Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Category: Shopping

Shopping for a new TV? Read this first to get the best deal

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Whether in-store or online, big or small, OLED or LCD — TV pricing follows an annual cycle.


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Like clockwork, the prices on televisions follow a regular annual cycle. Knowing when prices will fall could save you some money or at least some pricing anxiety. Here’s the cycle in a nutshell: CES, Super Bowl, spring shipments, minor summer price drops, fall/Black Friday/holiday major price drops.

New TVs are announced at CES in January. They’re not available then, however. There are often sales in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl in February, but they’re on the previous year’s

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The Week in Business: Let’s Go Shopping

Good morning. The economy is showing more signs of recovery — jobs are coming back, the stock market is up (again) and people are spending money. Here’s the latest in business and tech news for the week ahead. Stay safe out there. — Charlotte Cowles

So, what did you buy with your stimulus check? Retail sales in March blew past expectations, soaring nearly 10 percent as the latest round of federal relief funds trickled into bank accounts. Restaurants and bars saw a 13 percent bump in business, and sales of clothing and accessories rose

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What 8 Stylish People Have In Their Spring Shopping Carts

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“Buy anything good lately?” It’s a question I have been asking, and have been asked, more than ever lately. The prospect of warm weather and the world opening up again clearly has people shopping — or, at least, thinking about shopping. But the combination of fashion’s never-ending search for newness and tons of pandemic-induced uncertainty has made figuring out what you want kind of overwhelming. How are we all supposed to dress these days? Are there even trends anymore?

Below, I asked eight expert shoppers what they want to wear for spring-summer 2021. Some

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The 37 Mistakes We Make When Shopping at Costco, Amazon, Target and Walmart

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Trong Nguyen / Shutterstock.com

Costco, Amazon, Target and Walmart are all retailers where you can pretty much buy anything you want, and usually at fair prices. However, there are extra steps you should take to ensure you’re actually getting a good deal when you shop and aren’t missing out on any special perks that these big-box stores offer.

See: 30 Ways Shopping Will Never Be the Same After COVID-19

Before your next shopping trip, make sure you aren’t making any of these costly mistakes.

Last updated: March 29, 2021

April 17, 2020 - Halifax, Canada - Costco Wholesale warehouse store located in the Bayers Lake retail park.

April 17, 2020 – Halifax, Canada – Costco Wholesale warehouse store

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Is the shopping mall moving past the point of no return?

Paradise Valley Mall, an iconic shopping mall and northeast Phoenix retail landmark, has shuttered its doors for good to make way for a future mixed-used development.

The corporation that owns the 92-acre property announced its closing March 29 after first opening in 1978. The indoor shopping mall, which included department stores, boutiques, movie theaters and a food court and which helped introduce Chick-fil-A to the Phoenix market, will be radically transformed in the upcoming months. New uses will include a “high-end grocery, restaurants, multifamily residences, offices, retail shops and other elements,” according to a press release issued by Macerich, which

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Mall Owner Explores Debt Restructuring for New York’s Largest Shopping Center

The owner of Destiny USA, the largest shopping center in New York, is exploring a possible restructuring of the struggling property’s municipal and mortgage-backed debt obligations, people familiar with the matter said.

Pyramid Management Group has hired financial adviser Houlihan Lokey Inc. and law firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP to look into restructuring options for Destiny USA as pandemic regulations continue to affect the mall’s bottom line, according to people familiar with the matter.

A six-story structure in Syracuse, N.Y., by Onondaga Lake, Destiny USA owes roughly $286 million in municipal bond debt and about $430 million in commercial

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