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School Supply List: Money Saving Tips

School Supply List: Money Saving Tips

By Toni Matthews-El August 16, 2014

It’s true that school supplies are getting more expensive, but that doesn’t mean parents have to take it lying down. If you have a nose for a bargain, there are ways to avoid breaking the bank when it comes to …

Gap Hourly Wage Raise In Store For US Employees Gap Hourly Wage Raise In Store For US Employees

Gap is a pretty hip and progressive retailer, and perhaps that is what makes it so popular with young people and new families. The company is known for doing good via charities and outreach programs, the most recent example being …

Square Teams Up With Whole Foods Square Teams Up With Whole Foods
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About a year and a half ago, Square announced a major partnership with Starbucks. Today, Square has announced another such partnership with Whole Foods Market, which will see select grocery stores implementing Square payment and checkout features. Whole Foods expects …

Mall in Columbia Lockdown, Three Dead Mall in Columbia Lockdown, Three Dead

Three people have been confirmed dead after a shooting took place on Saturday at a mall in Columbia, Md., resorting police officials to order a lockdown. Authorities initially started responding to 911 calls around 11:15 a.m. It wasn’t until 12:30 …

JCPenney To Close 33 Under-performing Stores JCPenney To Close 33 Under-performing Stores

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The start of 2014 has not been a good one for various big-named retail stores. For example, Target encountered various issues with their credit card information debacle. Now, popular clothing and home-goods department store JCPenney recently announced that they will …

Minimum Wage Hike: Will There Be More Jobs or Less? Minimum Wage Hike: Will There Be More Jobs or Less?
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According to a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll conducted by Langer Research Associates, two-thirds of the United States populace supports an increase in minimum wage. Many claim that basic livelihood necessities cannot be met with the current payment structure in …

Many Americans Still Putting-Off Holiday Shopping Many Americans Still Putting-Off Holiday Shopping

This year’s Black Friday was a sales success, with customers spending more money on a variety of heavily discounted prices. Not everyone has finished up their holiday shopping, however. In fact, a sizable chunk of the American population has yet …

Personalized Gifts For Every Age And Budget Personalized Gifts For Every Age And Budget

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Still searching for gifts for the special people in your life? Personalized gifts are the way to go. By adding a name, initial or monogram to even those most simplest of items, you can change it from something basic to …

Black Friday 2013 Tech Revenue Up 10% Over 2012 Black Friday 2013 Tech Revenue Up 10% Over 2012

Christmas is almost here and retailers now have a good idea of how this year’s holiday spending is shaping up. Though consumers spent less on average this year than the last, longer store hours on Thanksgiving Day and popular electronic …

Black Friday Spending Down From Last Year Black Friday Spending Down From Last Year

The Black Friday shopping weekend is almost over and shoppers are now taking a break from standing in lines to check the “Cyber Monday” deals online retailers are offering today. With stores opening earlier than ever on Thanksgiving Day this …

Online Tech Sales Broke Records This Black Friday Online Tech Sales Broke Records This Black Friday

The holiday shopping season has officially begun, and consumers flocked to stores this weekend to take advantage of big Black Friday deals. Though many Americans still stood in line on Thanksgiving Day, more of them than ever are now doing …

Cyber Monday 2013 To Be The Biggest Ever Cyber Monday 2013 To Be The Biggest Ever

Shoppers this weekend took to stores earlier than ever for an extended Black Friday. Though this year’s annual holiday shopping kick-off was predicted to be bigger than last year’s, shoppers are also turning to online stores more than ever. The …

Cyber Monday now biggest shopping day of the year Cyber Monday now biggest shopping day of the year

Now that Black Friday 2013 has come and gone, retailers and shoppers alike are plunging into the next wave of the holiday shopping frenzy: Cyber Monday. Referring to the Monday after Thanksgiving and originally created to lure holiday shoppers to …

Cyber Monday Ads Could Lead Shoppers to Thieves Cyber Monday Ads Could Lead Shoppers to Thieves
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You’ve seen them everywhere on the internet. Cyber Monday Ads telling consumers where to shop and how much they are going to save. But there’s not always a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Hackers, scammers and …

Kohl’s Shooting Leads to Black Friday Charges

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and be grateful for what you do have, but for others, it’s a time to remember ALL the things they don’t have and partake in a little retail theft. Two men have been …

Black Friday 2013: The Shopping Frenzy Continues

The spending spree continues after some of the top retailers opened their doors on Thanksgiving Day to pre-Black Friday shoppers. Over a dozen major retailers opened their doors on Thursday to kick off some of the Black Friday deals crazed …

PayPal Makes Prepaid Gift Cards Easier PayPal Makes Prepaid Gift Cards Easier

PayPal announced that it now supports prepaid gift cards in that consumers can use them anywhere that accepts PayPal. This is just in time for the holidays, when many people will be getting these cards as gifts. As PayPal explains, …