Many consumers are entering the holiday season with more disposable income, but retailers are up against a supply chain crisis that has left them scrambling to stock enough partywear, among other things.
Facebook Inc said on Monday it will start breaking out the financials for its virtual and augmented reality unit, an announcement that comes as its main advertising businesses face "significant uncertainty."
Britain will announce a rise in its minimum wage for those aged 23 and over to 9.50 pounds ($13.06) per hour from 8.91 pounds in the government's budget statement on Wednesday, the finance ministry said on Monday.
U.S. online holiday spending is expected to grow at its slowest pace in at least eight years, as product shortages, higher prices and pandemic-related uncertainties threaten to put a strain on the shopping season.
Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled search features coming soon that will put images rather than text at the heart of queries and potentially expand its role in e-commerce and its dominance in online video.