| May 11, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Besides Christmas, there’s nothing quite like the Mother’s Day shopping scramble: $3.4 billion on brunch or dinner, $1.6 billion on clothing an accessories, $1.3 billion on getaways and pampering, all amounting to a big $18.6-billion thank you...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Tonight is Fashion's Night Out, and not only in New York City.
Baltimore area shopping destinations are getting in on the fashion world's "shopping extravaganza," a single night that started in New York in 2009 to highlight fashion, restore consumer...
| Jun 1, 2012
Sex, money, and betrayal with your personal shopper nonetheless lead to the ultimate woman scorned and lawsuit.
Patricia Walker, of the Dallas area, survived a horrific crash that left her bedridden for nearly three years.
During her recovery her...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Mar 10, 2013
I love the new Ford commercial that shows desperate customers asking a gas station attendant if he has any marked-down "day-old gas." I've been tempted to do the same thing myself, because prices at the pump are cutting into my budget — and my...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The new Facebook Card lets users send friends a gift card with multiple balances for top retailers, including Target and Olive Garden.
"Facebook Cards are reusable. After you've received a card, the next time you get a Facebook Card gift, it will...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Kirkland’s, a home décor and gifts store, will hold a grand opening in Bel Air Plaza in Bel Air on Feb. 9, the retailer announced.
The store at 567 Baltimore Pike, one of 324 nationwide, will employ up to 18 people and offer decorative items, gifts...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:59 AM
With only six days to go before Christmas, some South Floridians may panic and end up spending more than they can afford on gifts, warns a founder of a counseling agency.
"Procrastinating shoppers risk not finding the gifts they were looking for and are...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The swamped malls, crowded parking lots and frantic delivery companies say it all: Christmas crunch time is here for the two-thirds of Americans who still haven’t finished their holiday shopping.
That’s 132 million people trying to figure...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:33 AM
You'd think, considering what I do for a living, my holiday shopping would be done by August, my presents neatly wrapped by Thanksgiving and come Christmas Eve, I'd be sipping eggnog and watching "It's A Wonderful Life."
You'd be wrong.
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:29 PM
When snowflakes began falling Monday afternoon, the commotion near Mondawmin Mall slowed. Children pointed to the sky. Shoppers, their shoulders previously hunched against the cold, stood to take in the scene.
Inside, shoppers buzzed through stores...