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Retailers Working Hard To Get Shoppers Offline, Through The Door

With more Americans shopping online, retailers are being forced to do more to get shoppers in the door.

08/20/2014

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Growing Number Of Women Turning To Homemade Cosmetics

Some consumers are swearing by the do-it-yourself products, but experts are warning those who purchase homemade makeup to be careful.

06/05/2014

FedEx Delivery

Trend Toward Online Shopping Means Busy Season For Delivery Agents

Shipping companies have said they are moving more packages this season than ever before.

12/16/2013

Shopping Safety

Experts: Predators Are Targeting Shoppers In Stores And Online

Cyber Monday came in like a lion, and predators have been out trying to scam the throng of shoppers.

12/02/2013

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

Black Friday Shoppers Still Going Strong

Retailers Expected To Offer Bigger Savings Than Usual On Black Friday To Clear Inventory That Piled Up During Sandy

High end items like jewelry have already gone on sale and Black Friday will usher in huge video game and home fitness equipment discounts. Later in December online shoppers will see mark downs on laptop computers and TV’s.

11/19/2012

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Protect Your Personal Information When Shopping Online

Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.

11/07/2012

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Ask Asa: Proposed Regulation Could Affect Online Shoppers

If you love the ease of shopping online, then you may not like a proposed federal regulation that could take a big bite out of your shopping budget

07/23/2012

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Ask Asa: Consumers Are Followed, Targeted When They Browse Online

Do you ever have that feeling that someone is watching you? A remote, spectral figure monitoring what you do? It’s not paranoia. It’s modern consumer life.

07/06/2012

Zappos.com was notifying some 24 million customers Monday that a hacker had gained entry to its computer network, but said credit card data was not affected. Zappos, which claims to have more than $1 billion in annual sales of shoes and other merchandise, said it had invalidated the current passwords of customers, requiring them to reset their accounts. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Online Shoe Retailer Zappos.com Says Customer Info May Have Been Accessed By Hackers

An outline retailer loved by many in New York – and across the United States – says they’ve been hacked.

01/16/2012

Online shopping

Find The Best Online Sample Sales

CBSNewYork researched the best sites for this revolutionary type of sample shopping – so get your plastic ready!

CBS New York–08/20/2011

Online shopping

Parents Must Watch For Kids While Shopping Online

With Christmas just a week away, there’s a warning out there for parents. If your kids are going high-tech when it comes to writing that list for Santa, there could be potential problems.

12/19/2010

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‘Green Monday’ Proves to Be Busy Day for Fed-Ex

Monday is shaping up to be one of the busiest online shopping and shipping days of the year.

12/13/2010

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Choosing A Winter Coat

Choosing a winter coat can be a chore. Just remember: You don’t have to sacrifice warmth and style for price.

CBS New York–12/06/2010

Online shopping

Comparison Shopping: Use Web To Find Best Deals

When you’re shopping online, do you ever really know what you’re getting until it arrives in the mail? Now, some Web sites hope to help consumers answer that question.

10/20/2010

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