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Last Minute Shopping Means Mega Extended Hours For Major Retailers

The clock hasn’t stopped ticking and Christmas is only getting closer. This happens same time every year except this time around the holiday season is shorter.

12/21/2013

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A Little Work, A Little Shopping – It’s Cyber Monday

Don’t be surprised if see a co-worker doing a little online shopping during their lunch break. It’s Cyber Monday, the techno follow up to Black Friday and the biggest day of the year for online sales.

12/02/2013

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Retailers Already Targeting Christmas Shoppers

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in many stores, and it’s only September! It’s still summer, but some retailers like K-mart are already freezing the moment with holiday ads on TV and online.

CBS4–09/13/2013

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Congress Considering Tax On All Internet Purchases

Shopping online in an effort to dodge sales tax may soon come to an end.

CBS4–04/25/2013

Stores are expected to be busy the day after Christmas.  (Source: CBS4)

Shoppers Looking For Big After-Christmas Bargains

Just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean the holiday spending has come to an end. Across South Florida the stores and malls are expected to be swamped today by shoppers looking to return unwanted gifts and use gift cards.

CBS4–12/26/2012

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Holiday Hiring Provides Much-Needed Boost To Job Market

For some, a seasonal job tied to the holiday shopping season means buying better Christmas gifts. For others, the job means a chance to impress and become full-time. For all, it’s a welcome opportunity following a long stretch of lackluster hiring reports.

CBS4–11/23/2012

Happy Father's Day

Father’s Day Spending On The Rise

Have you gone shopping yet. Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17th and Americans will spend more on dear old dad than ever before.

CBS4–06/12/2012

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Shoppers Looking For “Day After” Deals

Just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean the holiday spending has come to an end. Across South Florida the stores and malls were mobbed as thousands of people returned unwanted gifts and used gift cards to pick up items Santa may have missed.

12/26/2011

Retailers stock up on decorations for the Christmas holiday.

Holidays Arrive Early With The “Christmas Creep”

It’s mid September, so everyone get ready for – Christmas? In a phenomenon retailers call “Christmas Creep,” more stores are putting out their decorations, trees and wrapping earlier each year, with some appearing in the first weeks of September.

CBS4–09/15/2011

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Retailers See $$$ On Christmas Eve

As last-minute shoppers try to finish off their Christmas buying Friday; retailers hope the last-minute rush will be Black Friday, the sequel.

CBS4–12/24/2010

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