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Shoppers camp outside the Best Buy store in Pleasant Hill on November 27, 2013, in anticipation of deals on Thanksgiving Day. (CBS)

Bay Area Shoppers Camp Out, Forgo Turkey For Thanksgiving Deals

Traditionally Black Friday began with “doorbuster” sales early the morning following Thanksgiving, however more stores are offering the deals on Turkey Day itself.

11/28/2013

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Cellphone Protection Plan Surprises

When it comes to buying a cellphone protection plan, what the salesperson tells you may not be the whole story.

11/23/2013

Shopping on Rodeo Drive Beverly Hills, California. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals…

11/05/2013

Best Buy store in Colma (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best Buy Settlement Could Mean Cash Back On Store Purchases In California

For the next five years Best Buy stores in California must offer customers $3 off the lowest advertised price of an item if they are overcharged at checkout.

02/23/2013

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Police Arrest Woman Wanted On Burglary, Fraud, ID Theft Charges In San Carlos

An woman was arrested on multiple charges after a shopper at Best Buy in San Carlos contacted San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies because she was acting suspicious.

02/09/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Retailers Cancel Many Black Friday Deals

Online retailers made more than $1 billion in online sales during Black Friday and the long holiday weekend. But several retailers failed to deliver on thousands of those deals.

12/11/2012

Shoppers Make Final Purchases Before Christmas

Best Tips To Avoid Holiday Spending Mistakes From A South Bay Financial Professional

It’s the holidays. You have to buy gifts, but your bank account demands thriftiness and you need to avoid overspending. If you are one of many Americans who have been hit hard by the economy and are looking for ways to spend wisely over the holidays, here are a few suggestions, with input from a South Bay financial advisor.

12/04/2012

Best Buy store in Colma (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Best Buy Ramps Up Competition With Online Retaliers

Amid fierce competition between brick-and-mortar stores and online retailers, Best Buy will reportedly price match Amazon.com and other major online outlets. Notorious for excluding online retailers from its price match policy, Best Buy’s latest move may deter consumers from using it’s stores as a “showroom.”

10/16/2012

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Apple’s Squeeze Hits Phone Companies, Competitors

Apple’s success is good for the U.S. economy, and some businesses, like software developers and memory-chip makers, have benefited from the disruption Apple is causing. But its enormous gains have resulted in others’ pains, sometimes in unexpected places.

04/23/2012

Customers rush through the door at Best Buy. (CBS)

Best Buy Closing 2 Bay Area Stores

EAST PALO ALTO (CBS / AP) — Best Buy has announced the locations of 50 stores that it is closing this year. The list includes seven stores in California, 2 in the Bay Area: East […]

04/14/2012

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