A survey suggests most workers will be checking for deals online during work hours today. Also: the odds that you'll be caught doing it.
Every business has tricks of the trade: techniques to get you to spend more. But understanding those tricks will keep more money in your bank account rather than theirs.
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OSHA recently released a list of ways retailers can maintain order on Black Friday. Some stores will also implement more subtle methods of crowd control in the name of profits.
Sometimes they aren't, but some of this year's offers are worth the extra effort.
There are plenty of opportunities for free food and other special deals, particularly if you're dressing up for Halloween this year.
Marketers would like you to think you're getting awesome deals over the Labor Day weekend, but better deals are to be had if you can hold out until after Thanksgiving.
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