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Cyber Monday

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Top Cyber Monday Articles

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  • Girl Scouts getting ready to sell cookies online

    It's about time. The tradition-rich Girl Scouts have finally embraced e-commerce. And appropriately, the news was delivered on Cyber Monday. Girl Scouts, who have been selling boxes of cookies for nearly 100 years by knocking on doors, setting up booths...
  • The Grinch in me

    In a house with young kids, all the shopping, spending, wrapping and merry-making that goes in to Christmas Day -- which takes weeks to prepare and often twice as much money as originally planned -- gets largely credited to Santa Claus come December 25th....
  • FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days

    FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days
    Inside FedEx Corp.'s sorting facility, mechanical arms whir within a labyrinth of buzzing blue and yellow machinery. Cardboard boxes drop onto a conveyor belt with a thud, zipping down the line to be sorted before making it to shoppers' doorsteps for...
  • Free Shipping Day is today: Top 10 retailers based on delivery times

    Free Shipping Day is today: Top 10 retailers based on delivery times
    Today is Free Shipping Day, when hundreds of retailers offer the service for free with guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve -- or sooner. Now in its seventh year, the specially designated day got its start when the founders of FreeShipping.org signed up...
  • Holiday shopping abroad has become easier with online payment services

    This holiday season, it's almost as simple to shop on the other side of the world as it is to buy from a store down the block. International online payment services such as AliPay and PayPal are trying to ensure that a South Carolina fashionista can...
  • Last-minute holiday shoppers rush to South Florida stores

    Last-minute holiday shoppers rush to South Florida stores
    Gionni Burns paced back and forth behind the 20 checkout lanes at Target in the Coral Ridge Mall on Tuesday, the day before Christmas Eve, keeping an eye on growing lines and asking customers with 10 items or fewer to go to express lanes 1 through 4....
  • Wal-Mart vows to lead on price this holiday shopping season

     Wal-Mart vows to lead on price this holiday shopping season
    Halloween who? As the coffin slams shut on Halloween, Wal-Mart and other retailers are launching their holiday shopping deals almost a month before Black Friday, promising to be cheaper, earlier, easier and faster to cater to the ever more value- and...
  • Deal: Free nights, half-off deals during Preferred Hotels sale

    Deal: Free nights, half-off deals during Preferred Hotels sale
    Well ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, Preferred Hotel Group is starting a winter sale on rooms at 110 hotels worldwide that offers a third night free or takes up to half off the room rate.  The deal: I like this sale because it works for...
  • Kevin Hunt: Heroin Overdose; Electricity Suppliers With Most Complaints

    Kevin Hunt: Heroin Overdose; Electricity Suppliers With Most Complaints
    Is it just me or is this a mix-and-match Bottom Line? Overdose Prevention A new state law grants immunity to people who administer naloxone, or Narcan, to anyone who has overdosed on heroin or other opioid like oxycodone. The heroin-reversal drug,...
  • Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones

    Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones
    Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones. Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their...
  • Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday

    Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday
    Wal-Mart is worried about lousy holiday shopping, so the retail giant is pulling out its Christmas deals one whole month early -- hoping, perhaps, that the longer you are faced with a bargain, the more likely you will be to crumble. This move comes as...