| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
We've now heard it from Mr. Hooked on Phonics himself. "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek has stoked the flames of the undying Internet debate over how to correctly pronounce "GIF."
According to Trebek, GIF, an acronym for a popular image format (some...
| Sep 30, 2013
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, meet "Orange Tuesday" -- one retailer's attempt to establish the Tuesday after Labor Day as the kickoff of the Halloween shopping season.
BuySeasons Inc., the New Berlin, Wis., company that owns and operates a stable of...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Cars don't fit under the typical Christmas tree, but a holiday buying surge could make December the biggest month in a big year for the auto industry.
Heavy advertising and discounts could launch U.S. auto sales this month above the 1.5 million sold...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:21 AM
Happy Freebie Black Friday!
It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday.
If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:17 AM
There are a few hot Cyber Monday deals for South Floridians:
TheMiamiHeatStore.com: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., one authentic Adidas Miami Heat jersey will be hidden on the site each hour. Find it and score! (Or save 20 percent and get free shipping at...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:25 AM
Get a free $10 purchase from American Express to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
If you have an American Express card, sign up for a $10 statement credit when you spend at least $10 at a participating business on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:37 AM
Forget shopping on Thanksgiving Day to get a good deal. Here's a roundup of doorbuster pre-sales going on through Saturday with links to stores' price-match policies, too.
Amazon.com: Top Holiday Deals link to Lightening Deals, Deal of the Day, Black...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:01 AM
It’s only August, but retailers such as Wal-Mart and Toys R Us are already getting a jump on what is expected to be a difficult holiday season.
On Wednesday, discount giant Wal-Mart said it would bring back its layaway program this year after last...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Toys "R" Us will match prices from its online competitors, a press release announced Wednesday.
The announcement comes as a way to "(remove) any doubt before holiday shopping begins in earnest that customers are receiving the best available prices," the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Saturday after the Thanksgiving holiday has, in recent years, been dubbed “Small Business Saturday.” Last year, President Obama spent Small Business Saturday at a local independent bookstore in Virginia -- he and his daughters bought 15...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Traditionally, Black Friday has been referred to as the best bargain shopping day of the year, and that designation has attracted millions of shoppers to stores in the wee hours of the morning.
This year, Black Friday may be too late to start.