There's a growing movement to shop local in the days between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Be prepared for revised return policies, restocking fees and gift card gotchas. Plus, some holiday tipping tips.
Credit card issuers and stores are offering special rewards programs for the holidays.
Target doesn't match prices on BF; other retailers strongly suggest you have a competitor's ad in hand.
More shoppers are using loyalty program rewards to stretch their budgets. Here's how to get the most value for them.
Ads from Kmart are sweet, while at least one price from OfficeMax stinks.
The retailer's leaked ad features midnight bargains and a second sale that begins at 5 a.m.
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