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Mellody Hobson on Retail 'Bloodbath,' Growing Challenges

Mellody Hobson on Retail 'Bloodbath,' Growing Challenges

May 16
CBS News financial contributor Mellody Hobson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss retail trends.

Retail Funk: Stores Face Biggest Challenges Since Recession

Retail Funk: Stores Face Biggest Challenges Since Recession

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 10
It's starting to look a lot like the Great Recession redux for retailers. More than twice as many stores have closed this year than at the same point last year.

New Ways to Return Online Purchases That Just Aren't Right

New Ways to Return Online Purchases That Just Aren't Right

By Anne d'Innocenzo | Apr 8
As online shopping surges, so do the returns - and the hassles for shoppers trying to get rid of items that aren't right. A few startups dedicated to online returns as well as changes at some big stores may make it easier.

Woes for Stores as Shoppers Look Elsewhere for Inspiration

Woes for Stores as Shoppers Look Elsewhere for Inspiration

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Mar 27
Shoppers aren't just showrooming at stores and then buying the same items online if they can find better prices - it's a more significant separation from the mall.

Mindful of Amazon, Malls Take the Santa Experience High Tech

By Joseph Pisani | Dec 10
The Santa experience has gotten a makeover as many malls install shows and games they hope will lure shoppers who are buying more online.

5 LGBT-Friendly Places to Shop This Holiday Season

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 3
With the holiday season coming up, it may just be the perfect opportunity to give back to companies spreading the love. Here are five go-to places to shop for the holidays.

A Look at 4 Trends for the 2016 Holiday Shopping Season

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 27
As the 2016 holiday shopping season kicks off, the trends to watch for include some that are a bit wacky.

Holiday Shopping? Bring These 4 Money-Saving Apps With You

By Joseph Pisani | Nov 27
If you're looking to save a few bucks at the mall while holiday shopping, charge up the smartphone and bring these apps with you.

Splurge or Save? Holiday Spending May Hinge on How You Voted

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 26
A divisive election that left half the country deflated and the other half rejuvenated could reverberate through the holiday shopping season in the kind of gifts people are giving or how much they spend.

Jet.com's Marc Lore is Out to Reinvent the Shopping Cart

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 18
Jet.com is built on a real-time pricing algorithm that determines which sellers are the most efficient in value and shipping and adjusts prices based on what items are in the checkout cart.

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