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Holiday Shopping

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Some Are Shopping For The Holidays Now — Should You?

Some people have already begun their holiday shopping. But does it really pay off to be an early bird?

09/19/2013

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Manners Expert Explains The Do’s And Don’ts Of Re-Gifting

Not everybody is in love with every gift that they received this holiday season, but it isn’t too late to turn unwanted gifts into re-gifts.

12/27/2012

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Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Head To Herald Square Well Before Dawn

Holiday shoppers were up before sunrise Saturday, taking advantage of sales – and peace and quiet – in Herald Square.

12/22/2012

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Last-Minute Shoppers Find Some ‘It’ Gifts Sold Out In Stores And Online

Last-minute shoppers have less than a week to get Christmas gifts for everyone on their lists.

12/19/2012

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Celebrate The Holiday Season

Welcome to your 2012 Holiday Guide! Don’t miss our gift-giving ideas, shopping advice, food & drink recipes, and movie & music recommendations. Share some holiday cheer with your friends!

12/11/2012

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What Not To Buy When Shopping For The Man In Your Life This Holiday Season

Before you make a holiday shopping list this year, you may want to think about what ‘not’ to buy, especially when it comes to the men in your life.

12/10/2012

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Shoppers Get Ready For Cyber Monday Deals

For the overall holiday season, research firm comScore predicts online sales will be up 17 percent to $43.4 billion. And the firm expects online sales to surpass 10 percent of total retail spending this holiday season.

11/25/2012

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Holiday Shopping: Tips To Rock Cyber Monday

With Thanksgiving behind us and the holiday frenzy in full swing, Bridget Carey, senior editor of CNET.com, visited The Couch to give us some Cyber Monday tips.

11/23/2012

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Experts Offer Tips To Find The Best Deals On Black Friday

Some dedicated Black Friday shoppers said they plan to hit the stores bright and early, with a plan in place.

11/21/2012

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Local Store Owners Hope To Bounce Back From Effects Of Sandy On ‘Small Business Saturday’

In Babylon on Long Island, small shops are feeling the strain from two weeks of lost sales, storm-damaged products and buildings and customers dealing with personal crises and fewer discretionary dollars.

11/20/2012

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Extended Holiday Shopping Season Kicking Off A Little Early This Year

This is a longer than usual holiday season, with 32 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

11/18/2012

Cyber Monday

The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.

11/18/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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Tis The Season To Be Mobile, Smartphones And Tablets Make Shopping A Breeze

The clock is ticking if you still have holiday shopping left to do. New apps can help you get your shopping done on time.

12/11/2011

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Don’t Get Taken For A Ride: Guide To Holiday Shopping In December

December is the month for shopping, but not for everything. While shoppers are seeing some price cuts, other items are going up significantly. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler has a guide to this month’s buying dos and don’ts.

12/05/2011

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