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Bargain Hunters

Which One's Cheaper?

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.24.2012 | Money

Target is now cheaper than Walmart. According to study conducted by Bloomberg, Target's prices were cheaper than Walmart's by 0.46 percentage point...

'The Returner' And Other Types Of Shoppers That Emerged This Holiday Season

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 02.26.2012 | Business

-- Four types of American shoppers have altered the shopping landscape this holiday season. There's the bargain hunter who times deals. The midnight...

The Retail Trend That's Busting Budgets

Kit Yarrow, Ph.D. | Posted 09.19.2011 | Style
Kit Yarrow, Ph.D.

Flash sale sites like HauteLook, Gilt Groupe, Rue La La and Ideeli are part of a new breed of retail that's busting budgets and rekindling a shopping frenzy in an otherwise more sedate consumer culture.

The Economic Recovery Waits For Increasingly Thrifty Consumers

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — American shoppers are being careful about how much they spend, and that's making businesses cautious about hiring. For the economi...

Bargains Everywhere?

Lloyd Garver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lloyd Garver

Armed with some basic instructions from articles and websites, I decided to do some shopping -- with a new attitude.

Bargain Hunters Help Shrink Housing Glut

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lower home prices are luring some buyers back into the U.S. housing market, but foreclosures and a weakening economy are likely to keep downward press...

Good Stuff From Cheesy Stores

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok


One Homeowner's Burden Is Another's Bargain

USA Today | Stephanie Armour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Home prices are sinking. Banks are seizing properties from owners who can't pay their mortgages. Yet for Amber Gilmore, the miserable housing market h...

Bargain Hunters May Toss A Lifeline To Housing Market

Reuters | Lynn Adler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The distressed housing market should get a lift this spring as bargain prices lure prospective buyers out of hibernation, but tighter lending means no...

Retailers Keep Slashing Prices To Draw Post-Holiday Bump

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The nation's retailers slashed prices further Wednesday in hopes that a post-Christmas shopping rush will salvage holiday sales that, so far, have fal...