Holiday Shopping
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1 month ago

Americans expected to return $100B worth of merchandise

Online shopping hit an all-time high over the holiday season, but more than half of shoppers still plan to return or exchange gifts in stores.
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Americans expected to return $100B worth of merchandise
2 months ago

Record number of gifts being returned today

$100 billion in merchandise is expected to go back to retailers, and UPS has predicted it will handle nearly 2 million returned packages.
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Record number of gifts being returned today
2 months ago

Rush to exchange holiday gifts

Nearly 80% of shoppers prefer returning or exchanging items in stores and nearly 75% say they are likely to buy something else in the process.
2 months ago
Rush to exchange holiday gifts
2 months ago

New markdowns for more post-holiday savings

The best end-of-the-year bargains can be found online and in stores.
2 months ago
New markdowns for more post-holiday savings
2 months ago

E-commerce sales hit a record high this holiday season

Online shopping this holiday season reached a record-high level according to a report from Mastercard that tracked retail spending across all payment types.
2 months ago
E-commerce sales hit a record high this holiday season
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Top tips to make holiday returns a breeze and score deeper discounts

ABC News' Becky Worley shares the best tips for making easy holiday returns.
2 months ago
Top tips to make holiday returns a breeze and score deeper discounts
2 months ago

Where to get last-minute Christmas gifts

Brick and mortar chain retail stores like Kohl’s, Target and K-Mart will still be open for part of the day on Christmas Eve.
2 months ago
Where to get last-minute Christmas gifts
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Crunch time for last-minute shoppers hoping to get the perfect gift

It’s a procrastinator’s paradise as retailers continue to roll out some of the deepest discounts of the year; some are even offering extended hours through Christmas Eve.
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Crunch time for last-minute shoppers hoping to get the perfect gift
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How to get your last-minute Christmas packages shipped in time

This is the last day to ship those Christmas gifts, so here are your options to make sure they arrive by Christmas!
2 months ago
How to get your last-minute Christmas packages shipped in time
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Shipping deadlines to receive last-minute gifts under the tree on time

Amazon Prime’s cutoff is tonight and Target is offering same-day delivery through Christmas Eve.
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Shipping deadlines to receive last-minute gifts under the tree on time
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Last minute holiday shoppers admit to loving the thrill of it

Many stores are offering extended late hours or staying open all day and night; retailers suggest getting to the stores early to beat the crowds.
2 months ago
Last minute holiday shoppers admit to loving the thrill of it
2 months ago

Panic Saturday shaping up to be big day for retailers

Nearly 148 million last-minute shoppers are expected to rush into stores or fill up their online shopping carts.
2 months ago
Panic Saturday shaping up to be big day for retailers
2 months ago

Final weekend before Christmas brings hiccups with last-minute deliveries

With five days to go until Christmas, FedEx, UPS and other delivery services have a high shipping volume that, coupled with recent storms, has delayed on-time deliveries.
2 months ago
Final weekend before Christmas brings hiccups with last-minute deliveries
2 months ago

How to prevent porch pirates from swiping your Christmas presents this year

Police departments around the country share tips to keep your packages safe.
2 months ago
How to prevent porch pirates from swiping your holiday presents
2 months ago

Police cracking down on package thieves

Anaheim, Calif., officers placed a bait package at a home that had previously been hit by thieves; inside the package was an iPhone and a GPS device to help track down the thieves.
2 months ago
Police cracking down on package thieves
2 months ago

FedEx warns of dropping profits amid holiday shipping pressures

The shipping carrier said it has faced bad weather and the highest volume of holiday packages ever, but said they’re still able to “accommodate the surge.”
2 months ago
FedEx warns of dropping profits amid holiday shipping pressures
2 months ago

The last-minute shopping apps you need right now

Tech expert Stephanie Humphrey has the tips you need to complete your holiday shopping.
2 months ago
The last-minute shopping apps you need right now
2 months ago

How to save money by shattering the taboo of regifting

Many may receive gifts that aren't quite what they hope for, but there are some dos and don'ts when it comes to giving them to someone else.
2 months ago
How to save money by shattering the taboo of regifting
2 months ago

Basic, must-have gifts for under $30

Good Housekeeping’s Style Director Lori Bergamotto shares her holiday gift ideas.
2 months ago
Basic, must-have gifts for under $30
2 months ago

US Postal Service anticipating 28 million packages daily before Christmas

The cutoff for UPS ground delivery is Dec. 13, compared with a typical deadline of Dec. 14.
2 months ago
US Postal Service anticipating 28 million packages daily before Christmas
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Americans are expected to spend nearly $1,000 on gifts this holiday season

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis explains how dozens of websites and apps can earn you cash back while you shop.
2 months ago
Americans are expected to spend nearly $1,000 on gifts this holiday season
2 months ago

Old Navy, Postmates partner up for fast holiday delivery

Old Navy partners with Postmates for fast holiday delivery through December.
2 months ago
Old Navy partners with Postmates for fast holiday delivery
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Mom blogger's hilarious holiday mishap cracks up millions in viral video

Mary Katherine Backstrom's viral video of a holiday mishap has been viewed 34 million times.
2 months ago
Mom blogger's hilarious holiday mishap cracks up millions
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How Instagram makes holiday shopping easier

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis explains how items from brands are just a click away, and Tory Johnson has six deals and steals you can easily purchase through Instagram.
2 months ago
How Instagram makes holiday shopping easier
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Eco-friendly ways to wrap presents and shop online for the holidays

Many materials that are used to wrap presents during the holidays aren’t recyclable or sustainable. Becky Worley has some tips and recommendations to go green.
2 months ago
Eco-friendly ways to wrap presents and shop online for the holidays
2 months ago

Walmart Christmas sweater removed after complaints

Walmart Canada apologized for the men's pullover sweater that they said was sold on their site by a third party.
2 months ago
Walmart Christmas sweater removed after complaints
2 months ago

New shopping event 'Green Monday' boasts more holiday discounts

ABC News’ Becky Worley shares the latest ways to save big for everyone on your wish list.
2 months ago
New shopping event 'Green Monday' boasts more holiday discounts
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Holiday gift ideas

The Giz Wiz, Dick DeBartolo, shows off a collection of practical new gadgets that’ll make the perfect present for loved ones of all ages.
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Holiday gift ideas
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Holiday money-saving strategies that can backfire

Common shopping strategies meant to save money can instead lead to overspending, but you can take steps to ensure holiday shopping doesn’t come back to bite you in January
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Deals and Steals gift-giving extravaganza for everyone on your list

Tory Johnson shares exclusive discounts for "GMA" viewers.
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Deals and Steals gift-giving extravaganza for everyone on your list
2 months ago

Final shipping dates to get gifts via ground delivery in time for Christmas

With e-commerce at an all-time high shipping centers have prepared all year for the shortened shopping season.
2 months ago
Final shipping dates to get your gifts in time for Christmas
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How retailers expect to deliver on holiday orders

With just 21 days until Christmas the race is on for retailers to get items to customers in time, with companies estimated to deliver two billion packages this season.
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How retailers expect to deliver on holiday orders
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Cyber Monday projected to be the biggest online shopping day in US

Cyber Monday is already on track to be the biggest online shopping day of the year, and more consumers than ever are shopping with their phones this year.
2 months ago
Cyber Monday projected to be the biggest online shopping day in US
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What the FBI wants you to know about smart TV security before you buy on Cyber Monday

How to stay safe with a new smart TV, according to the FBI.
2 months ago
FBI issues security warning for smart TVs before you buy
3 months ago

Toys 'R' Us makes a comeback

After bankruptcy forced the company to close all of its stores last year, the beloved brand opened a new location in New Jersey.
3 months ago
Toys 'R' Us makes a comeback
3 months ago

Beware of 'Grinch Bots' on Cyber Monday

BC News' Becky Worley showcases Cyber Monday deals you won't want to miss and offers a warning on deal-stealing software.
3 months ago
Beware of 'Grinch Bots' on Cyber Monday
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Best Cyber Monday deals selling fast

ABC News' Becky Worley shares the sales that could boast $10 billion in sales from electronics to toys.
3 months ago
Best Cyber Monday deals selling fast
3 months ago

Hot holiday toys

Toy Insider’s Ali Mierzejewski shows us what toys kids are hoping to get this holiday season.
3 months ago
Hot holiday toys
3 months ago

Americans expected to spend more than $9 billion on Cyber Monday

Shoppers could save more by picking up some items in store.
3 months ago
Americans expected to spend more than $9 billion on Cyber Monday
3 months ago

Toys 'R' Us is back: Iconic retailer reopens after closing all stores in 2018

The revamped Toys "R" Us makes its official comeback at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey on Wednesday with a soft opening.
3 months ago
Toys 'R' Us is back: Iconic retailer reopens after closing all stores in 2018
3 months ago

Doorbuster deals ahead of Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales

ABC News’ Becky Worley shares some of the early savings going live before the biggest shopping day of the season.
3 months ago
Doorbuster deals ahead of Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales
3 months ago

Countdown to Black Friday: Doorbuster bargains on tech

With the biggest shopping event of the year just two days away, some of the big discounts on the hottest technology are available as soon as Wednesday!
3 months ago
Countdown to Black Friday: Doorbuster bargains on tech
3 months ago

Tips for avoiding credit card debt during the holidays

Matt Katz, a news editor with Digital Trends, discusses how to shop for Black Friday and Cyber Monday without running into debt.
3 months ago
Tips for avoiding credit card debt during the holidays
3 months ago

Airlines offer waivers ahead of holiday travel nightmare

The weather could impact holiday travelers as 31.6 million people are expected to take to the skies this holiday weekend.
3 months ago
Airlines offer waivers ahead of holiday travel
3 months ago

How to use a credit card to reduce holiday shopping bills

ABC News’ chief business correspondent Rebecca Jarvis explains a new way to make credit cards work for you as the biggest shopping day of the year approaches.
3 months ago
How to use a credit card to reduce holiday shopping bills
3 months ago

Apps that can help you save big on Black Friday

Get more bang for your buck on Black Friday using the best apps for finding amazing deals and discounts.
3 months ago
Apps that can help you save big on Black Friday
3 months ago

How to protect holiday shoppers from bots and scammers

The National Retail Federation has predicted gift cards at the top of holiday gift lists, but there are new warnings to stop sophisticated hackers from draining the value on the cards.
3 months ago
How to protect holiday shoppers from bots and scammers
3 months ago

Costco, Trader Joe's and other stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving

Some retailers have decided to close for Thanksgiving, check out a list of the storefronts that will shut the doors on turkey day.
3 months ago
All the stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day
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How ‘Singles Day’ could save you big bucks on holiday shopping

Nov. 11 is the biggest online shopping day of the year and these codes can get you big discounts.
3 months ago
How ‘Singles Day’ could save you big bucks on holiday shopping
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Black Friday deals

Plus, Harley Davidson reveals its new electric bicycle, and Valentine's Day text messages arrive a little late.
3 months ago
Black Friday deals