alacatr/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Along with several other retailers, Target is slashing prices this holiday season with early Black Friday deals starting now through November. Deep discounts are available on everything from home and kitchen items to electronics, apparel, beauty products, toys and lots more.
MicroStockHub/iStockBy ABC News (NEW YORK) — With the holiday season upon us and no government stimulus in sight, many Americans are depending on the kindness of strangers to make ends meet amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While some may be accepting food donations, others are trying crowdfunding to pay their bills.
David Tran/iStockBY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — More than 1 million Americans are boarding planes despite warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to avoid traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday. On Friday, 1,019,836 passengers flew in the U.S., 1.5 million less than on the same day
AdrianHancu/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Sephora’s deals on beauty buys aren’t stopping on Black Friday. In fact, they will continue throughout the holiday season. The retailer announced its first Sephorathon event where Sephora Insiders, VIB and Rouge members can shop exciting promotions starting Dec. 3. From
Official White House Photo by Andrea HanksBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he will not extend a handful of the emergency lending programs the Federal Reserve implemented earlier this year to buoy the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to Federal Reserve
VioletaStoimenova/iStockBy JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The countdown is on for Black Friday, which is now just one week away. But given the coronavirus pandemic, the biggest shopping day of the year is posed to look different and retailers are taking steps to offset the impact to sales.
JohnFScott/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(SEATTLE) — Starbucks will increase wages for the majority of its staff starting next month, the company confirmed to ABC News on Thursday. Beginning Dec. 14, all baristas, shift supervisors and cafe attendants hired on or before Sept. 14 will see a 10% pay increase. Those
Kerkez/iStockBy JOEL LYONS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — COVID-19 has upended life as we know it. In addition to causing widespread illness and death, it’s affected the livelihoods of millions of Americans who now face unemployment or are struggling to keep their business afloat during the pandemic. Amid virtual learning,
Maridav/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) — As the U.S. economy slowly recovers from the devastation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, a new reality is setting in that many of the jobs lost over the past seven months may not be coming back any time soon. New research
courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Some 742,000 workers filed for unemployment insurance last week, an uptick of more than 30,000 compared to the previous week, the Department of Labor said Thursday. Weekly jobless claims have remained elevated for months but were on the decline for the past four