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

On November 10, 2016

Get your shopping lists ready because the holiday shopping season starts before 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 holiday.¬†

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How To Find A Bridesmaid Dress On A Budget

On February 4, 2013

Looking for bridesmaid dresses was one of the more challenging tasks of planning my wedding. How to find a budget bridesmaid dress that looks classy, and ways to save money if you have a specific bridesmaid dress to buy.

Consumer Trends / Tech

Retail stores need more inventory to stay relevant

On January 21, 2013

Stores are working hard to prevent showrooming, where a customer goes into the store to touch and feel a product and then returns home to buy it cheaper online. Some retailers are price matching online prices hoping you’ll buy in the store rather than online. While it hurts local business owners when you buy online, I find it’s hard to…

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Return policies: some naughty, some nice

On December 3, 2012

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? When deciding what to buy, also consider where to buy. Some return policies are more generous than others. Kohl’s has a very generous return policy. It’s called “Hassle Free Returns” and is quite hassle free. The policy states, “You can return any item, anytime, for a full refund with a receipt. No receipt?…

Consumer News

Black Friday Survival Guide

On November 19, 2012

While we typically think of Black Friday as the shopping day after Thanksgiving, the unofficial holiday is getting redefined. Here’s a shopping survival guide.