Consumer expert Andrea Woroch shows us how to avoid throwing away a lot of money on hidden holiday costs like babysitters, holiday cards, shipping, and decorating.
That is what Christmas is all about; the giving of yourself in service to someone else.
A snowstorm is on its way and holiday shopping deadlines have been moved up. Shoppers flooded malls and came across great deals on Friday night.
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.
In the electronics department, tablets are still tops and what’s old is new again in toy stores.
This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal is getting in the holiday spirit. She hit DUMBO and Red Hook to take care of some shopping and did her part to help out Superstorm Sandy victims who were still working to rebuild.
Cyber Monday came in like a lion, and predators have been out trying to scam the throng of shoppers.
But total spending is expected to fall for the first time ever since the trade group began tracking it in 2006, according to the survey that was released on Sunday. Over the four days, spending fell an estimated 2.9 percent to $57.4 billion.
If you have ever written a negative online review of a product or service it could wind up costing you thousands of dollars and causing countless headaches.
A few retailers opened stores on Thanksgiving for the last few years. This year, at least a dozen major retailers did so, with some opening earlier in the day. That led some analysts to question whether the Thanksgiving openings would take away sales on Black Friday.
With Thanksgiving here and gone and Chanukah in full effect, the mad rush of the holiday shopping season officially kicks off with Black Friday.
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.
As the holiday shopping season arrives, paying with plastic could mean reaping big rewards.
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Shoppers who are getting ready to rush out the door on Friday morning in search of Black Friday deals may want to slow down.