Dry Weekend Draws US Shoppers Even as Online Sales Boom

VOA The driest Thanksgiving weekend in five years may have helped holiday shopping, despite an overall decline in foot traffic. But some shoppers just took notes in the hopes of finding an even better deal online. That's a consequence of Amazon continuing
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Soft Surroundings Expands To Pennsylvania

First Store Set To Open In King Of Prussia Mall In Mid-September Soft Surroundings, a leading multi-channel retailer committed to providing stylish and comfortable clothing, jewelry and accessories, home furnishings and the latest in beauty and skincare to women of all ages, maintains its (more...)

2012 Holiday Mall Hours

Oxford Valley Mall: www.simon.com 215-752-0221 12/24: 8am - 6pm (Christmas Eve) 12/25: Closed (Christmas Day) 12/26: 8am - 9pm (Holiday Hours) 12/31: 10am - 6pm (New Year's Eve) 01/01: 10am - 6pm (New Year's Day) Lehigh Valley Mall: www.simon.com 610-264-5511 2/24: 7am - 6pm (Christmas Eve) 12/25: Closed (Christmas Day) 12/26: (more...)

Hours for Malls in Philadelphia & New Jersey:Last Minute Shopping

Are you looking for places for last minute shopping? Here are some malls hours in Philadelphia aria and around, that reported CBS news: King of Prussia Mall: King of Prussia Mall 610-265-5727 Saturday December 31ST – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. New Year’s – 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Concord Mall www.concordmall.com 302-478-9271 New Year’s EVE – (more...)

New Meaning Of Black Friday

Black Friday has passed. Did you enjoy it? Well, if no consequences, and that in fact the traditional start to the festive shopping season was marred by shootings and pepper-sprayings as bargain-hunters stampeded stores in California.

Many stores saw crowds rushing in as they opened at midnight - several

Cyber Monday Instead Of Black Friday

Welcome to Cyber Monday 2011!   Cyber Monday has overtaken Black Friday as the hottest shopping day of the year! Plus, it is all online! No need to run to the store or wait in crazy lines! Just order everything in your PJs and it will be shipped to (more...)

Frugality in Fashion

Frugality in Fashion

“My mama told me you better shop around!” Since I can remember, Smokey Robinson’s annoyingly catchy song has been buzzing through radios and more frustratingly, my eardrums. However, I am happy to report that Robinson may have actually had it right. When you realize that the unaffordable that used to lie (more...)

Last Minute Gift

Last Minute Gifts

As long as you know a few key things about the people you're giving presents to, then thoughtful gift-giving can be essentially effortless, say experts. Monograms, favorite colors, scents that trigger childhood memories or this year's hottest trends add the right level of detail to elevate a gift. And don't forget the (more...)

“Pick Your Day”

One new thing that the J.C. PENNEY company is offering this year is a "Pick Your Day" event, which gives shoppers a 20% discount on any single day from December 19 through December 24, and a program "Know before you go", that is trying to help consumers avoid a wasted (more...)

Americans Spend As Much Time Using TV as Internet

According to a survey released by Forrester, Americans are spending as many hours online as they do in front of their TV screens. The Internet has long captivated the attention of younger Americans to a greater extent than TV and is now proving more popular to Gen X (ages 31 to (more...)

2010 Shopping Season Smart Gifts

2010 Shopping Season: Smart Gifts

With the holiday season local and national retailers want to be successful and they're turning to some new tactics to improve their chances. Retailers are trying to make everything available to customers knowing that last year was kind of rough. They are seeking market share and are willing to offer greater (more...)


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