NEW YORK — Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster as they try to lock in sales before people swipe to the next site.
TAMPA — For more than six months, the new sweet shop in Hyde Park Village was missing a key ingredient: Its signature cupcake ATM.
NEW YORK — Cyber Monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title.
Holiday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high.
If waiting in line and shoving through crowds on Black Friday isn't your thing, maybe try Small Business Saturday, a relatively new annual shopping day that falls on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
The days of waiting in line at crazy, early morning hours for a chance to get a flat screen TV at a good price might be largely behind us.
LARGO — A restaurant once voted "Best of Largo" and a magnet to the city's aspiring downtown is facing several lawsuits claiming the owner has missed rent payments and left thousands of dollars in debts unpaid.
Chris Fleming was delivering groceries from supermarkets like Publix in the Tampa Bay area long before companies like Instacart or Shipt showed up.
Holiday season shopping makes up 19 percent of all annual retail-related sales for the year. While Black Friday sales have fallen flat for retailers in recent years and consumer confidence has yet to reach the level it was before the recession, analysts predict a brighter year for retail sales, with an average 3.6 to 4 …
Local business leaders are urging consumers to save some dollars for Shop Small Saturday, which targets shoppers who might be jumping into frenzied holiday gift-buying on Black Friday at area malls.