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Graduation Spending At 10-Year HighThe new survey also says the average gift-giver will spend about $102.50 and will shop for two graduates.
Consumers Plan To Spend More On Mom This Mother's DayAccording to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend more than $21 billion for Mother’s Day.
3 On Your Side: Holiday Return PolicyYou better pay attention to those return policies otherwise you could get stuck with a gift you don't want.
More Americans Than Ever Plan To Dress Up For HalloweenAmericans will be shelling out major money for Halloween treats, decorations and costumes this year.
Parents Of College Students Spending Hundreds On High Tech Gear For Their KidsWearable tech is the new must-have, according to Best Buy blueshirt Matthew McLane.
Sorry, Dad: Father's Day Ranked Smallest Of American Gift-giving HolidaysAccording to the organization, most people choose to mark the occasion with a simple greeting card – 64.1% pick paper over gifts.
3 On Your Side: Halloween Costumes & Spending3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at Halloween by the numbers.
School Supplies Expected To Hit The Shelves Earlier This YearMany area schools have only been on summer break for a month, but back to school ads are already in full swing.
3 On Your Side: Father's Day Gift SuggestionsFather's Day is coming up this weekend. Have you picked out a card and gift yet? If not, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some ideas for last minute shoppers.
3 On Your Side: Days Numbered For Tax-Free Online Shopping?As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, states are missing out on millions of dollars in tax revenue and now Congress is taking action to change that.
Trade Group Forecasts Increase In Holiday ShoppingAccording to the National Retail Federation, spending is expected to increase this year during the holiday shopping season compared to last year.
Retail Experts Expect Record Setting Sales Of Pet Costumes This HalloweenThe National Retail Federation expects sales to jump nearly 20 percent from 2011. So what will your dog be for Halloween?