Holiday Shopping

Cyber Monday

The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.



Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.


Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In The Peninsula

Many shoppers watch closely for announcements of Black Friday store hours and sales in the days prior to Thanksgiving, as opening hours will vary. Regular fans of the day have carefully planned their lists and attack, prepared to shop ’til they drop, with some stores in malls opening at midnight or in the wee hours on eve of Black Friday. Independent store owners on main streets throughout the Peninsula suggest Saturday is a great shopping day, once the flurry over big-ticket items in box and chain stores dies down.

CBS San Francisco–11/06/2012

Customers walk out of a Sears store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Sears & Kmart Stores Under Threat Of Closure

Sears will be closing more than a hundred Sears and Kmart stores across the country after struggling during the holiday shopping season.


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Long Lines Expected At Retailers Monday

Many shoppers will be looking for deep after-Christmas discounts, returning gifts and using gift cards they received.


Gold Jewelry. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Shoppers Turn To Pawn Shops For Holiday Bargains

With only a few shopping days until Christmas, some shoppers aren’t flocking to the malls, but to pawn shops. Nationwide, pawn shops are reporting higher sales.


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

ConsumerWatch: SF DA Investigates Best Buy Over Black Friday Deals

The popular electronics retailer has been telling many of its customers that the Black Friday deals they snagged may never be delivered.


Berkeley Merchants Rebound From Fire For Holiday Street Fair

A month after a five-alarm fire destroyed an historic building on Telegraph Avenue, the major Berkeley thoroughfare is open for business again.


A woman shopping online. (CBS)

Tech Report: Black Friday Is The New Cyber Monday

With all the online shopping and electronics purchases, Black Friday is looking more like Cyber Monday.


(Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Black Friday Shooting Sparks Safety Reminder

A shooting robbery at Walmart has prompted San Leandro police to issue a reminder to be safe this holiday shopping season.





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