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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘shopping’

iPhone 6 Plus Supply Issues Loom as Holidays Approach

If you’re looking to get your hands on a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus before the holiday season is in full swing, you may want to order one sooner rather than later – especially if it’s the iPhone 6 Plus you’re after. Demand is outpacing supply for the new iPhone 6, and Apple CEO Tim Cook isn’t exactly …

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Groupon Launches Cash For Grocery-Buying App Snap

Groupon just launched a new app for iPhone and Android called Snap, which gives users cash back on certain products they buy. Basically, you go grocery shopping, then find the participating items in the app, and scan your receipts to get cash back on those items. It doesn’t even matter where you did your shopping. According to Groupon, it works …

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Dorm Room Essentials: Often Forgotten “Must Haves”

It’s the time of year when a new generation of teenagers head off to college. As parents prepare to say goodbye to the kids that grew up so fast, they probably have gone over a checklist of dorm essentials. New bedding (for the lumpy twin-sized mattress) and a desk lamp are among the more predictable choices to make the list. …

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School Supply List: Money Saving Tips

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 getting your kids ready to go back to school. School Shop Early If you are reading this article because it …

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Shoppers Break Out Window to Free Kids From Hot Car

We have seen far too many headlines this summer about kids who were hospitalized or died after being left behind in a hot car. Despite all of these headlines, some parents and caregivers still haven’t gotten the wake-up call, as a Texas mom left her two small children behind in a car while she got a haircut on Monday. While …

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Google Shows When You’re Near A Store That Carries A Product You Searched For

Google announced that it has added functionality to Google Now to show consumers when they’re near stores that carry products they have searched for. In a Google+ post, the company said, “You’ve been looking for the perfect pair of hiking boots online, but haven’t gotten around to pulling the trigger. Starting today, if you’re out and about and near a …

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Report Finds Consumers Making Purchases More Quickly

Parago has a new report out indicating that consumers are shopping across channels more quickly than ever before, thanks to brick-and-mortar, online, mobile and social channels enabling them to quickly find good deals which can be be taken advantage of in little time. The average time to purchase across retail categories is less than four days, even for big-ticket items …

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Shopping Deals Online: 3 Tips For Finding Them

Everyone loves a deal and part of the appeal of shopping online is finding deals and offers that aren’t available in stores. While many stores promise great prices and deals, there are many things you can do to help you save even more money. Getting the best shopping deals online requires a little bit of work, but if you are …

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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 the P.A.C.E. program, which aims to bring education, training, and recognition to female garment workers. Gap has no problem with …

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Square Makes First Grocer Partnership With Whole Foods

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 the integration of Square Register and Square Stand (and in some stores, Square Wallet) to make the checkout process faster …

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Mall in Columbia Lockdown: Three Dead Including Shooter

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 p.m. that police officers decided to confine the premises. Upon arrival, officers immediately escorted customers located near the food court …

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JCPenney Closing 33 Under-performing Stores In Spring

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 be closing various locations of its stores around the United States. According to CoStar.com, the popular chain JCPenney announced that …

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