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Fashion sites set sights on men

Men open their wallets more freely than women on the Internet.

Tags: Technology , fashion , retail

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 08:47am EDT

Shopping for school supplies on a budget

As students in the Washington, D.C., area prepare to head back to school, parents worry about paying for school supplies in the midst of the economy.

Tags: Kim Palmer , U.S. News & World Report , Alpha Consumer , Staples , Office Depot , U.S. News Consumer Monitor , Chase Slate , saving , School supplies , budget ,

Tuesday - 08/17/2010, 02:39pm EDT

Buying in bulk isn't always the cheapest

Sometimes you can get a better deal at the grocery store during a weekly special.

Tags: wtop saves you money , buying in bulk , Costco , BJs , Sam's Club , grocery store , food , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 09:53am EDT

Retailers push for more buying by phone

Retailers are working to make their mobile sites easier to navigate.

Tags: retail , apps , smartphones

Monday - 04/18/2011, 11:17am EDT

Shopping can extend your life, study finds

If you need an excuse to break out that credit card, consider this - shopping can help you live longer.

Tags: Max Smith , retail , food

Sunday - 04/10/2011, 10:33pm EDT

How stores make customers buy more

In the era of big-box stores and huge varieties of products, in can be difficult to stick to a list when walking down the shopping aisle.

Tags: Walmart ,

Friday - 04/08/2011, 09:59am EDT

Bladder control vs. impulse control

Before making important decisions you might want to skip visiting the bathroom. New findings on "impulse control" suggest you're more likely to be impulsive if you have an empty bladder.

Tags: Kristi King , bladder

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 04:13pm EST

Wealthy ready to spend again

Wealthy Americans are ready to splurge again, and luxury marketers are ready to help them.

Tags: retail , wealthy

Monday - 02/21/2011, 11:54am EST

Food companies shrink packaging to inflate revenue

If you're trying to save money at the grocery store, you might want to pay more attention to size. From toilet paper to tuna fish, package quantities are getting smaller, but you are not necessarily paying any less.

Tags: Consumer Reports , food , food supply , grocery , grocery shopping , Tuna , Kristi King

Wednesday - 01/05/2011, 10:02am EST

Christmas sales shine for downtown merchants

Sales were strong this holiday season for downtown Frederick store.

Tags: Frederick ,

Friday - 12/31/2010, 11:52am EST
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