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  • Wal-Mart, Toys R Us unveil hot toy lists, holiday initiatives

    Wal-Mart, Toys R Us unveil hot toy lists, holiday initiatives
    Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved early Thursday to stake a claim in the competitive toy market. Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says it’s the largest toy seller in the nation, unveiled...
  • Who checks in stores before buying online? Everyone, says one study

    Who checks in stores before buying online? Everyone, says one study
    Showrooming: It’s a retail phenomenon that brick-and-mortar chains have hustled to shut down, in which shoppers check out products in person before buying them online at a discount. It’s a tactic that 100% of consumers have used at least...
  • Toys R Us to pay $180,000 to settle lawsuit alleging overcharging

    The parent company of Toys R Us and Babies R Us agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the retailers overcharged Southland shoppers, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The Wayne, N.J., business...
  • 'Unapologetic' Barbie poses for Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

    'Unapologetic' Barbie poses for Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue
    At 55 years old, she’s no spring chicken, but come Feb. 18, Barbie will strike a sexy pose for Sports Illustrated’s 50th anniversary swimsuit issue along with famous beauties such as Christie Brinkley, Kathy Ireland, Heidi Klum and Kate Upton....
  • Bratz maker MGA sues Barbie maker Mattel. Again.

    Bratz maker MGA sues Barbie maker Mattel. Again.
    The feud between fashion doll giants MGA Entertainment Inc. and Mattel Inc. got another infusion of legal juice on Monday, when Bratz maker MGA sued Mattel over allegations that the Barbie maker filched trade secrets at toy industry conventions. Van...
  • Weekend guide: Pink stilettos, Lamborghinis and Oompa Loompas!

    Weekend guide: Pink stilettos, Lamborghinis and Oompa Loompas!
    Longtime South Florida radio host Michael Yo is man enough to embrace the term “Glambassador,” and he wonders if other guys have what it takes to do what needs to be done this weekend. In high heels. Yo, the former Y100 wit who is now a...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Free iPhones, $20 off at Macy's

    It's Shopping Saturday! Free iPhones, $20 off at Macy's
    Freebie Friday the 13th morphs into Shopping Saturday. We're down to the last two shopping weekends before Christmas and I have some fabulous coupon savings as well as freebies, restaurant deals and fun things to do. Like" Doreen's Deals on Facebook;...
  • Area nonprofits see surge in the need for toy donations

    Area nonprofits see surge in the need for toy donations
    The Salvation Army’s Glendale Corps expected to serve 500 families on Thursday during its annual event in which parents had the opportunity to shop for their children’s Christmas toys. Over the past six weeks, the Salvation Army has collected...
  • Free Christmas dance program from Northwest Dance Studio

     Free Christmas dance program from Northwest Dance Studio
    Northwest Dance Studio is bringing Christmas toys to life in a free contemporary-dance program offered this weekend. Created and produced by the community dance studio on Clarcona-Ocoee Road in Orlando, "Christmas Connected" humorously touches on one of...
  • Holiday show at Athens Theatre benefits kids' charities

     Holiday show at Athens Theatre benefits kids' charities
    This Saturday, Dec. 21, DeLand's Athens Theatre will host "A Gift From You To Me" charity concert. The Sands Theatre Center has collaborated with Preps Dance Company, Miriam & Valerie's Soda Pops, Bella Voci Singing Ensemble and the Shoestring Theatre...
  • Glendale PD makes special Christmas deliveries

    Glendale PD makes special Christmas deliveries
    Inside a cramped studio apartment in south Glendale Thursday night, Guadalupe Villela-Garcia’s three sons gazed over a mountain of gifts that they hadn’t expect to see this holiday season. Money has been tight this year in the Villela-...