Shoppers walk down Broadway. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: New Research Suggests ‘Shopaholism’ May Be Genetic

Do you like to shop and spend maybe a little too much? Do you have trouble saving? It may not be your fault. New science suggests that your brain could be wired that way.


Internet May Be Fueling Shopping Addiction

As many as 17 million Americans, most of them women, have been diagnosed with shopping addiction. Now, addiction experts say there’s an alarming new trend: teenage shopaholics, provoked in part by the internet.

CBS 2–09/24/2010