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Despite Strong December Sales, a Mixed Holiday Season for Retail

Filed under: Macy’s, Retail, Holidays
The retail industry is reporting some much-needed good news in the form of stronger-than-expected December sales figures. But those numbers seem to have come as a result of desperate last-minute discounting, sugges…

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The 4 Rules of Regifting: Etiquette Guru Explains When It’s OK

Filed under: Saving Money, Holidays, ShoppingThe last couple of years have seen a proliferation of made-up shopping holidays, with established standbys like Black Friday and Cyber Monday being joined by the likes of Small Business Saturday and Gift Car…

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Free Smartphone With That Suit? The Best Deals This Weekend

Filed under: Saving Money, Holidays, ShoppingThis weekend represents something of a lull in the holiday season. The madness of Black Friday weekend is behind us, and any lingering Cyber Week sales are starting to wrap up. The remaining special shopping…

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Holiday Shopping Season Calendar: Your List of the Hottest Days to Buy

Filed under: Retail, Holidays, ShoppingThe day after Thanksgiving has been dubbed “Black Friday” for decades, but it’s only in the last several years that the holiday season gained additional “special” shopping days. The most prominent of these new ret…

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Five Big Surprises from Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Filed under: Retail, Best Buy, Holidays, Shopping
The doors, virtual and actual, have been busted. While Super Saturday and “Cyber Week” still lie ahead, the two most heavily hyped shopping days of the season are behind us.

And for the most part, the …

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