National Retail Federation News
20th Anniversary of JonBenet Ramsey Murder Mystery
The "GMA" team of insiders analyzes some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
Got a Gift Card? Use it, or You Could Lose it!
Like many consumers, Mei Mei Giang of California has a whole collection of unused gift cards sitting in a drawer. But when she recently tried using one of them -- a gift card she’d received a couple of Christmases ago – Mei Mei got a shock. The $100 card wouldn’t work, even though it had not
What to Know About Post-Christmas Returns, Sales
Dec. 26 is a historic day for shopping and saving. It’s a great day to use all those gift cards, return unwanted items and get the most bang for your buck as post-holiday sales roll out. Read below for my tips for maximizing your post- Christmas shopping. RETURNS: Having the receipt is the key to
Shoppers Look to Score More Deals on Cyber Monday
After a record-breaking Black Friday , shoppers are gearing up for Cyber Monday . More than 122 million Americans are expected to shop online on Cyber Monday to score even more discounts, according to the National Retail Federation . "Millions of consumers shopped over Thanksgiving weekend and
Authorities Warn of Online Fraud Ahead of Cyber Monday
With new chip credit cards making it harder for scammers to steal your information, thieves are turning online to find potential victims.
Last Minute Mother's Day Deals
Americans are estimated to spend $21.4 billion on Mother's Day gifts, outings and flowers and retailers are stepping up with deals.
Retail's Night Out Kicks Off Tonight in Washington, D.C.
ABC News' Margaret Chadbourn gives us a preview of Retail Night in Washington, D.C.
Super Bowl 50: What Americans Will Be Eating and Spending
It's almost that time of year again when football and non-football fans alike join forces to watch the most popular sporting event of the year: the Super Bowl. Nearly 189 million Americans are expected to tune into the Super Bowl 50 championship game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina
Holiday Gift Card-Giving Expands With Stocks and Smashing Concrete
Holiday shoppers were estimated to spend more than $31 billion on gift cards in 2014, according to the National Retail Federation , and this year the options are expanding beyond money in a plastic card. In October, gift cards that buy fractional shares of publicly traded companies became available