Christmas Shopping

Xbox One (credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)

Tech Report: Late Holiday Shoppers Still Have Time For Free Shipping

With Christmas one week away, there are hundreds of businesses encouraging online shoppers to take advantage of Free-Shipping Day this Wednesday.


An XBox One and controller. (CNET/CBS)

Brian Cooley: The Twelve Tech Buys Of Christmas

For this holiday shopping list, I’m skippping smartphones, computers, cameras and a host of other technologies that have either become utterly routine or obsolete. Instead, let’s get a quick look of what I would think of this year when I think great tech that will delight as well as surprise.


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Tech Report: Last, Last Minute Online Gifts

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid picks out some very, very last-minute gift options for holiday shoppers.


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ConsumerWatch: ‘Advent Conspiracy’ Tries To Take Focus Off Spending

With Christmas just a few days away shoppers are rushing to buy last minute presents. But for some the holidays aren’t just about the gifts. Enter the Advent Conspiracy movement, where instead of buying and receiving presents it’s more about giving something valuable like time and charity.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/21/2010

Toys R Us Store

Toys ‘R’ Us Stores Extend Hours Before Christmas

Last minute shoppers are getting a reprieve as Toys ‘R’ Us stores nationwide will remain open for 88 straight hours of shopping.


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

Bay Area Retail Employees Endure Holiday Shopping Rush

For the people helping hurried and stressed out customers, it was becoming anything but the most wonderful time of the year.


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ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Retailers Bring Back Layaway Plans

With the holiday shopping season underway, there are indications that consumers are spending less or at least within their means.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/24/2010