It's a great time to buy really big TVs, winter coats and ski vacations, and Presidents Day sales are coming up.
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More people are visiting stores to 'test-drive' the merchandise, then going home to buy it online.
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It's a great time to buy winter apparel and electronics. But hold off on the iPad 2 and laptops for now, unless you're looking for a desktop replacement.
As the iconic company nears bankruptcy, watch for the prices of its low-end cameras to drop.
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