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Holiday Shopping

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Toy Expert Laurie Schact Picks Season’s Hottest Toys, Offers Holiday Shopping Tips

For this holiday season, one New Yorker has already made her own list—and checked it twice.


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Eye On New York: On Holiday Shopping

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu takes a look at Black Friday starting on Thursday and Rob Morrison speaks with Diana Tsui about some interesting gift ideas for this holiday season.


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Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Can Fall Into Bad Habits

It’s not just the big department stores that are packed with holiday shoppers. Lots of alternative places are chock-a-block as well.


Fred Ramftl, from City Island, at Toys 'R' Us in Bay Plaza in the Bronx. (Photo/John Montone)

Toys ‘R’ Us Kicks Off Pre-Christmas Marathon Hours

The doors to a Toys ‘R’ Us in the Bronx opened Tuesday morning as promised for an 88-hour pre-Christmas shop-til’-you-drop marathon.


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Shoppers Crowd The Malls In Christmas Countdown

Packed malls? Healthy gains in holiday spending? It’s beginning to look at least a little like a pre-recession Christmas.


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Low Tax, New Mall Could Make Paterson Shopper’s Paradise

New Jersey residents who are looking to save some money on their holiday shopping – like paying only half of the sales tax on items, or no sales tax at all – need look no further than Paterson.


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Toys ‘R’ Us Stores Open 24 Hours For Last-Minute Shoppers

With Christmas just over one week away, Toys ‘R’ Us has announced that its stores across the country will remain open 24 hours in the final stretch before the holiday.


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Holiday Gift Guide: High Tech Toys To Keep Fit

‘Tis the season for giving and feasting, so how does one give away some of those pounds we gain over the holidays?



NYC VIP Shopping Party at Henri Bendel

Henri Bendel is having a one day only VIP Shopping party in New York City, and you’re invited.

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Save Holiday Shopping Cash By Buying Refurbished

If you take advantage of just one offer this holiday shopping season season, consumer experts say, it should be to buy items labeled “refreshed” or “refurbished” – and save up to 50 percent or more.


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Forget The Malls, Log Online! It’s Cyber Monday!

If you thought Black Friday was big, Cyber Monday specialists say that was just the warmup.


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Holiday Deal-Seekers Gearing Up For Cyber Monday Sales

Now that Black Friday is a distant memory, holiday bargain hunters are gearing up for Cyber Monday.


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Staying Within Your Budget When Holiday Shopping

Now that the rush of Black Friday is behind us, there is still a lot of shopping to be done. But how can you be sure to keep in budget? Kelli Grant from Smart Money is here with some helpful ideas.


Shoppers look for bargains at Toys"R"Us on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 2010, in New York City.  The stores, which opened nationwide at 10PM, will remain open for 24 hours for Black Friday.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

‘Black Friday’ Expected To Be Bigger Than Ever In 2010

As tri-state retailers are hoping for a Black Friday bonanza this holiday weekend, there’s also hope for millions of unemployed workers.


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Gift Cards Expected To Be Year’s Most Popular Present

Over the past two years, gift card sales were starting to cool, but people are spending more now, and they’re getting protections from the government.