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11,000 UPS Freight Drivers May Go on Strike Monday, as Holiday Shopping Season Looms

It would be their first work stoppage since 1997 .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 8th, 2018

Bucks players Brogdon, Bledsoe take kids shopping for the holidays: Slideshow

Milwaukee Bucks players Eric Bledsoe, Malcolm Brogdon, Pat Connaughton and Tony Snell spent Monday evening with a group of 12 kids to help them get ready for the holiday season during the annual “Shop with a Buck” event at Kohl’s at Bayshore.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Amazon says Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 were the biggest shopping days in its history

REUTERS/Ralph D. Freso Amazon has said that Cyber Monday was the biggest ever shopping day in their 24-year history. It was part of a record-breaking holiday season spanning T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 27th, 2018

Wall Street rebounds on holiday season hopes

U.S. stocks rebounded on Monday after two bruising weeks, as investors picked up beaten-down energy and financial stocks, while retailers gained on hopes of robust sales on the largest online shopping day of the year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2018

Editorial: Holiday season is a time to shop locally

While many consumers are starting their holiday shopping by fighting through Black Friday crowds or trying to snap up fleeting deals on Cyber Monday, we thought it important to call attention to Small Business Saturday and its value to local entrep.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 23rd, 2018

UPS avoids teamsters strike, ratifies contract ahead of holiday rush

UPS and its freight workers have come to a deal, avoiding what could have been a messy holiday shipping season. Freight workers with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union ratified a final contract offer with United Parcel Service Inc. (NY.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

11,000 UPS Freight drivers could be on strike by Monday

UPS hasn't seen a strike since 1997. That might change next week, with the possibility of 11,000 UPS Freight drivers going on strike across the US......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2018

11,000 UPS Freight drivers could be on strike by Monday

UPS hasn't seen a strike since 1997. That might change next week, with the possibility of 11,000 UPS Freight drivers going on strike across the US......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2018

Amazon hiring thousands of delivery drivers for holiday season

Amazon.com Inc wants to hire thousands of seasonal delivery drivers to supplement services provided by the U.S. Post Office, United Parcel Service Inc , FedEx Corp and its own delivery partners, the company said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2018

Amazon hiring thousands of delivery drivers for holiday season

Amazon.com Inc wants to hire thousands of seasonal delivery drivers to supplement services provided by the U.S. Post Office, United Parcel Service Inc , FedEx Corp and its own delivery partners, the company said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Amazon drops free-shipping minimum in race for holiday sales

Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc and other rivals vying for customers' Christmas shopping......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Amazon drops free shipping minimum in tussle for holiday sales

Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc and other rivals vying for customers' Christmas shopping sprees......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2018

Amazon drops free shipping minimum in tussle for holiday sales

Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc and other rivals vying for customers' Christmas shopping sprees......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2018

Amazon drops free shipping minimum in tussle for holiday sales

Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc and other rivals vying for customers' Christmas shopping sprees......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Bankruptcy judge approves financing to keep Sears open

A bankruptcy judge on Monday approved $300 million in financing to keep department store chain Sears Holdings Corp open through the holiday season, giving the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. shopping malls a chance to remain in business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2018

Consumer Discretionary Q4 Earnings: U.S. Consumer Appears Strong Amid Heightened Global Uncertainty

Ahead of upcoming earnings, the consumer discretionary sector has seen some volatility as many retailers issued new guidance once the holiday shopping season came to an end. Overall it.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 18th, 2019

Economic Preview: Economy capped off strong 2018 with big holiday season, but we won’t know for sure due to government shutdown

The holiday shopping season looks to have been one of the best in years in another manifestation of the economy’s firm backbone, but don’t expect to hear about it this week. Here’s why......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2019

Macy"s drops a holiday-season bombshell

Macy's shares were on track for their worst day ever after the department store chain warned sales during the key holiday shopping season failed to live up to company expectations......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 10th, 2019

Retail Stocks Slip Amid Mixed December Sales, Q4 Outlook

Fourth-quarter updates are painting a mixed picture of the holiday shopping season for retailers.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 10th, 2019

Freight Brokers Cautiously Optimistic In The New Year, But There"s An Ominous Counterpoint

The holiday season was a wild one for the transportation industry, with two mid-week disruptions cutting busin.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 8th, 2019

Cheer up, Wall Street! U.S. likely had the best holiday since 2005

A slowing housing market, tumbling stock prices and a trade war couldn’t derail what appears to have been America’s best holiday-shopping season since before the financial crisis of 2008. The data... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 3rd, 2019