UPS blaming demand isn’t as far-fetched as it sounds «
Seems dubious, but other facts show that most of the retail industry was caught by surprise by the strong Internet shopping demand. See full story.
How to retire early — 35 years early
For many Americans, the idea of an early retirement is pure fantasy — many surveys suggest that a good portion of us are convinced we’ll never be able to retire at all. But what if retirement saving isn’t quite as insurmountable an obstacle as you think? See full story.
‘I have a … deal’? How retail hijacked MLK Day
The civil-rights icon’ is now used to sell clothing, parties and cocktails. See full story.
Google’s smart contact lens mops up diabetics’ tears
Google tests ‘smart’ contact lens that measures glucose levels in tears, with the aim of relieving diabetes sufferers See full story.
What FCC decision means for cable-cord cutters
End of “net neutrality” could raise cost of streaming TV shows. See full story.
MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE
For the best deals on these products, shop at big-box and grocery stores instead. See full story.