Middle-class shoppers are spending less on apparel, but sales of accessories are robust.
Consumers are expected to spend $12.5 billion on their dads this year, compared with the estimated $19.9 billion spent on Mother's Day. Why the difference?
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These savings can sneak up on you, but they're easy to redeem and keep dollars in your pocket.
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Retailers will slash prices on everything from home goods to electronics this holiday weekend, but just because it's on sale doesn't mean it's a good deal.
80% of consumers say they would use money-saving shopping tactics even if money were not a concern.
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