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12 Frugal Shopping Tips for Thanksgiving

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Food & Beverage, How to Save Money Getty ImagesThanksgiving feasts can be tasty without being too pricey. By Maria Lalonde With Thanksgiving fast approaching, many of us are already licking our lips at the promise of plump turkeys and flaky apple pies. But those of us who’ve hosted before know there can be a lot of ...

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Walmart Plans One-Stop Health Coverage Shopping

Filed under: Health Care, Retail, Shopping, Wal-Mart, Health Insurance Kristoffer Tripplaar/Alamy By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK — Walmart (WMT) is taking one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance. The world’s largest retailer plans to work with DirectHealth.com, an online health insurance comparison site and agency, to allow shoppers to compare coverage options and enroll in Medicare plans or the public ...

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7 Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Tips

Filed under: Retail, Holiday Shopping, Consumer Goods, Consumer Issues, Consumer Protection Alamy By Hitha Prabhakar Few things evoke panic like last-minute shopping for holiday gifts. If you’ve waited until now to head to the stores, you’re not the only one. According to the National Retail Federation, nearly 32 million people had yet to begin their shopping as of Dec 9. ...

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Best Days for Crowd-Free Holiday Shopping

Filed under: Black Friday, Retail, Holiday Shopping, Consumer Issues Andrew A. Nelles/APShoppers along Chicago’s Michigan Avenue on Black Friday. By Cameron Huddleston The crowds showed up in stores in full force over the long holiday weekend. More than 92 million people shopped on Black Friday this year — up from 89 million last year, according to the National Retail Federation. ...

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Money Minute: Stores Open Early for Black Friday, Online Shopping Increases

Filed under: Market News, Stocks Walmart (WMT), Best Buy (BBY), Macy’s (M), J.C. Penney (JCP) and other big chains kicked off their Black Friday sales earlier than ever. And while shoppers lined up last night and early this morning, there are signs that more and more people are doing their gift buying from the comfort of home. A report from ...

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Shutdown, Obamacare driving holiday shopping online?

Good for online businesses? (Credit: WorldSiteGuides/YouTube Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) Politics has become tiresome. Alright, it was always tiresome, but when 24-hour cable news came along, we got to hear of every little detail and reached for extra doses of our calming medicine. It seems, though, that one of the consequences of constant political upheaval has been to drive more ...

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Adobe reads the crystal ball for 2013 online shopping season

What happens when you crunch billions of bytes of data? You can come up with some pretty good predictions. Adobe Digital Index unveiled its crystal ball prophecies for this year’s online shopping season, and it looks like it’s going to be a doozy. Not only does Adobe Systems predict this year will see the highest-ever online spending during the US ...

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