Macy’s will open its first international store in 2018, choosing the United Arab Emirates as the location.
Amazon also announced the location for a new facility - Chicago. The online retailer will open its first Illinois warehouse next year, with more distribution centers in the works for the region.
Apply Pay has already seen more than 1 million credit cards activated on the new mobile payment system since its launch on Oct. 20, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced.
U.S. consumer confidence has reached its highest level since October 2007, according to the latest Conference Board Index. Analysts say this will be a boost for spending and the economy.