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Labor Board Approves New Rules That May Help Boost Membership

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 02.20.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — In a win for organized labor, the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday approved sweeping new rules that would speed the pace...

Toys R Us To Stay Open For Days Leading Up To Christmas

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

Looks like Santa and his elves will have to drink a lot of coffee this year to keep up with some of their corporate competitors. For the second str...

Dave Jamieson

The New Blue Collar: Temporary Work, Lasting Poverty And The American Warehouse | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

JOLIET, Ill., and FONTANA, Calif. -- Like nearly everyone else in Joliet without good job prospects, Uylonda Dickerson eventually found herself at the...

After Generics Enter Market, World's Top Selling Drug Sees Sales Plunge

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. -- Sales of cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor plunged by half barely a week after the world's top-selling drug got its first U.S. generic ...

Win A Giada De Laurentiis For Target Gift Set

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Ever wish you could cook Italian food like Giada? Well now you can! This week, Kitchen Daily and Target are teaming up to give one lucky reader a Giad...

Target Worker Denied Students Of Shopping For Charity

AP | Posted 02.13.2012 | Education

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — A northeast Ohio middle school teacher says an employee at a local Target store told her she couldn't shop with about 2...

What's in Your Closet? Ten Must-Haves for Post50 Fashionistas

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 02.07.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I had the great opportunity to interview Diane von Furstenberg, Ginny Hilfiger, and a few other fashion-forward experts who gave me guidelines (no rules, please!) on what to wear and to avoid once I turned 50. Here's their master list of "must haves."

Don't Sell Your Soul for a Good Shopping Deal This Christmas

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Society doesn't seem so civil anymore. Black Friday this year has given a black eye to the start of the official holiday season, a season that used to be associated with the phrase, "Peace on earth, goodwill to men." Is society really less civil or has it always been and I'm just now hearing about it?

WATCH: Perfect Shopping Prank

Posted 11.30.2011 | Comedy

Pulling off a funny prank in public can be a delicate task. One wrong move, and you risk getting banned from Target for life (if not worse). But Greg ...

Where To Find The Best Cyber Monday Deals

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology

Looking for the best Cyber Monday sales sites? Look no further. Cyber Monday, the online-only counterpart to Black Friday, is here, and if you did...

Black Friday Shoppers Ignore Dying Man Collapsed On Shop Floor

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

A Black Friday shopper who collapsed while shopping at a Target store in West Virginia went almost unnoticed as customers continued to hunt for bargai...

Shoppers Visit Stores In Record Numbers

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

More Americans hunted for bargains over the weekend than ever before as retailers lured them online and into stores with big discounts and an earlier-...

Shoppers Love Target Against All Odds? (SURVEY)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

Even with almost 200,000 petitioners rallying against its early Black Friday opening, and toy prices 4.7 percent higher than Walmart's, Target has tak...

Macy's Fuels Bieber Fever for Black Friday

Ed Martin | Posted 01.23.2012 | Media
Ed Martin

Viral campaigns this year are fueling the Black Friday frenzy as never before. The most effective of these is the ad Macy's premiered online last week that has big fun with Bieber Fever.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod: How Can We Take On Big-Box Retailers? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 11.23.2011 | Small Business

A small business is never going to beat Walmart, Target and other big-box retailers on price. So how can they convince customers to stick with indepen...

Alice Hines

Unemployed And Eager To Shop On Black Friday | Alice Hines | Posted 11.24.2011 | Business

Laurie Black, a 32-year-old preschool teacher from Auburn, Mass., finds herself out of a job this holiday season for the second year in a row. But she...

Stand With Workers This Thanksgiving

Joe Hansen | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business
Joe Hansen

Respect for the retail workers who are the heart of events like Black Friday means fair compensation for holiday hours and a voice in scheduling. When we support workers coming together to make positive changes in the workplace, we all win.

The Best Black Friday Deals In The Country

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

With the budgets of so many stretched thin this holiday season, retailers are doing all they can to make sure there's a Black Friday deal for everyone...

What Black Friday Ads Are Actually Saying

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 11.22.2011 | Comedy

Black Friday has become a tradition as ubiquitous as pumpkin-colored pie and fried turkey-related third-degree burns. And while we're putting the fini...

Frugality Fatigue and The Boomer

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.21.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Frugality has left me exhausted. Minding our pennies is tedious. Living in fear of spending is no way to live. And for a boomer -- we who feel entitled to the world's harvest of riches -- living within our means has been a painful adaption.

Target Follows McDonald's Lead, Drops Egg Supplier

AP | By STEVE KARNOWSKI and DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

MINNEAPOLIS -- McDonald's and Target dropped one of the nation's largest egg suppliers after an animal rights group released an undercover video of th...

12-Year-Old Pleads Guilty To Target Shopping Cart Assault

Posted 01.19.2012 | New York

MANHATTAN -- One of the 12-year-old boys accused of pushing a Target shopping cart off the upper level of a Harlem mall last month, critically injurin...

Florida Woman Camps Out More Than A Week Early For Black Friday

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

One Florida woman is hoping that the earliest bird gets the worm -- or a flat screen TV as the case may be. Christine Orta of Tampa is ready to ta...

Dave Jamieson

Workers Rebel Against Early Black Friday Openings, Shortened Holiday | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

In yet another sign of worker frustration over a shortened Thanksgiving holiday, an employee at a Best Buy in Tampa has launched a petition against hi...

Walmart To Begin Black Friday On Thursday

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.10.2012 | Business

This year, Black Friday will start on Thursday. Walmart will offer deals on toys, home and apparel starting at 10:00pm Thanksgiving day, a full tw...