holiday shopping http://nwpr.org en Holiday Shoppers May Hit Snags As Banks Try To Curb Fraud http://nwpr.org/post/holiday-shoppers-may-hit-snags-banks-try-curb-fraud <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/12/121613JR_StoreLimit_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>An unprecedented rash of credit card fraud in one corner of the Northwest is forcing banks to put limits on card purchases – just in time for the busiest shopping season of the year.<p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 01:01:34 +0000 Jessica Robinson 38813 at http://nwpr.org Holiday Shoppers May Hit Snags As Banks Try To Curb Fraud Northwest Retailer Coldwater Creek Hopes Makeover Will Pay Off http://nwpr.org/post/northwest-retailer-coldwater-creek-hopes-makeover-will-pay <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This holiday shopping season, women's clothing retailer </span>Coldwater<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Creek is trying to make it back into the black. The Sandpoint, Idaho-based company known for its distinctively Northwest style has had years of declining sales. The company's new strategy comes straight from the pages of the catalogs that made it famous.</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:04:40 +0000 Anna King & Jessica Robinson 37913 at http://nwpr.org Northwest Retailer Coldwater Creek Hopes Makeover Will Pay Off How Much Will Holiday Shoppers Spend In '13? http://nwpr.org/post/how-much-will-holiday-shoppers-spend-13 <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/11/110113AK_Holidayshop_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;</span>Put away those goblins and ghosts and bust out the elves. In stores, the winter holidays are already here.<p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 00:31:09 +0000 Anna King 36672 at http://nwpr.org How Much Will Holiday Shoppers Spend In '13?