| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The cultish fans who gather online to obsess over every detail of ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" aren't just entranced with what the characters are saying and doing: They're very, very interested in what they're wearing.
Given the wealth of...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:11 PM
J.C. Penney's announcement last month that it would close 33 underperforming stores, including its Phillipsburg Mall location raised an obvious question: "What is the future of the Phillipsburg Mall?"
In recent years, the mall has been hemorrhaging...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:09 AM
"Pretty Little Liars" star Troian Bellisario and costume designer Mandi Line turned up to celebrate the launch of the "Pretty Little Liars" collection by Aeropostale at the retailer's store in Times Square on Wednesday. Line persuaded Warner Bros. that...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A man was reported selling firewood door-to-door on South Stone Avenue on Dec. 5.
•A man was reported screaming obscenities about Jesus on Dec. 4 at La Grange Road and Harris...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:51 AM
With seven days to go before Christmas, Free Shipping Day is your last chance to score free ground shipping from many online retailers.
"Unlike previous events, this year's Free Shipping Day requires all stores to waive minimum order thresholds in...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is keeping controversial Chief Executive Mike Jeffries on board for at least a year after his current contract expires in February, ignoring recent calls for the struggling teen apparel company to cut him loose.
Under a new...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:18 PM
We are officially in the mad dash toward Christmas Day.
To help you navigate the endless promotional materials and discount news, I will post a running list of deals every weekend through Christmas with help from the bargain hunters at crazytowndeals....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Reports: ADP employment survey for November, September and October new home sales, October imports and exports, November ISM, Fed Beige Book and MBA weekly mortgage applications.
Local earnings: Claire's Stores Inc.
Earnings: AutoNation Inc.,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Cyber Monday has been the largest online shopping holiday in the past two years, according to Shop.org, an arm of the National Retail Federation that focuses on Internet retailers.
Generally, bargain experts agree that Cyber Monday, which is Monday,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Who needs sleep when there are deals to be had?
At Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles, which opened at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the parking area for the shopping center became so full that some shoppers were being directed to park a 10-minute walk away.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:21 AM
Happy Freebie Black Friday!
It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday.
If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Editor's note: This is a guest post from Mike Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com.
Most, if not all, Black Friday deals will be offered online -- and most will hit the web before the in-store sales begin.
These Best Buy deals have gone live today,...