| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Wal-Mart is worried about lousy holiday shopping, so the retail giant is pulling out its Christmas deals one whole month early -- hoping, perhaps, that the longer you are faced with a bargain, the more likely you will be to crumble.
This move comes as...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Traditionally, Black Friday has been referred to as the best bargain shopping day of the year, and that designation has attracted millions of shoppers to stores in the wee hours of the morning.
This year, Black Friday may be too late to start.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fast approaching, but according to one research group, consumers have crowned the retailer they think provides the best value: Amazon.com.
The online retailer has many of its brick-and-mortar competitors hustling to...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Another theater bargain alert!
Hartford Stage is offering half-price tickets for any of Thanksgiving weekend’s five performances of its "A Christmas Carol -- A Ghost Story of Christmas" on sale Friday from midnight to 11:59 pm Nov. 23 only....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford will celebrate Cyber Monday by waiving all ticketing fees on all shows. The offer will be in effect on purchasing platforms: internet, phone, and in-person at the box office at 166...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:58 PM
It's Cyber Monday, so you know what that means: Fire up the TRS-80 and start downloading all your favorite apps for a great price.
On Monday only, Disney Publishing Worldwide has a lot of deals running on some of their fan-favorite book apps.
| Nov 22, 2012
When it comes to holiday shopping, Black Friday is like the Super Bowl. Winning is everything, losing hurts and all eyes are on your offense and defense.
The most hardcore shoppers already have a game plan. They already have six alarm clocks set and...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Many of us let our fingers do holiday shopping as we click and touch our way through our gift list. Shopping online is just as convenient on Cyber Monday and all through the holiday season as it is throughout the year. And with holiday crowds in the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Saturday after the Thanksgiving holiday has, in recent years, been dubbed “Small Business Saturday.” Last year, President Obama spent Small Business Saturday at a local independent bookstore in Virginia -- he and his daughters bought 15...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Just when you thought the frenzy of Cyber Monday and Black Friday shopping was over, Macy's said it would expand its tradition of staying open 24 hours a day on the weekend before Christmas.
Starting Dec. 21 at 7 a.m., most...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:01 AM
It’s only August, but retailers such as Wal-Mart and Toys R Us are already getting a jump on what is expected to be a difficult holiday season.
On Wednesday, discount giant Wal-Mart said it would bring back its layaway program this year after last...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:55 AM
So long, Black Friday. Hello, Small Business Saturday.
If you have an American Express card, sign up for a $25 statement credit for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. Then, use the card at hundreds of South Florida businesses to save $25 on a purchase....