Holiday Shopping

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Target: Customers’ Encrypted PINs Were Obtained

Target said Friday that debit-card PINs were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer earlier this month.


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Laws Allow Shoplifting Suspects To Be Held, Fined By Stores Without Police or Court Involvement

Outside the view of paying customers, people accused of shoplifting at Macy’s huge flagship store are escorted by security guards to cells in “Room 140,” where they can be held for hours, asked to sign an admission of guilt and pay hundreds in fines, sometimes without any conclusive proof they stole anything.


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Campers Help Amazon Keep Up With Holiday Rush

Twinkling lights, ornament-strewn trees and bustling campgrounds. Those are signs of the Christmas season in this Kentucky town, where the distribution center recruits an armada of RV owners as seasonal workers to help fill holiday orders.


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’12 Days of Christmas’ Items Top $114,000

The price of lords-a-leaping and ladies dancing has spiked this holiday season, but other items mentioned in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” still cost the same as they did last year.


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Two Arrested After Stabbing Over Parking Space At Wal-Mart

Two men were arrested following a Thursday night stabbing over a parking space at Walmart.


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Black Friday Survival Guide

Black Friday is just around the corner, which means big crowds will be lined up outside local malls waiting to take advantage of this year’s doorbusters. Many stores will open their doors Thanksgiving night, which […]


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Black Friday Discounts Offered at Va. ABC Stores

Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control stores will again offer discounts on Black Friday this year.


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Ask A Washington DC Expert: Tips For Shopping On Cyber Monday

Shop like an expert this year to ensure you snag the best discounts.


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

Season Of Uncertainty For Stores

Will Washington be the Grinch who stole Christmas?


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Best Washington DC Artists to Buy From This Holiday Season

Searching for gifts for someone who has everything can prove discouraging. Look no further, because local D.C. artists have become your new best friend this holiday season.





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