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Amazon Introduces 'Make an Offer' Service

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Dec 10
For the first time, the largest U.S. online retailer is letting some third-party sellers offer an option where interested buyers can make an offer on an item lower than the listed price.

How Holiday Shoppers Are Getting Smarter

FINANCE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 8
Shoppers can sniff out a legitimate deal from a fake one and are even leaving items in online shopping carts as reminders to look for a better bargain.

Optimize Your Game Plan for Holiday Toy Shopping

HOME | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 7
Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's "Frozen"? Or maybe you're not picky and just looking for deals? Toy sellers are increasingly catering to time-starved, budget-conscious shoppers.

'I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style With a Twist'

FASHION | By Leanne Italie | Oct 8
Clothes and how to wear them have been a constant in Betty Halbreich's life for most of her 86 years. Good thing she landed a job at Bergdorf Goodman as a personal shopper nearly four decades ago.

5 Tips for Back-to-School Spending

HOME | By Alex Veiga | Aug 14
Students may not be thrilled about their summer break drawing to a close, but retailers couldn't be happier. That's because back-to-school shopping traditionally brings in a windfall that's second only to the December holiday season.

Ramadan Rush: Before Holy Month, Shopping Frenzy

FINANCE | By Sylvia Hui | Jun 28
London has long attracted big spenders. But every year around the holy month of Ramadan, which starts this weekend, a wave of spectacularly rich Middle Eastern shoppers arrives and takes retail therapy to a whole new level.

Phoenix’s High Five

POLITICS | By EDGE | Apr 28
Don’t let your opinion of Arizona be swayed by SB 1026. On the ground you’ll find plenty of progressive legislators, community leaders and creative entrepreneurs who also happen to be members or allies of the LGBT community.

Sugarloaf Means Unique Holiday Shopping

HOME | By Doug Rule | Dec 13
This weekend at the Dulles Expo Center in Virginia, more than 300 artisans from around the country sell their wares at a holiday edition of the juried Sugarloaf Crafts Festival.

Black Friday Carnage: Officer Suffers Broken Wrist

NATIONAL | Nov 29
The holiday shopping season kicked off much earlier this year, as several retailers opened their stores on Thanksgiving Day. Many shoppers didn’t like that, but went out anyway. The sales continued through Friday. Things were mostly calm, though there wer

Gift Guide 2013: There’s No Business Like LGBT Business!

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 29
Trying to decide where to spend your hard-earned dollars this holiday season? How about supporting LGBT entrepreneurs as they paint the world a rainbow of fabulousness?

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