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Holiday Shopping Events Spell Good News for the U.S. Economy

Everett Sizemore | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Everett Sizemore

Today marks the end of holiday shopping events for the year. The big three: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Green Monday, are all behind us and today's...

GRAPHIC: The Last Days To Ship In Time For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.15.2011 | Business

The holiday season can be a stressful time, especially when it comes to making sure grandma's gift gets in the mail on time. And while Cyber Monda...

Shop With a Conscience This Holiday Season

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 02.14.2012 | Style
Lois Alter Mark

In this economy, when money is so tight, it's more important than ever to use your purchasing power wisely and support companies that embrace your own philosophies.

Black Friday or Green Monday... Holiday Shoppers Ride the Rainbow

Joah Spearman | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Joah Spearman

The holiday season gives us a glimpse into the future of shopping behavior, and we're not too far from online shopping becoming the modus operandi of American consumers.

Mobile Commerce Brings the Online Offline

Michael Lingenfelter | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business
Michael Lingenfelter

Mobile apps are creating new ways for people to shop smarter, bringing the online offline to transform the retail experience and entice people back to stores.

Online Shopping Sales Continue To Surge

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- U.S. shoppers are still spending heavily online after a record-busting "Cyber Monday," research firm comScore Inc. said Sunday. The firm,...

Ship For Zip!: Why We're Looking Forward To December 16 | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

If you hate paying shipping charges when you order online or by phone, you're going to be happy this year: Nine out of 10 retailers are offering free ...

Alice Hines

The Tax Hike Both Parties Support | Alice Hines | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

State governments, pushed to the brink of default, may finally get their way in a battle with At a congressional hearing Wednesday, repres...

Scam Alert: Tips To Avoid Holiday Hoaxes Online | Posted 11.28.2011 | Fifty

Despite a Grinch-like economy last holiday season, Internet shoppers spent $33 billion in November and December 2010 — and, for the first time ever,...

A Cloudy Forecast for Screenagers

Marian Salzman | Posted 01.22.2012 | Technology
Marian Salzman

With internet dependency and addiction growing, I think many people will deliberately unplug and seek out places where wireless is not an option.

POLL: How Much Of Your Holiday Shopping Will You Do Online This Year?

Posted 01.22.2012 | Women

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Popular Online Deals Service Ups The Ante With National Deals

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Here's one way to avoid getting trampled by bargain-hunting hordes knocking down store doors on Black Friday: Online deals service LivingS...

PHOTOS: 7 Most Hilarious, Bizarre eBay Purchases

Cary McNeal | Posted 01.19.2012 | Books
Cary McNeal

We paid good money for 101 of the crappiest, creepiest, raunchiest and most inexplicable items we could find on the most popular online auction website in history.

How To Order Your Thanksgiving Online

Posted 11.18.2011 | Women

So you've procrastinated until now, and next Thursday your family is going to show up at your door expecting a full Thanksgiving feast. Breathe....

Bagging Black Friday and Burning the Midnight Oil

Pamela Tom | Posted 01.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Pamela Tom

Spending may help stimulate the economy but ordinary Americans perpetuate corporate greed when they turn the season of giving into an excuse to lavishly spend on unnecessary goods.

How to Shop to Boost the Middle Class This Season

Hillary St. Pierre | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact
Hillary St. Pierre

This year's Occupy Wall St.'s War on Poverty has brought a new form of enlightenment to shopping, and believe it or not, it's possible to shop for the upcoming holidays like an heiress while boosting the middle class.

Crafty Living in a High Speed World

Loren Lankford | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Loren Lankford

People often ask me how a crafty person survives in such a tech-driven world. For me, there's a simple answer: step away from the iPhone/Pad/MacBook. I spend at least an hour a day creating something.

Exclusive Video: Cupcakes and Cashmere's Emily Schuman Styles For Mary Kate and Ashley's Stylemint

The Huffington Post | Priya Rao | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

One of our favorite fashion bloggers Emily Schuman of Cupcakes and Cashmere is the latest guest editor for Mary Kate and Ashley's line of tees, StyleM...

7 Profitable E-Commerce Models for the Online Entrepreneur

Marc Ostrofsky | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business
Marc Ostrofsky

Over many generations, fortunes in the business world were made through buying and selling products in physical stores. Internet fortunes have been m...

FedEx To Deliver Millions Of Packages On Holiday's Busiest Day

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — FedEx Corp. said Monday it expects to ship more packages this holiday season than ever before. The volume jump will be driven by chea...

Shop Locally... Online? Farmers Market Favorites Not In Stores

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 12.23.2011 | Denver

So you stopped by the local farmers market and sampled the most ah-mayzing sauces … and now you can’t find them in any market. Here are five fanta...

Facebook Announcement Signals the Age of Discovery

Garren Givens | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology
Garren Givens

Discovery has been a feature of the Internet for a long time, but there's an important difference between "today's most-emailed stories" and content that relates to the stories I've read, liked, or reviewed. This is discovery based on me.

Revitalize An Industry: Lessons From A Digital Pawn Shop

Todd Hills | Posted 11.06.2011 | Business
Todd Hills

At a time when businesses around the world are looking for ways to modernize and adapt to rapidly-changing new technologies, it's easy to overlook opportunities to innovate in industries deemed firmly entrenched or depleted.

Ralph Lauren Poorly Promotes Kids Prep for Poverty

Rocco Staino | Posted 10.25.2011 | Parents
Rocco Staino

Preppy pupils Hudson and River along with their friends Willow, Jasper, Oliver and others are back under the guise of children's literature to help Ralph Lauren sell back-to-school wardrobes.

Why I Shop Online

Brandon Holley | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Brandon Holley

It's a little deflating to remind myself -- once again -- that since I turned forty, I look a little too Pomeranian in anything with more than one bow. And back to the rack the dress goes.