An employee organizes Lands' End Inc. apparel for sale at a Sears store inside the Del Amo shopping mall in Torrance, California.
Ty Wright/Bloomberg. Shoppers at the Easton Towne Center in Columbus, Ohio. Consumer spending in the U.S. rose more than forecast in October, a sign the biggest part of the economy is gaining momentum from a firming employment.
Today only, you have the chance to pay $50 for the privilege of spending another $400 at Starbucks. But only if you act fast! A year ago, the deal site Gilt launched a curious sale, offering a special stainless steel gift card to Starbucks for $450.
The dollar was mixed against its peers Friday, rising against the yen but falling against other currencies, after stronger-than-expected jobs data wasn't enough to convince investors that a rollback of the Federal Reserve's economic stimulus policy is imminent.
SHANGHAI - Shanghai authorities ordered schoolchildren indoors and halted all construction Friday as China's financial hub suffered one of its worst bouts of air pollution, bringing visibility down to a few dozen meters, delaying flights and obscuring the city's ...