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Holiday Shopping

Last-minute shoppers at Moorestown Mall in New Jersey

Retailers, Shoppers Hope To Cash-In On Super Saturday

Many retailers have extended their store hours and a lot of them are offering some big discounts to lure shoppers in.

12/22/2012

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Many Still Have Shopping To Do With Christmas Quickly Approaching

Malls were packed with people Friday, some finishing up their shopping while the procrastinators were just beginning.

12/21/2012

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Celebrate The Holiday Season

Welcome to your 2012 Holiday Guide! Don’t miss our gift-giving ideas, shopping advice, food & drink recipes, and movie & music recommendations. Share some holiday cheer with your friends!

12/14/2012

(Shino tumblers, porcelain.  Artist: Lynne Berman)

Positively Philadelphia: Holiday Gifts By Local Fine Artists

A Philadelphia nonprofit for artists and art lovers is offering something special for the holidays.

11/25/2012

(A parking kiosk in center city  Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Limited Free Meter Parking In City Begins Saturday

It’s an incentive offered by the city every year around this time to get more holiday shoppers to do their gift buying in Philadelphia rather than the malls.

11/23/2012

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Safety Tips For Holiday Shopping Season

The District Attorney’s Office and Philadelphia Police Department want to remind shoppers and employees to be safe during the holiday shopping season.

11/22/2012

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Suburban Malls Gear Up For Black Friday

Malls in the Philadelphia suburbs are getting ready for what retailers hope will be a busy Black Friday.

11/21/2012

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Philadelphia Shoppers Among The Country’s Most ‘Mobile Savvy’

Using apps to help you shop this holiday season? You’re not alone.

11/20/2012

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3 On Your Side: Holiday Credit Advice

A survey from retailers finds that more than half of Americans have already started their holiday shopping. A credit card can be a useful tool, as long as you don’t let that balance get out of hand. So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has this advice for safe spending.

11/15/2012

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The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.

11/13/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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BLOG: ShopSmart Holiday Gifts Sites Under $25

By Jim Donovan: Holiday shoppers can find the perfect gift for almost everyone on their list for $25 or less. The December 2012 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, highlights 25 great sites that offer […]

11/12/2012

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BLOG: Target, Latest Retailer to Announce Price Match

By Jim Donovan: Target is the latest retailer to announce a holiday price match guarantee that includes online competitors. For the first time, Target will offer shoppers the ability to match select online competitors’ prices […]

10/17/2012

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BLOG: Best Buy to Offer Holiday Price Match, Kinda

By Jim Donovan: Best Buy says it has authorized its store staffers to match online prices of competitors in some cases as it heads into the holiday season. Notice the words “in some cases”? Best […]

10/15/2012

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3 On Your Side: Save Money For Holiday Shopping

It’s as much of an American tradition as holiday shopping: post-holiday debt. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, trimming some costs right now can help consumers stash some cash before Black Friday.

10/09/2012

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