It is time to start thinking about holiday shopping and how you’re going to pay for it this year. As Chief Consumer Investigator Al Sunshine explains, what was old is new again. Stores are bringing back “layaway.”
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.
Parents and students have been waiting for Florida’s tax-free holiday weekend, and the shopping begins Friday. Check out a list of stores in South Florida which are offering specific deals.
A non-profit organization, Rebuilding Together, improves the homes and lives of veteran’s throughout the country and recently gave the home of one local disabled veteran a much needed facelift.
Thanksgiving used to be a day of family, feasting and football but now, you can add shopping to the list. On a day when most stores would be closed and only reopen for the famous Black Friday sales, now big-box retailers are trying to get a jump start on the holiday shopping season by opening on Thanksgiving Day.