Holiday Shopping

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.


Gift Cards

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.


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Shoppers Hit Retailers For Pre-Black Friday Deals

The holiday shopping season is getting started earlier every year. This year even Thanksgiving Day is home to big deals.


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L.I. Police To Increase Patrols For Holiday Season

Suffolk County isn’t taking any chances this holiday season.


Shoppers Leave Retail Stores (Credit: David Goldman/Getty Images)

Eye On New York: On Holiday Shopping

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Dana Tyler discusses what’s hot, what’s not, how to find a deal and more in this holiday shopping guide.


Flat screen TV

The Holiday Season’s Hottest TV Technology

If you love watching your flat screen now, wait until you see what’s coming next – and just in time for the holidays, with prices so low, they’re too good to be true.



NYC Style: The Ethereal Avalove

An interview with a former magazine editor – now a designer out of SoHo.

CBS New York–11/17/2010

Minkoff Sample Sale

Rebecca Minkoff Bag Sample Sale

It’s okay to drool, just a little.

CBS New York–11/16/2010

Anthony Weiner (credit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Weiner Warns Of High Rates On Store Credit Cards

A study released by Rep. Anthony Weiner that examined credit cards at major NYC stores revealed that the average interest rate of a retail store credit card was 24 percent.



Toy Price Wars Start As Holiday Season Heats Up

Stores are already running out of the hottest holiday season toys as the price wars heat up, forcing savvy shoppers to be swift and smart, CBS 2’s Magee Hickey reports.


Shopping bags

Retailers Offer Early Discounts In Advance Of Holidays

It’s already beginning to look a lot like Christmas. It’s barely November, but the holiday shopping season is in full swing, with retailers already offering deep discounts.


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Bonpoint Sample Sale: Clothes for Stylish Kids

Hey parents – looking to get a head start on holiday shopping?

CBS New York–10/26/2010