The paradox of gift giving: More not better, says new study

Holiday shoppers, take note. Marketing and psychology researchers have found that in gift giving, bundling together an expensive "big" gift and a smaller "stocking stuffer" reduces the perceived value of the overall package ...

The psychology of gift-giving and receiving

Gift exchanges can reveal how people think about others, what they value and enjoy, and how they build and maintain relationships. Researchers are exploring various aspects of gift-giving and receiving, such as how givers ...

Mobile apps let consumers digitize receipts, gift cards

Consumers, with the help of tech companies, are transforming their personal blizzard of missing receipts, misplaced coupons, lost promotional alerts and unused gift cards into digital files stored in the cloud.

Amazon to compensate customers for late gifts

Amazon Thursday said it would give $20 gift cards and pay shipping costs for customers affected by problems at UPS and FedEx that delayed some Christmas package deliveries.

Gadgets: Digital photo gift ideas

Once again it's that shopping time of year and if digital photography is on your shopping list, here is a roundup of accessories to kick off the season.

PayPal fattens digital wallet

PayPal on Tuesday pulled out a revamped digital wallet service amid rumors it is poised to introduce a plug-in gizmo that will let small businesses accept credit card payments using smartphones.

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