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  • Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?

    Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?
    Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place. Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...
  • Shopping rush for Black Friday deals on the Peninsula

     Shopping rush for Black Friday deals on the Peninsula
    Andre Mosley was ready for an upgrade, and Thanksgiving night was the time to get one. "I was second or third in line for a PlayStation 3 last year," the 18-year-old Newport News man said. On Thursday, Mosley and his twin brother, Andrew, got in...
  • Retail group's report aims to counter wage 'misperceptions'

    During a week in which its incoming chairman has been quoted asserting that retailers should pay higher wages, the National Retail Federation moved to combat "misperceptions" that retail jobs pay too little, highlighting a report that shows "stable"...
  • Obama signs order to tighten security for federal credit cards

    Obama signs order to tighten security for federal credit cards
    U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday to beef up security measures for federal credit cards, and urged banks and retailers to follow suit in an effort to combat the growing threat of identity fraud. The order, which Obama signed...
  • Renee Zellweger looks like she might have had a little work done

    Renee Zellweger looks like she might have had a little work done
    Renee Zellweger practically stopped traffic Monday night when she arrived at Elle's Women in Hollywood Awards and reporters noticed her much-less-round, different-looking face. Much scrutiny and conjecture about medical procedures ensued (and her name...
  • Friday Halloween helps make cash registers ring

    Friday Halloween helps make cash registers ring
    Halloween, the holiday that starts a two-month stretch of eating and spending time with family, means big business in Central Florida. And with Halloween landing on a prime party night this year, the costume stores have been busy. "Halloween,...
  • It's almost Halloween. Merry Christmas!

    It's almost Halloween. Merry Christmas!
    Merry Christmas, everyone! I say that not because I've lost my calendar — or my mind — but for the simple fact that the week of Halloween is now, effectively, the beginning of Christmas. The elongation of what was once quaintly known as...
  • The Undead Dominating Halloween Costume Choices This Year

    The Undead Dominating Halloween Costume Choices This Year
    The undead are alive and well this Halloween and the creep factor is off the charts. That's according to Harvey Richard, owner of Connecticut Stage Supply in Plainville. The store stocks more than 10,000 costumes; some for sale and some for rent....
  • Christmas creep a trick and treat to boost Santa sales

    Christmas creep a trick and treat to boost Santa sales
    Chicago temperatures in the 70s this week be damned, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Well, maybe not a lot, but enough. Holiday items are popping up in stores. Catalogs are showing up in the mail. The price cuts already have begun, and wise...
  • Grove, Americana to offer free Uber rides to big holiday spenders

    Grove, Americana to offer free Uber rides to big holiday spenders
    The Grove and the Americana at Brand -- two of Southern California's upscale shopping centers -- are giving free-spending shoppers free rides this holiday season. The outdoor malls are partnering with the ride start-up Uber to offer complimentary...
  • In quest for cool Halloween, adults go to town on costumes

    In quest for cool Halloween, adults go to town on costumes
    NEW YORK - After dressing as a pregnant nun last year, U.S. Army member Sheldon Gayle thought he might want a different type of costume for his battalion's annual Halloween costume run and something a bit sexier for the club scene. "I am trying to...