Hashtags, emojis and even a rubber duck may replace dogs, cats and hats in an upcoming version of the Monopoly board game.
Holiday spending got a boost in 2016, according to one analysis, as more people opted to shop by phone or computer - though department stores and clothing retailers still lagged.
After the alarm on your smartphone goes off, it's time to roll out of your "smart" bed and give your hair a good run through with your app-connected brush. Don't forget to use your smart toothbrush in front of your smart mirror.
Macy's says it is eliminating more than 10,000 jobs and plans to move forward with 68 store closures after a disappointing holiday shopping season.
Tomorrow's retail stores want to take a page from their online rivals by embracing advanced technology - everything from helpful robots to interactive mirrors to shelves embedded with sensors.
Police in Florida say an angry dog sent three people to the hospital after one tried to put a sweater on it.
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.
If you're cleaning out your closets for the new year, or need some spare cash after the holidays, your old stuff can help fill up your wallet.
The holidays are a time for celebration and gifts, but not all presents hit the mark and returning them doesn't feel very festive. If you find yourself unhappy with a gift, you wouldn't be the only one.
Ikea, the leading Swedish home furnishings retailer, says "a tentative settlement" has been reached in the case involving three families in the United States whose children died after Ikea chests and dressers tipped over.