San Francisco USPS Uses Large Robot To Sort Packages During Holiday Shopping FrenzyThe U.S. Postal Service is using a large new robot to handle the delivery challenges of this year's holiday shopping rush.
Best Places In The Bay Area To Get Your Holiday Shopping Done EarlyWith the holiday season encroaching, it’s once again the time of year when shoppers hit the streets searching for the perfect gift for everyone on their list. Here are five ideal areas around the Bay to wrap up some early holiday shopping.
Tech Report: Late Holiday Shoppers Still Have Time For Free ShippingWith Christmas one week away, there are hundreds of businesses encouraging online shoppers to take advantage of Free-Shipping Day this Wednesday.
Brian Cooley: The Twelve Tech Buys Of ChristmasFor this holiday shopping list, I'm skippping smartphones, computers, cameras and a host of other technologies that have either become utterly routine or obsolete. Instead, let's get a quick look of what I would think of this year when I think great tech that will delight as well as surprise.
Tech Report: Last, Last Minute Online GiftsKCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid picks out some very, very last-minute gift options for holiday shoppers.
ConsumerWatch: 'Advent Conspiracy' Tries To Take Focus Off SpendingWith Christmas just a few days away shoppers are rushing to buy last minute presents. But for some the holidays aren’t just about the gifts. Enter the Advent Conspiracy movement, where instead of buying and receiving presents it’s more about giving something valuable like time and charity.
Toys 'R' Us Stores Extend Hours Before ChristmasLast minute shoppers are getting a reprieve as Toys 'R' Us stores nationwide will remain open for 88 straight hours of shopping.
Bay Area Retail Employees Endure Holiday Shopping RushFor the people helping hurried and stressed out customers, it was becoming anything but the most wonderful time of the year.
ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Retailers Bring Back Layaway PlansWith the holiday shopping season underway, there are indications that consumers are spending less or at least within their means.