| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Count on coal this Christmas.
That's what researchers at Morgan Stanley are saying in the first major forecast of a decidedly dour holiday season. Retailers hoping for a respite from a year of so-so shopping can instead expect the worst Thanksgiving-to-...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Last Sunday, my colleague Spencer Soper wrote in his 'On the Cheap' column about using cloth diapers as a way to save money. Now, allow me to help you carry out this thrifty tip by showcasing a new business that specializes in the domain.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Teen apparel brands have been losing their shirts, and it's not a fashion choice.
Against a backdrop of prolonged consumer stinginess, reinforced Friday by reports of a scant monthly increase in August retail sales, an anemic back-to-school...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:19 AM
It's Freebie Friday! We've got some great offers today. Save $10 on gas cards at Publix through Sunday and grandparents get in free at Butterfly World on Saturday and Sunday, too. Use my long list to make a mad grab for freebies and save with retail...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Not even the briefest of booty shorts could pick Abercrombie & Fitch out of its second quarter slump, as the mall-based retailer and fellow teen apparel companies struggle with weak customer demand.
The controversial chain on Thursday announced dismal...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Abercrombie and Fitch was in the news recently -- and not in a good way -- when comments made several years ago by the CEO resurfaced online and prompted outrage.
He told Salon: “In every school there are the cool and popular kids, and then...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 2:09 PM
There was plenty of back-to-school shopping going on Saturday at Valley Mall and, for any parents or children who were stumped on what the latest student fashions are, there was a fashion show to offer some tips.
J.C. Penney, The Bon-Ton, Macy’s,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:44 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores for back-to-school shopping. Plus, we have freebies, dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep on saving all...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Retail sales for July missed expectations as discounters and teen apparel stores struggled, causing Wall Street to fret about the fate of back-to-school shopping.
A monthly gauge of same-store sales from Thomson Reuters found 4.2% growth from a year...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:38 AM
It's Freebie Friday! This special, tax-free edition of my freebie-free-for-all is packed with retail coupons galore to stack on top of Florida's sales tax holiday, which runs through Sunday.
The sales tax exemption applies to computers and related...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 4:29 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Plus, we have freebies, dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep on saving all weekend long.
| Jul 25, 2013
The PS from Aeropostale Freeze model event will take place Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Valley Mall. The event will feature the newest back-to-school items.
Summer movie express
The Valley Mall Regal Cinemas will show the movies “Yogi...