holiday retail

Teen sisters turn origami into fund for clean water projects

Origami. In all shapes and sizes. On the piano. On the tables. On the shelves. The Adams family home in Dallas has been taken over by the ancient art, but no one seems to mind. Those paper creations are funding clean water projects around the world and saving lives. A cluttered home is a small price to pay in exchange.

Holiday gifts that give back

In 2019, Impact Your World told you about dozens of people and nonprofits making a difference in their communities -- from those fighting to stop rainforest loss and bird extinction to setting up safe spaces for sex-trafficking victims.

The Nintendo Switch was Black Friday's big winner

Gamers are getting excited about the next generation of PlayStation and Xbox. But those won't come out until next holiday season. In the meantime, the Nintendo Switch is reaping the rewards of video game players holding out for new gaming systems.

Shoppers spent $4.2B online on Thanksgiving

Americans with a hearty appetite for online deals pulled out their smartphones and, for the first time, shelled out more than $4 billion on Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday shopping season.

Best Buy is ready for Black Friday

Only a handful of old-school retailers are thriving in the face of Amazon today. Best Buy continues to be one of those companies and is set for a strong holiday stretch.

Get holiday shopping done early this year to avoid tariffs

President Trump doesn't want to be the Grinch who stole Christmas for American consumers. That's a major reason why the White House decided this week to push the implementation of new tariffs on a variety of Chinese goods to mid-December.

How Amazon Prime Day became the shopping Super Bowl

Amazon has successfully invented a new shopping holiday, a kind of Black Friday in July. The e-commerce giant and its retail competitors are set to capitalize on shoppers dishing out on everything from clothes to televisions next week.