| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, and galleries to see, absolutely free.
HOLIDAY SPOTLIGHT FREEBIE!
FLORIDA CITRUS PARADE: featuring floats, marching bands...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The parking lot was crowded. Streams of shoppers flowed around the Santa’s House erected in the middle of the center. Shoppers laden with bags jostled each other in long lines stretching from cashiers.
It’s "Super Saturday" at the Grove...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Like millions of Americans, Jessica Hamilton of Pasadena will buy her friends and family a handful of gift cards this holiday season, drawn by their convenience.
Yet Hamilton, who carries reusable bags when she goes shopping, is bothered by the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Spoiler alert: There's a really good chance you'll get a gift card for Christmas.
That's not a news flash from the North Pole. It comes instead from the National Retail Federation, which estimated in a recent report that more than 80% of shoppers will...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Christmas is in the rearview mirror, but there's still no rest for retailers expecting yet another day of intense crowds Thursday.
The post-Noel mall scene this year won't just be marked by the annual stream of returns from dissatisfied gift...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:21 PM
The doors were open well before 9 a.m. Thursday at Spruce Home & Garden in West Hartford Center, literally wide open to the street, the way manager Mary Goodwin likes it. And markdowns were plentiful.
As light snow trickled, customers were slow to arrive...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:19 AM
This week’s Hump Day Deals from Deals2Buy and RetailMeNot
Apparel and accessories
Carters: Up to 50% off plus an extra 20% off with $40 order (Expiring December 31)
Macy’s: The Great Gift Sale: Up to 60% off + an extra 20%...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Fewer than 10 days remain until Christmas, and retailers are trying to make the most of the holiday crunch time by luring online shoppers with free delivery offers.
Wednesday is Free Shipping Day, a last-minute consumption craze initiated in 2008 by...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Each December, a couple of weeks before Christmas, a few men gather in a downtown Naperville steakhouse to eat, drink, be merry and shop.
The tradition began about nine years ago when Tim Grosser, a global account manager for Hewlett-...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Healthy freebie: Veggie Grill restaurant chain aficionados who download and use the company's new Android and iPhone app will receive a free winter menu item if they install the app before Jan. 5. Look on the "Love" tab of the app for this special offer....