CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line.
This year's "Cyber Monday" is set to be the biggest online shopping day in history, Adobe predicts. With data from thousands of retailers still flowing in, the company believes Monday's total online spending will be $2.98 billion.
Bill Gates, the world's richest man, led a group of philanthropists in vowing to plow $2 billion into clean energy through personal investments and a new fund to be set up next year.
With Prime, Amazon has made two-day delivery a standard part of its user experience. Recently, its increased the one-day and same-day shipping as well, as it improves its “last-mile” capabilities, and talked a big game about implementing drones in the ...
0146 GMT [Dow Jones] Crude prices are hardly moving as the market expects the Saudi Arabia-led Opec to maintain the strategy of pumping out oil at high levels to protect market share at this Friday's meeting.