Cyber Monday 2015 will be a day for the retail record books, at least until next holiday season.
For the second time this year, Target’s e-commerce site crashed due to exceptionally high levels of activity related to a major sales promotion.
Huge numbers of shoppers feasted on deals over Thanksgiving weekend, but how and when Americans did so has forever changed, as online activity exceeded store visits.
Guest appearances by Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson at Books-A-Million stores gave the retailer a modest sales lift in the third quarter.
Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon withstood sharp questioning from Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s Mad Money, after information shared at the retailer’s analysts’ meeting heightened concerns about its growth prospects and had a disastrous impact on the company’s share price.