Consumer

Sales are seemingly everywhere in mid- to late July. (Credit: CBS2)

Summer Sales: What’s Worth Taking Advantage Of, And What’s Not?

Summer sales tempt us with seemingly too-good-to-be-true bargain prices, but some good deals are really out there.

07/17/2015

Barber Foods Chicken Cordon Bleu and other varieties of frozen, stuffed, raw chicken are being recalled. (Credit: USDA)

Barber Foods Recalls Chicken Products Due To Salmonella; Stop & Shop Pulls Items

The Stop & Shop grocery store chain has removed an assortment of stuffed chicken products from its shelves, following a recall by the maker due to concerns about salmonella.

07/13/2015

World Cup merch

World Cup, U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Merchandise Sales See Big Spike

Sales on Fanatics.com, the largest online sports retailer, said after the big win merchandise sale spiked 3,000 percent.

07/10/2015

Bella Rosa parmesan cheese recall (FDA)

NJ Company Announces Grated Parmesan Cheese Recall

Fairfield-based Arthur Schuman Company said it is pulling 1 1/4 pound tubs, or roughly 30,000 pounds of Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan because it can cause a dangerous reaction to people with egg allergies.

07/09/2015

Sneakers are the name of the game at a new art exhibit inside the Brooklyn Museum. (Photo: CBS2)

If Sneakers Are Your Thing, Put On Your Kicks And Head To The Brooklyn Museum

A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum is all about sneakers. Whether it’s Chuck Taylors or Air Jordans, what you wear on your feet says a lot about you.

07/08/2015

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Taking A Look At This Summer’s Must-Have Gadgets

Lifestyles expert Gigi Lubin presents some of this season’s must-have items.

07/05/2015

JFK Airport

Justice Department Says It’s Looking Into Possible Airline Price Fixing

The Obama administration is looking into possible coordination among airlines to artificially keep airfares high.

07/01/2015

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Average Sales Price Of Manhattan Apartment Reaches Record High Of $1.87 Million

It’s going to cost you a lot of green to buy a home in Manhattan.

07/01/2015

Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

AARP: Analysis Proves Long Islanders Can’t Afford PSEG Rate Hike

In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.

06/30/2015

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Boarded-Up Gas Stations Slowly Reopening On Long Island

The Long Island Gasoline Retailers Association’s Kevin Beyer said a company that was running the stations ran into financial problems.

06/30/2015

Travel expert Roberta Sighler (Credit: CBS2)

Travel Expert Offers Deals On Best Hotels For Girls’ Weekend Getaway

Travel expert Roberta Sighler stopped by the CBS2 studio Saturday to share the most unique hotels for a girls trip this summer.

06/27/2015

UPS is accused in a lawsuit of charging different prices for same-sized packages. (Credit: CBS2)

Suit Claims UPS Charged Customers Different Rates For The Same Sized Packages

An allegation lodged by the Department of Consumer Affairs claims that Whole Foods mislabeled weights on pre-packaged foods.

06/26/2015

An example of the women's tops being recalled by Lululemon. (credit: Lululemon.com)

Lululemon Recalls Women’s Tops With Elastic Draw Cords

The concern is that the cord can get caught on an object, get drawn out and snap back in someone’s face, causing injury, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

06/25/2015

Neda Shilian undergoes a cosmetic procedure called cool sculpting to reduce arm flab. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Women Turn To Extreme Measures To Become Armed And Fabulous

Summer is the season for bare arms, but for some women no amount of exercise will help them get those coveted arms, so they are turning to extremes to become armed and fab.

06/24/2015

The Consumer Electronics Show brought the latest and greatest tech products to Chelsea (Credit: CBS2)

Latest And Greatest Gadgets Are On Display At Consumer Electronics Week

If you love gadgets and electronics the latest and greatest products are being unveiled in Chelsea.

06/24/2015