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Now's the time to take advantage of layaway plans.
NEW YORK — Paula Deen’s media and merchandising empire is collapsing.
Big-box retailers Toys R Us and Sears are joining Walmart in opening their doors at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day - just as holiday dinner tables are being cleared in many homes. Target will follow suit at 9 p.m., enticing shoppers out of their homes during the final football game of the day.
The layaway wars are heating up ahead of the winter holidays.
NEW YORK - Between 100 and 120 Sears and Kmart stores will be
closed, the retailer said Tuesday, after terrible holiday sales
during what is the most crucial time of the year for retailers.
Talk about delayed gratification. Layaway — that old-fashioned
practice of putting merchandise aside and making regular payments
until everything's paid off — is a shopper's ultimate test of
As many as 36 workers may lose their jobs at the Super Kmart at
7055 E. Broadway, which is closing its grocery section as it is
being converted to a Big K store.
National Adopt a Shelter Dog month
Santa's on a budget this year.
WASHINGTON — For one answer to the nation's most pressing
economic question — when will the recession end? — just take a peek
inside the American man's underwear drawer.
Each year, the holiday shopping season seems to get under way
earlier. First Thanksgiving, then Halloween. This year, consider
backing it up to Labor Day.
What we're buying — and not buying — says a lot about how
consumers are feeling these days.
Supporters of the Tucson Unified School District's override
attempt gathered Wednesday to raise the visibility of their