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2015 You may have seen a vague press release from Walmart circulating the Internet today. As always Walmart is going to be offering Rollbacks this holiday season they will have more app involvement. Their new mobile check-in for ship-to-store orders and the wishlist tool that has been added to their app. Essentially, this press release was full of vague information that anyone could have guessed at.

Part of the press release touched on upcoming deals for pop culture items, toys, seasonal decor, tech, and food. There wasn’t really any specific information.

We’re happy to say that Walmart just sent us … Read more

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We just leaked the Guitar Center Gift Guide sale listing along with the 156-page Guitar Center Gift Guide ad scans. This is a holiday book full of great gift ideas. You should wait until Black Friday to see the best deals. As always, Guitar Center will be offering free shipping on orders over $25. As an added bonus, they have added an extended return policy and a low price guarantee. They also have layaway plans available. Plus some fantastic holiday financing options for qualifying customers.

Consider checking out their selection of stocking stuffers. We are certain these are perfect to … Read more

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Newegg just unveiled their plans for Black November, also known as a month of Black Friday-esque deals.

This is Newegg’s seventh annual Black November, and they will be offering deals across several categories all month long. In the words of James Wu, their COO, “Black November gives our customers the flexibility to shop for deals on their terms.”

Here’s a snapshot of what Newegg has planned:

  • 11/1 – 11/3 – Black November Kickoff w/ Discounts on 900+ Products
  • 11/4 – 11/9 – Black November Gaming Event w/ Discounts on Consoles, Games, and Accessories
  • 11/10 – 11/26 – Black Friday Preview
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We just leaked the 10-item Macy’s 2015 Doorbuster Preview sale listing as well as the 2-page Macy’s 2015 Doorbuster Preview. Imacys-black-friday-doorbusn addition, Macy’s Black Friday plans just been published via press release.

We have seen stored quite a few stores announce their hours starting Thanksgiving. Macy’s is following suit with their Black Friday sale beginning at 6 PM on Thanksgiving. Doorbusters will be available through 1 PM on Black Friday. Furthermore, Saturday hours are 8 AM to 1 PM.

Macy’s has utilized their apps and making planning easier. Shoppers with the Macy’s mobile app will have a chance … Read more

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Office Depot and OfficeMax “Gear up for Gifting”

Office Depot and Office Max are launching their new campaign “Gearing up for Gifting,” which will include special holiday fashion collections and free delivery for online orders of $35 or more.

Office Depot and Office Max are also offering “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” during the month of November. Dates include Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23. Early Black Friday deals will start online and in store Sunday, Nov. 8.

Where do early deals rank with customers?  In a recent Black Friday survey, 10% of consumers surveyed said they rank early deals as the best. If last year’s … Read more

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We just leaked the 48-item Reeds Jewelers Black Friday sale listing as well as the 4-page Reeds Jewelers Black Friday ad scans!

According to the ad, the sale lasts from November 26 through November 27, but there’s also a duplicate Pre-Black Friday Sale ad, which lasts from November 19 through November 22, and will extend until November 25. Needless to say, this is great news for Black Friday shoppers who are eager to get shopping. Additional discounts that are not featured in this ad will be offered both in store and online.

Here are a couple noteworthy deals that we … Read more

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The official list of Record Store Black Friday Special Releases is out! Record Store Day falls on April 3rd, but the organizers still like to get in on the Black Friday fun. Music fans of all ages look forward to Record Store Day every year. There are usually dozens of exclusive, limited-edition LPs up for grabs. Record Store Day has participated in Black Friday for a few years now.

The list divided into three sections.:

EXCLUSIVES: Which are only available at participating indie record stores.

SMALL RUN: Which are vinyl that has less than 1,000 copies available. … Read more

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In our last installment, we took a look at how our brains think. We then took that information and applied it to resumes. Using a study by TheLadders.com, we concluded that you should conform your resume to expectations. Reviewers also rated resumes that have a “logical hierarchy of information” as “better” and “more usable.” We are going to use some of the same concepts from the last post, so, if you haven’t, give it a quick read. A hierarchy is an “arrangement or classification of things according to relative importance.”… Read more

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Nothing is better than having some new home decor and necessities for the Holidays 2015. Pier 1, one of our favorite home stores has released their Black Friday ads. The categories are spectacularly great like Fun things, Glittery things and Adorable things.

Pier 1’s Black Friday sale has some amazing offers on their Holiday decor, drink-ware, and furniture.

  • Trees, stockings, wreaths and ornaments are up to 30% off.
  • 20% off on all ornaments, mirrored furniture, all Christmas garlands and all baskets.pier-one-bf-ad
  • Save 20% on all Isaac chairs, ottomans and love-seats.
  • Indoor Papasan with plush cushion for $99.99; regularly 149.99
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The Ace Hardware 2015 Thanksgiving 5-Day Sale and the 12-page Ace Hardware Thanksgiving 5-Day Sale ad scans have just been leaked on our Black Friday deals page. Ace is calling this ad their 5-Day Thanksgiving Sale. It will be running from November 25 to November 29.

Joining the Ace Rewards program will maximize savings on purchases and earn you 2.5% cash back. You can earn points with every purchase towards future rewards and it’s free to join. You’ll also get the lowest prices on sales after joining. Make sure to join by November 20 so that you can receive a … Read more

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The Shopko Toy Book 2015 sale listing along with the 24-page Shopko Toy Book ad scan have just been released on the Black Friday. These amazing prices are going on now through Black Friday. You can shop in-store or online with 1% cash back.

There are some great deals and some definite trends, with Star Wars at the top of every toy book list. There are some great deals here if you are looking to start your shopping before Black Friday. Shopko would be one of the best places to do your shopping.

Here are some of our favorite noteworthy … Read more

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We just leaked the GameStop Black Friday 2015 ad, which is pretty exciting because it includes some of those quintessential Black Friday electronics deals, such as game consoles, video game bundles, collectibles and more.

We recommend taking a look at the deals on older games and consoles sprinkled throughout the ad because a lot of them still have entertainment mileage left in their tanks. Here are some other noteworthy deals you’ll want to check out:GameStop

  • New-to-you refurbished Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 for only $79.
  • PlayStation Uncharted Collection bundle for $299.99
  • Xbox One Gears of War Ultimate bundle for
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Five Below is opening its stores from 6 p.m to 1 a.m on Thanksgiving Day and will re-open on Black Friday from 7 a.m to 9 p.m. We’ve leaked their 91-item Five Below Black Friday sale listing , as well as their eight-page Five Below Black Friday ad scans!.

Five Below is one of the best places you can shop for stocking-stuffers and Secret Santa, last-minute and white elephant presents. They have plenty of cute, inexpensive holiday decorations and supplies. This is also a great opportunity to buy new gifts for children and adults in need this season. There is … Read more

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We just posted all the deals from the Kohl’s Black Friday 2015 ad.  Kohl’s is one of our more popular merchants, which is why we have a handy blog post we like to call the Ultimate Guide to Shopping at Kohl’s, which can help you make the most of your Kohl’s trip this Black Friday. If you need further information, or just want to connect with other Kohlies, we have a whole forum thread just for Kohl’s coupons and clearance.

This year Kohl’s will be opening their doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. We are excited to see the return … Read more

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Cwarehouse-bf1We have posted the deals from the Craft Warehouse Black Friday 2015 ad. If you haven’t heard of them, that is because they only have stores in:

  • Meridian, Idaho
  • Beaverton, Oregon
  • Gersham, Oregon
  • Medford, Oregon
  • Salem, Oregon
  • Kennewick, Washington
  • Vancouver, Washington
  • Wenatcher, Oregon

Despite the regional clustering of their brick and mortar stores, Craft Warehouse is one of those stores people ask about every year, so we have included them for our northwestern fans. The ad has some excellent coupons and deals on craft supplies. I am a little jealous that I live too far away to participate in … Read more

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We just posted the all the deals from the 12-page Walgreens Black Friday ad scans.

Walgreens’s Thanksgiving day store hours are from 8 a.m to 10 pm., and so are their hours for Black Friday. Ad prices are valid from November 26 to November 28.  The ad does not have the  HDTVs, tablets, laptops or cell phones normally associated with Black Friday, but the ad does shine with respect to holiday supplies and stocking stuffers. If you need party snacks, holiday cards, wrapping paper, labels, or small gifts, beauty supplies and Walgreens should be on your shopping list. The bonus … Read more

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On the heels of their Echo Look announcement, Amazon is now releasing the Echo Show, another addition to their range of smart home devices that now includes a screen. With a 7-inch screen, the Echo Show is meant to incorporate video calling and viewing into your every day life, and it will come equipped with everything in Alexa’s skill arsenal. The device will be available in black or white, and it will weigh about 2 1/2 lbs., making it ideal as a stationary home device.

The Echo Show features a 7-inch touchscreen, 5 megapixel, front-mounted camera, dual-band Wi-Fi support, dual … Read more

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We thought the magic died when the Unicorn Frappuccino’s limited-time run ended on April 23, but some Starbucks baristas decided to create a little magic of their own. Enter the Dragon Frappuccino (sorry, Bruce Lee fans, I couldn’t help myself).

According to Mashable, after running out of ingredients for the Unicorn Frappuccino, some baristas came up with an unofficial Dragon Frappuccino, with a location in Walnut, California, attempting to claim the Dragon Frappe as a store exclusive.

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Because this isn’t an official Starbucks beverage, recipes for this mythical frappe vary … Read more

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McDonald’s has a new product up their sleeves, and it’s called the Signature Crafted line of sandwiches. It’s a selection of mix-and-match sandwiches with fancy sauces — Maple Bacon Dijon (grilled onions, thick-cut bacon and Dijon sauce), Sweet BBQ Bacon (barbecue sauce, bacon and crispy onions) and Pico Guacamole (avocado, pico de gallo and buttermilk ranch sauce), all with white cheddar — that you can have with a burger patty or grilled or crispy chicken. The sandwiches will be available this week nationwide and cost $5.

If $5 for a burger seems a bit steep for McDonald’s fare, you’re not … Read more

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Hulu promised to launch a live TV streaming service this spring, and the streaming service provider remained true to its word. Wednesday during its annual Upfront presentation, Hulu announced the launch of Hulu with Live TV. For $39.99 a month, viewers can now subscribe to more than 50 live sports, news, entertainment and children’s channels, which includes Hulu’s existing on-demand content. This also includes 50 hours of recording storage, up to six profiles and two simultaneous streams. Options to upgrade storage and in-home screens are also available.

Here’s the channel lineup for Hulu with Live TV.Hulu_logo

The service is … Read more

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On May 7, Target raised their free shipping threshold from $25 to $35. This puts them on par with Amazon and Walmart, although Target’s shipping threshold is moving in the opposite direction as their competitors’. Are you bummed? Not so fast!

Target-Red-CardIn case you haven’t heard, Target has this great thing called the REDcard. The Target REdcard comes in two different options: a credit card, and a free debit card that links directly to your bank account. Having a Target REDcard gets you free shipping no minimum when you order online, plus you’ll get 5% off your purchases when you … Read more

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Luxury purse brand Kate Spade & Co. will be acquired by Coach for $2.4 billion, as per a press release from Coach released this morning. This purchase merges two giants in the designer purse world: one, a unique, youthful, millennial-focused brand with a playful, colorful style; the other, a classic, subdued brand, appealing to Gen Yers and Baby Boomers alike. This move is part of Coach’s new strategy of diversification, following a sales decline over the past fiscal year and the decision to pull their merchandise from about 250 department stores across North America.

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scenic route car bag, $548

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In the interest of accessibility, Amazon has announced it will be offering Prime memberships at a discount for people who receive government assistance. The new Prime pricing is available to Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cardholders and costs only $5.99 per month, a 45% discount from the $10.99 per month of regular Prime memberships. Low-income Prime members will receive all the same benefits, including two-day free shipping, access to Amazon’s massive media library and special Prime pricing on millions of items.

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This announcement comes after Amazon announced it would allow customers to pay for groceries using food stamps, … Read more

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As a part of the Un-carrier’s summer celebration, T-Mobile has announced a special #GetOutOfTheRed promotion for Verizon customers who switch to T-Mobile. T-Mobile announced in a news release on Wednesday that, starting on May 31, Verizon customers with an iPhone (SE, 6s/6s Plus, 7/7 Plus) or Google Pixel (or Pixel XL) can get the balance of their phones paid off in full when they switch to T-Mobile. Customers who make the switch can also keep their devices and phone numbers, saving the hassle of transferring their information to a new phone.

However, like any promotion, there’s some fine print to … Read more

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In keeping with the trend of major retailer bankruptcies this year, rue21 has joined the ranks of nine other companies that have filed for Chapter 11 this year. This brings 2017’s total bankruptcies up to 10, matching 2016’s total bankruptcies for the entire year. The teen fashion retailer didn’t cite any specific reason for filing, other than the obvious inability to pay its debts, but they had already begun the process of closing almost 400 stores nationwide earlier this year, sparking rumors of a potential filing that came to fruition on Monday.

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Do you use the Starbucks mobile app to order and pay for your favorite beverages? You’d better check your account because there’s been an uptick in people getting hundreds of dollars stolen through the app.

Thieves are breaking into Starbucks customers’ rewards accounts through the mobile app and stealing money. It’s called an account takeover, and, in the case of these Starbucks thefts, the process is a bit convoluted. It basically entails reloading the customer’s gift card using whatever bank account, credit card or PayPal account the customer has connected to the app and either spending it directly from the … Read more

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Gymboree has been given the go-ahead to exit bankruptcy with the plan being to liquidate 330 stores, getting rid of about $900 million in debt. This follows Payless’ positive exit from bankruptcy, as well, showing struggling retailers that there is life after Chapter 11. CEO and president of Gymboree Daniel Griesemer said in statement, “While there is still work ahead to complete the process, we are excited about the future opportunities for Gymboree as we continue to transform the business. The powerful combination of our great brands, a right-sized retail footprint, dedicated employees and loyal customers are now amplified … Read more

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It was announced yesterday that Neiman Marcus would be closing 10 of its Last Call outlet locations to put more focus on its higher-price luxury stores. In a statement, Elizabeth Allison, senior vice president of Last Call, said to Fortune, “This decision is about optimizing our Last Call store portfolio to deliver the best customer service and freeing up resources to support new initiatives for our full-line Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman channels. We are investing in our strengths as the clear leader of high-end luxury retail.” This comes in juxtaposition to Macy’sRead more

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Amazon is Buying Whole food

 

E-commerce giant Amazon has announced its plans to purchase Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, a deal over four times the amount of Jet‘s sale to Walmart. This announcement comes concurrent with the release of the Amazon Dash Wand, a smart device that allows users to order groceries and research recipes with simple voice commands. With Amazon‘s recent forays into grocery, this move, while unprecedentedly expensive, seems the next logical step for Amazon to grow their AmazonFresh market and support the launch of Amazon Go, which is currently only available in select cities in the U.S.

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Announced today, the Amazon Prime Wardrobe will allow customers to try on their clothes before buying them via a StitchFix-esque box model. In conjunction with the Echo Look, this could place Amazon squarely ahead of the competition when it comes to apparel shopping. While Walmart buys up indie darlings like ModCloth and Bonobos to flesh out its fashion portfolio, Amazon is focusing on technology and services to beat the competition.

The Prime Wardrobe service is available to Prime members, and all its fees are included with membership. Customers will be able to select three or more items of their choosing, … Read more

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Yesterday, eBay announced it would start a price matching program for over 50,000 eligible items on its marketplace. Walmart, however, has decided to end its price matching program in the entire state of Minnesota, which is part of a larger phasing out of the program that started last year. With all the hubbub over who has the lowest prices among retail’s biggest players, it makes sense that more companies would start a price match program, but Walmart’s move is perhaps more financially strategic.

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eBay’s program launched on June 21, and only extends to new, unopened items … Read more

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Nintendo fans rejoice: the SNES Classic is coming to a retailer near you this fall. It will include 21 pre-installed classic games, an HDMI cable, two wired controllers, a USB charging cable with AC adapter, and it will retail for $79.99. In a surprise reveal, owners of the SNES Classic will be able to get the previously unreleased “Star Fox 2,” the sequel to the original “Star Fox,” which can be unlocked by completing the first level in “Star Fox.”

SNES_MiniOriginally rumored in a report from Eurogamer, sources close to Nintendo confirmed back in March that the company was … Read more

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After all the hubbub about Walmart purchasing ModCloth, it appears the department store retailer will only be releasing its newly acquired properties on Jet. Both ModCloth and Bonobos will be distributed on Walmart‘s e-commerce darling, a decision based on appeasing customers as much as it is on financial viability for the brands. With millennials fleeing from Walmart’s less-than-savory reputation regarding its treatment of employees and inventory sources, the brand needs a win with that demographic to tackle Amazon‘s aggressive retail strategy.

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Demographics definitely play a major role in Walmart’s decision, according to senior director of public relations … Read more

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Announced yesterday, Target has unveiled a new next-day delivery program for “household essentials,” now testing in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Available only to Target REDcard holders in the Twin Cities, this new service allows customers to order their groceries and toiletries online by filling up a “box” and having it shipped to them for a flat rate of $4.99. The program is called Target Restock, and it’s the newest in brick-and-mortar stores hitting back at Amazon‘s iron grip on the grocery delivery market.

Restock-Landing_1Target’s aim with Target Restock is to provide a new, more convenient service for its … Read more

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With summer comes the need for sandals, and the simplest, most ubiquitous sandal known to man is the flip-flop. They’re usually cheap, flimsy and get dirty exceptionally fast, so they don’t last most folks more than a year. Why would anyone pay an arm and a leg for a piece of y-shaped plastic stuck into some foam? With Old Navy‘s $1 Flip-Flop Sale, no one ever has to again.

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This famous sale lasts for one day, and this year, that day is Saturday, June 24. While it’s historically been an in-store only sale, this year, … Read more

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One part romantic, one part hippie, a dash of various cultures, and you’ve got boho-chic, a whimsical style that features flowing lines, natural elements and lots of color. While fashion designers have cornered the market on boho-chic with their festival styles, clothing isn’t the only way to express your bohemian spirit. What better place to integrate such a dreamy look than your bedroom? Power up Pinterest because we’ve got boho bedroom ideas that’ll help you build the bohemian bedroom you’ve always wanted.

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Boho room decor is all about mixing and matching. Look for florals, drapey materials, … Read more

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Once again, Meijer has three times the Black Friday fun in store for shoppers this year! We’ve posted all three of their ads for your viewing pleasure: the Thanksgiving ad, the Black Friday ad and the Saturday ad. The store opens at 6 a.m. on all three days, so get there early and shop often!

Some of the great Thanksgiving doorbusters include 50% off Beats 2 Solo Headphones, BOGO 50% off Shopkins and a 49″ Element 1080p LED HDTV for only $169.99. The ad also features many great deals on video games, TV series and movies, including Assassin’s Creed Syndicate … Read more

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Tired of all the Black Friday ad leak tedium? Then why not break up the tedium with a little Cyber Monday planning? You can start by reading this blog post.

We have just leaked all of the deals from Dell Consumer’s 2015 Cyber Monday ad! Dell Consumer’s Cyber Monday sale begins at 8 a.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 30 and features a lot of great doorbusters, including an Inspirion 15 3000 Series laptop for only $199.99 and an Inspirion 23 7000 Series touch screen laptop for only $499.99. So be sure to camp out in front of your computer the … Read more

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On May 1, 2018, Jet.com customers will no longer be able to use any JetCash they’ve accumulated as part of the Jet Anywhere program, which will end May 1 of this year. In a statement on their website outlining why they are shutting down the program, Jet had this to say:

Jet Anywhere launched when we were still in the early stages of building our product catalog; it was intended to help our shoppers save on items they couldn’t find on Jet. Since then, though, our assortment has grown to over 20 million items and counting — and by shutting Read more

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UPDATE 6/30/17:

After stating an original goal to reopen 70 Gander Mountain stores, Camping World is now committing to only 57 reopenings. Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World Holdings, said in statement, “We are not willing to open stores which we do not believe have a clear path to profitability.” The 57 stores include locations in Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, New York, Texas, Michigan and Wisconsin.

UPDATE 5/8/17:

Camping World has announced it will continue to operate at least 70 Gander Mountain stores following their acquisition. … Read more

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Following on the heels of their successful Switch console launch, Nintendo has announced they will be releasing an XL version of their popular 2DS handheld. This version of the console will be able to play all previous 3DS and 2DS titles, and users will be able to actually close it, as it’s designed like the 3DS models with a hinge in the usual clamshell style of recent Nintendo handhelds.

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Like the 3DS XL before it, the 2DS XL comes with quite a few improvements. Not only will users have access to superior processing power, meaning faster load times and little … Read more

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Many of us are preparing for Mother’s Day and looking for sales on flowers and other mom-friendly gifts, but there are some folks out there looking to prey on our shopping needs. Lowe’s, Bed Bath & Beyond and a few other retailers have been plagued by scam coupons and gift card offers through a sketchy Facebook sign-up process that targets unsuspecting shoppers looking for a great deal.

Facebook users may have noticed some advertisements or shared posts that claim Lowe’s is offering a $50 gift card for Mother’s Day that can be redeemed by anyone. This, according to Lowe’s, is … Read more

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Amazon is releasing a new addition to their smart home device series called the Echo Look, a microphone-and-camera equipped Alexa-enabled device that helps customers with their fashion sense. The camera allows users to take full-length pictures of themselves and see their outfit from all angles, including 360-degree videos, using voice commands. The Echo Look will retail for $199.99, and is available by invitation only on Amazon’s site.

51DlndxsD2L._SL1000_The Look is part of Amazon’s growing foray into fashion, a popular category for shoppers on the e-commerce site. About 46% of customers in a Morgan Stanley survey said they’d bought clothes from

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The living room, den, lounge or parlor of a home is its heart; it’s where the family gathers after dinner to chat, where guests mingle at house parties, where family movie nights are held. You can curl up with a good book in a big, comfortable chair or host a board game night, but if your living room doesn’t represent you, it can be hard to want to spend time in it at all. If it’s time for a change in your house, you’re probably looking for inspiration to get in the furniture shopping mood. We’ve got a ton of … Read more

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UPDATED 4/20/17: USA Today has released a partial list of the stores that are closing so you don’t have to scrape through rue21’s store search feature.

No stranger to financial hardship, teen clothing company rue21 is shuttering 400 stores across the US. Rumors flew over the last few weeks that they might be filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, like many other struggling retailers have in the past three and a half months, but it appears they are closing stores to ease the financial burden of unpaid debt that will come due in 2020. The company confirmed this announcement, first broken Read more

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UPDATED 6/8/17

In accordance with their announcement in April to close all their brick-and-mortar stores, bebe has paid $65 million to end all their current leases, leaving them with no physical locations. As of May 31, all locations are closed and all store employees are laid off. Whether or not the apparel retailer will be safe from bankruptcy is still up in the air, and their tenability as an online-only retailer is unclear. Bebe will continue its restructuring plan under the guidance of B. Riley & Co.

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It’s Earth Month, and that means retailers are doing their part for the environment (at least for the 30 days of April). For their part, Target has partnered with TerraCycle, a recycling company, to help you recycle your old car seats. If you bring in a car seat between April 17-30, not only will they take it off your hands, you’ll receive a 20% off coupon for any new car seat in-store or online (coupon is good through May 31).

Target’s initiative is all about giving back to customers. “In honor of Earth Month, we wanted to make it … Read more

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Updated April 18 and April 15, 2017

Check this off your bucket list: Your magical Unicorn Frappuccino dreams are officially coming true! Starbucks released a statement today confirming that the Unicorn Frappuccino is, in fact, real. The catch? It’ll only be available this week, April 19-23, at participating Starbucks locations ib the US, Canada and Mexico while supplies last.

Signage is already starting to pop up at various Starbucks locations, such as this one taken in Madison by Cris Council:

Up until now, we’ve only heard speculation as to what the flavor … Read more

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If you’re anything like me and have, say, eaten a cupcake immediately after a tough workout (hey, it was red velvet), then you understand just how overwhelming it can be to get into shape. You want to run that 5K or kick butt at that Body Combat class, but your body has a more Netflix-and-chill kinda plan for you.

Trying to reach your fitness goals can be really frustrating in the beginning, especially with all the #fitspo stuff inundating your social media feed. Yeah, yeah, I see you can do 12 different kinds of planks, fitness-guru-on-Instagram. Simmer down with those … Read more

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According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, Easter 2017 is going to be record-breaking. The survey (conducted among 7,411 consumers) projects that shoppers will spend $18.4 billion, beating last year’s record of $17.3 billion with a 6%  increase, which works out to about $152 spent per person on average. The reason? NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay says, “Most consumers have almost an entire extra month to shop for Easter this year, and by the time the holiday comes the weather should be significantly warmer than last Easter.”

findsSo you’re expected to spend big this spring, but … Read more

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