Rising inflation is leading to price increases for food, gas and other products and pushing many people to choose between digging deeper into their pockets or tightening their belts. In developing economies, it's especially dire.
Both Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day online shopping came in below Adobe's prediction. On Black Friday, online sales reached $8.9 billion, down from the $9 billion in 2020.
Saturday marks Small Business Saturday — a day created to shift consumers’ attention to the stores that call their communities home.
Postal workers who recall packages and letters piled up in distribution hubs a year ago are gearing up for another holiday crush.
The United States Postal Services is letting shoppers know when they need to wrap up and ship out their holiday gifts this year to make sure packages arrive by Christmas morning.
Last week, WalletHub published a report that found which retailers have the best deals for the shopping holiday.
Proctor & Gamble is voluntary recalling all lots of Old Spice and Secret aerosol spray antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck aerosol spray products with an expiry through September 2023 due to the presence of the chemical benzene.
The holidays are a time of traditions and U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Tampa) has made shopping local hers. Castor says 67 cents of every dollar spent at local businesses goes back into the local economy, which will be the key to continued recovery from the pandemic.
Personal incomes, which provide the fuel for future spending increases, rose 0.5% in October after having fallen 1% in September, a reflection of a drop in government support payments.
President Joe Biden has ordered the release of 50 million barrels of oil from America’s strategic reserve. Here is everything you need to know about the move.
Pinellas Park PD says the next time you hear beautiful music coming from a street performer who claims to have fallen on hard times, be wary. The story and the music are usually fake.
Liquor purveyors are recommending customers order early and be prepared to choose alternatives to specialty items
Don't be a turkey when you get ready to fly. The ‘Points Guy’ travel expert David Slotnick says now more than ever is the time for travelers to be “in the know.”
The real estate market in Tampa Bay is still hot. So what if you want a new home, but you don't want to leave your neighborhood? A growing number of homeowners are choosing to stay where they are, rebuilding from the ground up.
Dollar Tree will charge $1.25 for the majority of its products across all of its locations nationwide by the end of April.
The move is an effort to bring down rising gas prices.
Both Publix and Winn-Dixie are putting limits on the number of items customers can buy ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday. While Publix is limiting customers to two each of some popular items like pie filling, gravy, and bacon, Winn-Dixie is limiting the number of turkeys to one per customer.
If you still need to do your Thanksgiving shopping, you may need to be flexible with your grocery list. Publix has placed a purchase limit on some popular holiday food items.
DeSantis said the approximately 25-cent-a-gallon "gas tax relief" proposal could save the average Florida family up to $200 over a five- to six-month period, while reducing state revenue by more than $1 billion.
According to the American Christmas Tree Association, supply chain issues are affecting trees like so many other things. Fuel costs, port congestion, and extreme weather are all playing a factor in the overall number of trees available and their higher price tags.