Holiday Shopping

Black-Friday eve shopping is becoming a new American tradition with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Local Shoppers Aim to Spend Less This Year on Gifts

There’s only six shopping days left for this Christmas season and a new poll finds many Americans are spending less on gifts this year than in years past.

12/18/2014

A TransUnion survey finds that majority of Americans don't take into account how holiday shopping with credit cards can affect their credit scores. (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Holiday Shopping Can Hurt Credit Score

Survey finds that majority of Americans don’t take into account how holiday shopping with credit cards can affect their credit scores.

12/01/2014

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Amazon’s New Robot Army Is Ready to Ship

A year ago, Amazon.com workers like 34-year-old Rejinaldo Rosales hiked miles of aisles each shift to “pick” each item a customer ordered and prepare it for shipping.

12/01/2014

CNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year. (Photo by Joern Haufe/Getty Images)

Survey: Most Americans Would Like Drones To Deliver Their Holiday Purchases

CNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year, most of that online.

11/28/2014

Black-Friday eve shopping is becoming a new American tradition with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Early-Bird Shoppers Turn Out On Thanksgiving

Black-Friday eve shopping is becoming a new American tradition with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day.

11/27/2014

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Consumer Group Lists ’10 Worst Toys’ for Kids

A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group.

11/20/2014

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Navigating The Web For The Best Deals On Cyber Monday

Get prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.

11/12/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

A vast crowd of shoppers hunt for bargains at Macy's the day after Thanksgiving, or "Black Friday." (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

‘Black Thursday’ Faces Backlash

Macy’s? Naughty. Home Goods? Nice. Kohl’s? Naughty. Costco? Nice.

11/06/2014

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