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Credit Card Purchases Could Pay Off This Holiday Season

As the holiday shopping season arrives, paying with plastic could mean reaping big rewards.

11/27/2013

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

Beware Of Misleading ‘Bargains’ On Black Friday

Shoppers who are getting ready to rush out the door on Friday morning in search of Black Friday deals may want to slow down.

11/26/2013

Many lawsuits have been filed over injuries suffered from falling merchandise at big-box stores. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Beware Of Falling Merchandise At Warehouse Stores

While big-box stores are cheap and offer shoppers everything from paper towels to car tires, accidents like Espinal’s happen all the time.

10/31/2013

Paramus Park shopping center sign (credit: CBS 2)

Petition To Be Filed Over Bergen County’s Blue Laws

The county’s so-called Blue Laws ban most Sunday retail sales except for food and gas.

09/12/2013

Winter coats were selling for 20 to 60 percent off in the West Village. (Credit: CBS 2)

August A Hot Time To Buy A Winter Coat

Summer isn’t over, but now is the time to buy a coat for this winter, retail experts told CBS 2’s Emily Smith. When the temperatures drop, coat prices will climb.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

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Consumers Say They’re Saving Money With Price Matching

Savvy shoppers are using a powerful tool to save money, and all it takes is some homework and a simple question.

07/22/2013

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

Pre-Black Friday Deals

Experts: Black Friday Deals Are Already Happening Now

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is next week, and many who love to shop can’t wait until the day after, known as Black Friday. But some say there is no need to wait, and you can grab the deals right now.

11/17/2012

Shopping Along Fifth Avenue (file/credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Fifth Avenue No Longer The World’s Top Retail Address

It’s the first time in 11 years that the strip from 49th to 59th streets has been booted from the top of the list commanding the highest retail rents worldwide, according to a report by real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield Inc.

11/15/2012

Shoppers check out at the Macy's store in the Roosevelt Field Mall - Garden City, NY - Dec 23, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Last Minute Shoppers Hit The Stores

Last minute Christmas shoppers are in good company, as consumers are racing to the end of the season at a more feverish pace this year.

CBS New York–12/23/2010