Retailers Celebrate Record $598B In Spending During Holiday SeasonU.S. retailers had a holly, jolly Christmas after taking in a record $598 billion dollars this holiday season.
Get Movin' Monday: What To Buy In MarchSavvy shoppers know that sales, promotions and clearance prices happen at specific times in the year. That's true for both big ticket and smaller everyday products. Carrie Rocha from Pocket Your Dollars gets us movin' this Monday with things to buy in March to get the best price.
Minnesota's Gas Prices Fall Again; Oil Prices At 7-Year LowOil prices are at a seven-year low. The price of a barrel fell to $37 Monday. That follows OPEC's decision last week to keep pumping at current levels.
Good Question: Where Do We Typically Shop?Starting at midnight Wednesday, Amazon will be offering huge discounts on 1,000 items to its Prime members. The online retailer has deemed Wednesday, July 15, Prime Day. Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, is responding with deals on 2,000 of its items.
How Moms Can Save Time, Money While Staying StylishYou know that friend you always look forward to bumping into because they have the scoop on the latest trend or let you know about the product you just got to have? Blogs are that friend for a lot of people, and momtrends.com is a popular one founded by Nicole Feliciano.
What Are The Best Buys For May?At the start of each month, the WCCO Morning Show likes to give you a spending forecast, so here is the inside scoop on what experts say are the best things to buy in May. May is a good time to find spring clothing on sale. Current season apparel has been on the shelves for a couple of months now.
What Are The Best Buys For April?At the start of each month, the WCCO Morning Show likes to give you a spending forecast, so here is the inside scoop on what experts say are the best things to buy in April.
No Consensus On Notifying Victims Of Data BreachesThe data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
Poll: Data Breaches Not Changing People's HabitsAmerican shoppers say they are very concerned about the safety of their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but many aren't taking steps to ensure their data is more secure, says a new Associated Press-GfK Poll.
Rep. Atkins Wants Stolen Smart Phone CutoffsA Minnesota legislator says he'll push a bill next year for mandatory cellphone technology allowing people to remotely disable lost or stolen smart phones. The legislation requiring cellphone cutoff technology is a response to a burst in phone thefts, including some taken in violent attacks in Minnesota.
12-19-13 Target Security Breach On The Morning News With Dave LeeWhat should you do know? Security Expert Bruce Schneirer talked with Dave Lee.
The Hottest Places To Shop, Gifts To Buy This Holiday In MNA highly regarded local shopping survey says we we will be spending more this holiday season than we have in the past 12 years. The University of St. Thomas survey says the average household will be spending $837 this Christmas season.