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Shoppers Head Out In Droves In Philadelphia Area

Retail insiders expect 140 million Americans to shop this holiday weekend. By the end of the season, the forecast is for more than $600 billion in sales.

11/28/2014

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Report: Social Media Plays Substantial Role In Driving Holiday Sales

According to research released by digital marketing platform Offerpop, 67% of marketers plan to increase their social media budgets this holiday season.

11/28/2014

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Best Time To Shop On Black Friday

The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.

10/31/2014

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2 Big Name Stores Breathing New Life Into Center City’s Retail Landscape

New York-based department store Century 21 will open in the Gallery on 8th and Market Thursday.

10/20/2014

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$35K Cocktail Machine, Limited-edition Maserati Among Offerings In This Year’s Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

Holiday shoppers with a limitless budget and taste for opulence could also spend $425,000 for a trip to the Academy Awards, complete with invitations to the Vanity Fair Oscar party.

10/08/2014

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Franklin Mills To Undergo Name Change And Multimillion Dollar Redevelopment

The Philadelphia region’s largest outlet and retail shopping center, Franklin Mills, will undergo a major renovation and name change.

09/16/2014

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Sorry, Dad: Father’s Day Ranked Smallest Of American Gift-giving Holidays

According to the organization, most people choose to mark the occasion with a simple greeting card – 64.1% pick paper over gifts.

06/04/2014

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New Retail, Housing Complex Set To Open In University City

The two-story street level space will include several shops and restaurants, including frozen yogurt shop Yogorino, Joe Coffee, a new outpost of Shake Shack and Japanese restaurant coZara, from Chef Tanaka of Zama.

08/29/2013

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3 On Your Side: Apps For Back-to-School Shopping

3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has some smart ways to cash in on savings, with the help of your phone.

08/02/2013

Liability Of Premises

What is a retailer’s legal duty to its customers, their security and their safety when on the premises.

05/16/2013

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‘Showrooming’ Via Smartphone Grows In Popularity, But What Does It Mean For Local Businesses?

New research takes a look at how brick-and-mortar stores can keep customers from pointing-and-clicking their way out the door.

02/28/2013

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3 On Your Side: Sales Tax Confusion

You might be paying more than you should when shopping online, and it’s all because of a new law. Consumer reporter Jim Donovan explains the problem and has information on how to protect yourself.

10/01/2012

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3 On Your Side: Retailer Emails Up 20 Percent

Does it ever feel like you can’t keep up with your inbox and that the email keeps coming and coming? It’s not your imagination. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan explains, the amount of email being sent is increasing.

08/07/2012

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New Book Looks Back On ‘Philadelphia’s Golden Age Of Retail’

Although the internet attracts a lot of shopping dollars today, there was a time when a few blocks of Philadelphia’s Market Street were like the Mt. Everest of merchandizing.

03/17/2012

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Horsham Residents Get First Peek At What Willow Grove Naval Air Station Will Look Like In The Future

The residents of Horsham are getting a first peek at what the Willow Grove Naval Air Station may look like several years down the road.

08/20/2011

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