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Discovering Philadelphia's Newest Gem -- Aoki Boutique

Shoptiques | Posted 08.01.2014 | Style
Shoptiques

I'm about to drop a few f-bombs on you, so watch out: funky, fresh, flirty, feminine and fabulous! All of these perfectly describe Aoki.

8 Top Spots to Eat and Shop in Yucatan, Mexico

Fathom | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Fathom

I recently swapped the polar vortex of the East Coast for the solar vortex of Tulum and nearby Valladolid in search of tacos, sun, sand, and some good old-fashioned retail therapy.

Why -- and Where -- I'm Shopping Locally This Season

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 12.03.2012 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

By shopping locally I am not only helping my sanity by staying away from overcrowded malls and avoiding getting sucked into reviewing an endless cycle of very similar toys, I am also helping to ensure that my community remains vibrant.

My Friendly Neighborhood (Mega) Bookstore

Andrew Cotto | Posted 10.20.2012 | Books
Andrew Cotto

I haven't totally changed my belief about supporting independent businesses, I'm just more open to the idea of what "local" really means.

Thinking Outside The Shirt Box: Give The Gift Of Service

blog.aarp.org | Posted 12.22.2011 | Fifty

Do you remember when you were a child and the Sears catalog would arrive right before the holidays and you, or at least I would, go through and circle...

Groupon.com and Google

Michael Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Tasner

My concern is that Groupon may have made a mistake not taking the money now.

A Future of Hyperlocal, Curated shopping: Lessons From NYC's Hester Street Fair

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

The Hester Street Fair is nothing like the pseudo street fairs of summer that plague New York City streets with mass-produced gyros and knock-off sunglasses. You're most likely to meet your product's producer.