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Homeless person on sidewalk

Homeless man glad to turn in lost money

BOSTON (AP) — A homeless Boston man who turned in a backpack containing tens of thousands of dollars in cash and traveler’s checks says even if he were desperate he wouldn’t have kept “even a […]

09/16/2013

iPhone 5

Apple offers iPhone trade-in ahead of unveiling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Excited about the new iPhone expected to be unveiled Sept. 10? Apple will now join others in allowing you to trade in your old model. The company said starting Friday that […]

08/30/2013

Consumer Reports cites two high chairs for safety problems

Most high chairs sold in the United States comply with a voluntary safety standard that includes what is known as a crotch post—a structure that’s supposed to keep an unharnessed child from sliding downward and […]

08/29/2013

Cover of the September 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine. (Photo credit: ShopSmart magazine)

Mobile tools get shoppers organized and find deals at the grocery store

Bad shopping habits can be tough to break – just ask the 63 percent of Americans in ShopSmart’s new national grocery shopping survey who admitted to buying things they don’t need because of a coupon […]

07/16/2013

George Zimmer in Men's Wearhouse commerical on YouTube.

Men’s Wearhouse escalates battle with founder

NEW YORK (AP) — Men’s Wearhouse escalated a public battle with its founder and former pitchman George Zimmer on Tuesday, trying to explain why it fired the man who still represents the clothier in many […]

06/25/2013

Target announces year-round price match

The growing popularity of online shopping continues to put pressure on traditional retailers. Target today announced it will match prices customers find on identical products at select online rivals year-round.

01/08/2013

Black Friday morphs into Thanksgiving

Retailers are pushing the envelope again this Thanksgiving with earlier store openings. Target announced on Monday that it’s opening on Thanksgiving at 9 p.m. at some stores for its Black Friday sale. Walmart and Sears […]

11/14/2012

Best Buy to cut 2,400 jobs in turnaround effort

(AP) – Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. is laying off 600 staffers in its Geek Squad technical support division and 1,800 other store workers as it seeks to restructure operations and improve results. The cuts […]

07/06/2012