Black Friday sales

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' net worth exceeds $100 bn

The new achievement comes on the backdrop of Black Friday sales which got Bezos` fortune swelling.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Black Friday sales down as shopping habits change

Consumer spending during America`s Thanksgiving weekend dropped compared to last year, but the decline can be attributed to an improving economy and changing shopping habits, a survey found Sunday.

Dec 01, 2014, 03:15 AM IST

Obama shops to support small business, buys books

President Barack Obama has done his part to support independently owned businesses as the holiday shopping season begins.


Nov 30, 2014, 01:45 AM IST

Black Friday gets holiday shopping season into gear

Black Friday, the biggest US shopping "holiday," kicked off with expectations that lower gasoline prices and higher consumer confidence could mean better year-end retail sales than last year.

Nov 29, 2014, 05:55 AM IST

US retailers pull in nearly $60 bn over holiday weekend

The number of total buyers rose 9 percent over 2011, while their average spending rose by 6 percent.

Nov 27, 2012, 13:00 PM IST