Wal-Mart to stay open until 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve
Wal-Mart is joining the growing number of retailers that will be keeping their doors open longer this week.
On Christmas Eve, the world's largest retailer will close at 8 p.m., two hours later than last year, to give shoppers even more time for last-minute purchases.
Wal-Mart also is extending the order cut-off date for its site-to-store service to Dec. 20 from Dec. 17, last year's cut-off date. The program allows customers to purchase items online and pick them up at a Wal-Mart near them.
Also this week, Toys R Us stores will be open for 88 hours in a row starting Tuesday, and 14 Macy's stores will be open for 83 consecutive hours.
-- Andrea Chang