Holiday Shopping

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Holiday Shopping: Top Toys For 2013

‘Toy Insider’ Mom Laurie Schacht joined us on The Couch with a look at the top toys this year.

12/12/2013

Shoppers in a shopping mall (file/credit: CBS 2)

A Look At This Year’s Hot Holiday Gifts

In the electronics department, tablets are still tops and what’s old is new again in toy stores.

12/09/2013

Cyber Monday specials are seen on the Costo website. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ready, Set, Click: Consumers Take Advantage Of Cyber Monday Sales

The National Retail Federation says a record 141 million shopped over the holiday weekend, up from 139 million people last year, but total spending was down nearly three percent from last year.

12/02/2013

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Friday Fades To Black, But Consumers Have Their Eyes On Cyber Monday

Black Friday 2013 was so big it couldn’t fit into just one day. Holiday shoppers were out in full force Friday night. Some of the nation’s biggest stores have been open since Thursday night.

11/29/2013

Smartphone apps help shoppers save time and money. (Credit: CBS 2)

Need A Hand With Holiday Shopping? There Are Apps For That

CNet technology editor Bridget Carey highlights some of the best apps to use while getting your holiday shopping done.

11/26/2013

Shoppers fill Macy's during the Black Friday sales on Nov. 23, 2012, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide

When it comes to scoring the best deals on toys to clothes to TVs, CBS 2’s Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide has all the answers.

11/25/2013

Shoppers look at jewelry at Macy's in New York City on Black Friday 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Black Friday: Expert Shares Tips For Saving Big

Mark LoCastro from DealNews.com shared some tips for scoring the best savings on Black Friday.

11/24/2013

A man browses through ties at a Century 21 department store in New York City.  (credit: Getty Images)

Gifts Men Don’t Want For The Holidays

Sachin Bhola, a senior editor with AskMen.com, said ties top the the list of predictable gifts to avoid, along with shaving kits and slippers.

11/20/2013

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Shoppers Urged To Stay Alert Following New Rochelle Costco Armed Robbery

The gunpoint robbery took place in the Costco parking lot in New Rochelle on Saturday. Police said criminals are out in force this time of year.

11/19/2013

Shoppers in a shopping mall (file/credit: CBS 2)

Deals Already Hitting Stores To Make Up For Shortened Holiday Shopping Season

This year, there are six fewer days to shop between Thanksgiving and Christmas. There are four full shopping weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, compared with five last year.

11/01/2013

Big Hugs Elmo (credit: Hasbro)

Iron Man, Elmo Among Hottest Holiday Toys

A flying Iron Man and a huggable Elmo are being labeled the hottest toys for the holiday season, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

09/26/2013

A man shops at Toys-R-Us. (credit: CBS 2)

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

Furby On A Store Shelf (credit: CBS 2)

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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