| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal.
But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Good news from everyone's favorite cryptocurrency.
If you happen to be among the digital vanguard holding Bitcoins, then you're in line for some exclusive deals on Black Friday.
A group of online activists, Bitcoin boosters and retailers have...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Black Friday is nearly here and there are countless deals in stores and online. Here are five tech deals that you may want to check out.
Samsung Galaxy S 4 for $0 at Best Buy
The popular Samsung smartphone is currently available in stores and online...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Like most U.S. retailers, Apple is offering its customers Black Friday deals, but customers might want to skip them.
The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant is offering customers store gift cards with their purchases. The value of the gift card varies...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Thanksgiving and Black Friday back-to-back shopping events proved to be more popular with Americans than they were last year, according to industry data.
The National Retail Federation pegged the number of unique shoppers Thursday through Sunday...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
There's a nip in the air. Couples bundle against the cold. It must be time for the "war on Christmas."
Like the changing of the weather, the war on Christmas arrives each year a few weeks before Dec. 25. Conservatives take to the airwaves to denounce...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Need to buy a friend a birthday gift soon? Amazon.com doesn’t want you to go at it alone.
The online retailer released a new feature this week that allows a group of Facebook friends to collectively buy an Amazon.com gift card. Once logged in,...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Besides Christmas, there’s nothing quite like the Mother’s Day shopping scramble: $3.4 billion on brunch or dinner, $1.6 billion on clothing an accessories, $1.3 billion on getaways and pampering, all amounting to a big $18.6-billion thank you...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The swamped malls, crowded parking lots and frantic delivery companies say it all: Christmas crunch time is here for the two-thirds of Americans who still haven’t finished their holiday shopping.
That’s 132 million people trying to figure...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Let’s face it; holiday shopping can be such a drag. What with all the Black Friday madness or even just braving the parking lot at your local mall over the next few weeks, it’s easy to see how the joy......