AUSTRALIAN retail sales boasted the biggest monthly rise in four years in November as consumers splashed out on Apple iPhones and Black Friday promotions, a major boost for an economy that had been...

[SYDNEY] Australian retail sales boasted the biggest monthly rise in four years in November as consumers splashed out on Apple iPhones and Black Friday promotions, a major boost for an economy that...

[LONDON] British shoppers snapped up Black Friday bargains last month but an increasing share of their budgets was taken up by the rising cost of food, retailers said on Tuesday.

YEAR-END SHOPPING

CYBER Monday is on track to be the biggest US online spending day of the year with strong growth fuelled by deals on toys, computers and televisions, capping the biggest five-day period of the...

BLACK Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the...

[CHICAGO] US stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were...

[NEW YORK] The S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at fresh records Friday as optimism about "Black Friday" and the start of the holiday shopping season boosted Amazon and several other...

US SHOPPERS had splurged more than US$1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening on Thursday, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers...

THE Loh family took to the concrete Orchard Road pavement for 20 hours with the aim of purchasing new mattresses for their home.

THE Loh family took to the hard concrete Orchard Road pavement for 20 hours with the aim of purchasing soft, new mattresses for their home.