Holiday Shopping

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Tech Report: Online Holiday Shopping Still An Option For Procrastinators

Shoppers waiting until the last minute to finish their holiday shopping may not know that they still have time to buy those gifts online.

12/17/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Macy’s Makes Good On Gift Card Glitch

Macy’s is promising to make good on some bad gift cards that may have ended up with some California consumers. The cards were apparently sold through third-party retailers and tampered with before being purchased.

12/13/2012

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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

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Anonymous Couple Picks Up Holiday Shopping Tabs For 5 Lucky Shoppers

Christmas came early for some shoppers at a Walmart in the San Francisco Bay area city of Livermore.

12/11/2012

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Celebrate The Holiday Season

Welcome to your 2012 Holiday Guide! Don’t miss our gift-giving ideas, shopping advice, food & drink recipes, and movie & music recommendations. Share some holiday cheer with your friends!

12/07/2012

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

Online Shoppers Search For Cyber Monday Deals (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: For Holiday Online Shopping, Google Or Bing?

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Microsoft has launched a new ad campaign comparing their search engine, Bing to Google warning searchers not to get “Scroogled” by paid ads.

11/28/2012

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San Mateo K-Mart Opens On Thanksgiving Day

Holiday shoppers actually got a jump start on Black Friday at the San Mateo K-Mart with a Thanksgiving Day sale.

11/22/2012

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Bay Area Stores Bracing For ‘Black Friday’

Bay Area retailers are gearing up for “Black Friday,” a day of shopping deals the day after Thanksgiving.

11/22/2012

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Walmart Workers Protest Over Compensation At Oakland Store

About 20 people gathered in front of the Oakland Walmart store on Edgewater Drive Wednesday to protest and demand better pay and work schedules.

11/21/2012

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