More Criminals Profiting From Gift Card FraudGift cars remain one of the most popular presents in America, but more and more consumers are having issues with the cards when they try to use them at designated shops.
Best Buy Sale Prices Called Into QuestionA class-action lawsuit is accusing Best Buy of phantom markdowns, and falsely representing former “original” or “regular” prices.
Slain Mom's Co-Workers Plan Vigil In SF As Search For Her Missing Baby ContinuesCo-workers will hold a vigil Wednesday night for Nicole Fitts, who was found dead Friday near McLaren Park, as the search for her missing daughter continues.
Best Buy Website Back After Crashing For Over An Hour On Black FridayThe Best Buy website is back up again after reportedly experiencing technical problems on Black Friday, one of the most busiest shopping days of the year.
Man Waits Outside Best Buy Store In San Jose 11 Days For Black Friday DealsHe is hoping to save as much as $4,000 and has a long shopping list of items to buy.
Bay Area Shoppers Camp Out, Forgo Turkey For Thanksgiving DealsTraditionally Black Friday began with "doorbuster" sales early the morning following Thanksgiving, however more stores are offering the deals on Turkey Day itself.
ConsumerWatch: Cellphone Protection Plan SurprisesWhen it comes to buying a cellphone protection plan, what the salesperson tells you may not be the whole story.
Best Cities For Black Friday ShoppingThe following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals...
Best Buy Settlement Could Mean Cash Back On Store Purchases In CaliforniaFor 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.
Police Arrest Woman Wanted On Burglary, Fraud, ID Theft Charges In San CarlosAn 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.
ConsumerWatch: Retailers Cancel Many Black Friday DealsOnline 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.
Best Tips To Avoid Holiday Spending Mistakes From A South Bay Financial ProfessionalIt'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.