Holiday Shopping

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Xbox One: 20 Things You Need To Know

Microsoft’s new console may seem daunting, but here are some key points about the new do-nearly-everything gaming machine…

11/23/2013

Nokia CEO, Canadian Stephen Elop, holds a Nokia Lumia 2520 on stage during an event to unveil Nokia's latest products on October 22, 2013 in Abu Dhabi. Nokia has unveiled its first phablets -extra-large phones- and its first tablet computer. AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Nokia Unveils New Tablet

The Lumia 2520 runs on Windows RT.

11/21/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Early Black Friday Deals May Be A Mixed Bag

With Black Friday still the most popular day to shop during the holidays according to a new CBS News poll, more retailers than ever will now be open on Thanksgiving Day, even as retail experts warn not every holiday deal is as great as it sounds.

11/21/2013

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Ask A San Francisco Expert: Tips For Shopping On Cyber Monday

God Bless Mr. Scrooge and all his ilk, but for those who want to make merry with the shopping, here are a few tips from style consultant Kimberly Grant for Cyber Monday bargain hunters.

11/12/2013

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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

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