ATLANTA - Some analysts are saying that shoppers seem to be spending less leading up to Christmas Day.
The market research NPD Inc., says consumer traffic over the weekend was in line with the same time a year ago, but shoppers seemed to be holding onto their wallets a... more »
BATON ROUGE - Many Americans are determined not to let higher gas be the Grinch that spoils their holiday spending plans. Gas prices on average have risen about 17 cents since Labor Day to $2.86 per gallon because of rising oil prices. By one analyst's estimate, that means Americans are... more »