More showers & storms expect to be on and off the rest of your Friday. Flash flooding will be our main concern with a Flash Flood Watch through 8pm.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite hoping for a last-minute run of holiday shopping, some on the retail side weren't prepared when it actually happened.
MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse says heavy spending in the final days of a mostly lackluster season sent sales up 3.5 percent between Nov. 1 and Tuesday.
But UPS and FedEx failed to deliver some packages by Christmas.
Amazon is offering shipping refunds and other retailers are looking into it.