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Black Friday 2016: Best Buy, Walmart, & Target ads

On November 10, 2016

Get your shopping lists ready. The Big Black Friday ads are out. Best Buy, Target, and Walmart deals are available, and the deals don’t start on Thanksgiving. The holiday shopping season is already in full force, and you need to be ready to grab the deals when you find them. Here’s a look at the top deals to grab this…

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Survival guide to Black Friday week

On November 19, 2012

The much anticipated Thanksgiving week has arrived. Get the aspirin ready if you’re travelling or planning to shop. Put the scale away and get the beer ready if you’re planning to be lazy and watch some football and eat. Don’t expect the hype over the shopping season to end next week. There’s a lot at stake this year for retailers,…

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Christmas creep: how early is too early?

On October 16, 2012

It seems Christmas creeps into our lives earlier and earlier every year. The decorations have been up at some stores for weeks. This year, Target is already launching holiday ads and we haven’t even hit Halloween. So, what can we expect this shopping season? I predict aggressive marketing and sales. Stores are fighting for every last dollar. The consumer friendly…

Consumer News / Consumer Tips

Cash for your feedback

On May 1, 2012

We all want a little extra cash, but how much time are you willing to invest for the chance of winning something? At the bottom of most cash register receipts, the store asks you for customer feedback. If you take the survey on the phone or online, you could win a prize. Sometimes, it’s up to $5,000. The constant surveys…

Consumer News / Consumer Tips

Black Friday shopping game-changer

On November 7, 2011

As a consumer reporter, Black Friday is a big day. It kicks off the holiday shopping season, and means I have to rise in the middle of the night to bring you money saving tips on the morning show when stores open for Black Friday. People sleeping in tents for days to cash in on big shopping savings is the…

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Third party companies to sell electronics on Best Buy’s website

On September 7, 2011

Just in time for the holiday shopping frenzy that will arrive before you know it, Best Buy is teaming up with third-party sellers to offer you a third more products online. Best Buy will launch Marketplace. It will feature items from partners like Buy.com, Cameta Camera, ANT Online, MamBate, Beach Audio, Wayfair, SF Planet, and Electronic Express. “Increased assortment of…

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Best & worst credit cards

On January 16, 2011

It’s Golden Globe weekend, so let’s take a look at some golden credit cards.  CardRatings.com released the best and worst credit cards of 2010 after asking readers to rate their favorite. Best Cash Back Credit Card: Blue Cash from American Express Runner Up: Chase Freedom Best Airline Credit Card: Blue Sky from American Express Runner Up (tie): USAA World MasterCard…

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Best Buy offers program to Buy Back your electronics

On January 12, 2011

  Best Buy will begin catering to consumers who are afraid to buy  electronics because they fear it may become obsolete soon after buying it. The Best Buy Buy Back program will allow you to upgrade your electronics or technology by getting money back for your old purchase. You’ll have the option to purchase the Buy Back protection when you…