts across different brands to be combined online.
While defensives lumbered into year's end, steel, oil and high-end retailers showed aggressive growth and look ready to keep it up.
The bookstore chain stops making payments to some vendors. Can it survive?
The daily discount site is clearing the way to raise almost $1 billion in investor financing.
From video Barbie to Tonka Chuck, toys topped the list of holiday must-haves.
The retailer sold 158 items per second on its peak shopping day.
With a new year just a few trading days away, a few promising sectors stand out.
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