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Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ Met With Mixed Reviews

Amazon said that its Prime Day was as big as it hoped, but not all customers were impressed.

07/16/2015

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Some Shoppers Unimpressed By “Prime Day” Sales

Touting their Amazon ‘Prime Day’ sale, officials with Amazon.com say order rates Wednesday surpassed that of 2014 Black Friday sales. But some shoppers aren’t impressed with them or other retailers.

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Target Cuts Free Shipping Minimum To $25

Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers.

02/24/2015

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Trader Joe’s Opens Doors In Southlake

The iconic California grocery store Trader Joe’s opened a new location on Friday morning in Southlake. It comes with much excitement and even more traffic troubles.

02/20/2015

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JCPenney Closing 40 Stores This Year

JCPenney announced Thursday that it will close about 40 stores this year and cut approximately 2,250 jobs, as it tries to recover from a disastrous attempt to reshape its brand.

01/08/2015

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New Year Brings Bag Fee To Dallas

The new “environmental fee” in Dallas charges a nickel per single-use paper or plastic bag at grocery, drug and convenience stores, as well as malls and big-box stores.

01/01/2015

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Many Happy Returns, But Keep Those Receipts Handy!

You’ve survived shopping season and now it’s time for the returns. It can be a daunting task, especially since there’s no standard return policy that all stores follow.

CBS 11–12/30/2014

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Super Saturday Tops Black Friday as Biggest Shopping Day

With last minute shoppers checking off their lists, the Saturday before Christmas is predicted to dethrone Black Friday.

CBS 11–12/20/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Extends Holiday Shipping Deadline

Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending its free shipping deadline by one day to December 19. Orders over $35 are eligible for free shipping.

12/16/2014

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Gift Guide: The Best Subscription Ideas

Whether you procrastinated or have simply exhausted your list of ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give to friends, family members and loved ones.

12/11/2014

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Retail Group: Black Friday Weekend Loses Allure

A survey of shoppers shows how early discounting, more online shopping and an improving economy have fewer people shopping on the weekend that kicks off the holiday shopping season.

12/01/2014

The Best Things About Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: Parades, Travel, Shopping

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States on Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving.

11/27/2014

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