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Last minute shoppers took advantage of extended store hours at major retailers as the Christmas holiday approaches. (Credit CBS 2)

Last-Minute Shoppers Take Advantage Of Extended Store Hours As Holiday Approaches

With only three days left until Christmas, holiday shoppers are in a race against the clock.

12/22/2013

There are post-holiday shopping deals all over. Retailers are eager to dump their latest products. (TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Subtle Secrets That Stores Use To Keep You Shopping

Music makes magic, according to the Wall Street Journal and stores like The Gap and Macy’s pump holiday playlists that are aimed at their core customers.

12/12/2013

Shoppers on 5th Avenue. (file/credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sharpton: Retailers To List Shoppers’ ‘Bill Of Rights’

The Rev. Al Sharpton says civil rights leaders met Monday with representatives from retail chains including Barneys, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor and The Gap.

12/09/2013

Holiday shopping

City Slaps Macy’s With Subpoena Over Racial Profiling Case

The New York City Commission on Human Rights is investigating anti-theft practices at Macy’s following multiple claims of racial profiling.

12/04/2013

Shoppers get an early start on holiday purchases at a Best Buy in Jersey City. (Credit TV 10/55)

Black Friday Shopping Frenzy Underway

Thousands of die hard shoppers ran through the doors at Macy’s Herald Square store which opened on Thanksgiving for the first time in its 155 year history.

11/28/2013

Snoopy At Macy's Parade

Balloons Fly For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Despite earlier concerns about the wind, the balloons flew as planned for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.

11/28/2013

(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NYPD Official Says Forecast Looks Promising For Macy’s Balloons

The iconic characters can’t lift off Thursday if sustained winds exceed 23 mph and gusts exceed 34 mph.

11/27/2013

News conference (Credit: WCBS 880's Marla Diamond)

2 More Claim Racial Profiling Against Macy’s

The allegations come on the heels of a scandal involving claims of racial profiling by employees at major retailers.

11/26/2013

New York State Senator Daniel Squadron. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Squadron Calls For Clarity In Police Policy After ‘Shop-And-Frisk’ Incidents

New York State Sen. Daniel Squadron (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) announced legislation Monday that would require the NYPD to disclose the extra police services it provides to businesses, in light of allegations of racial profiling at department stores.

11/25/2013

Juliana Valdez nearly lost her foot in an accident on an escalator inside of the Macy's at the Garden State Plaza. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Girl Released From Hospital Months After Escalator Accident

An 11-year-old girl who had her foot and leg ripped apart on an escalator at the Macy’s inside of the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, N.J. was released from the hospital on Thursday.

11/21/2013

The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Holding Hearing On Allegations Of Racial Profiling At NYC Department Stores

A pair of City Council committees are holding a hearing Wednesday on allegations of racial bias in New York City department stores.

11/20/2013

Rendering of SeaWorld's "A Sea Of Surprises" float for the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (credit: seaworldentertainment.com)

SeaWorld To Keep Float In Thanksgiving Day Parade Despite Protest From PETA

PETA charges that SeaWorld’s “A Sea Of Surprises” float with penguins, kelp and whales is part of its crisis management after the documentary “Blackfish” gave the theme park a black eye.

11/18/2013

The Hello Kitty balloon makes its way along Central Park West way during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade November 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Kelly/Getty Images)

Handlers Test Balloons For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

A test run for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. Saturday.

11/09/2013

A woman hangs clothes at a store. (credit: Thinkstock.com)

Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

Sharpton At Macy's

Sharpton Not Convinced That Racial Profiling Isn’t Happening At Macy’s, Barneys

The meeting follows an incident in which a leading actor on the HBO series “Treme” was detained nearly an hour by police after buying his mother an expensive watch.

11/04/2013

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