Some bad news tonight for four retailers nationwide. They're planning on closing hundreds of stores. We found out it has a lot to do with your shopping habits.
For many, the ease of online shopping is a huge appeal.
"Sometimes you can find exactly what you want online... more »
The holidays are a time for memories, but all too often those memories are marred by scams. We set out to find ways to keep those memories happy by uncovering some common scams.
"There are always new twists on old scams," said Katie Carrol, Director of Public Relations for... more »
We're spending more time and money online these days. American shoppers are expected to spend upwards of $37 billion this holiday season in online purchases alone.But new data suggest all of those e-transactions are coming at the expense of employers.
The technology staffing firm Robert Half International surveyed 1,400... more »
"Got to start early" explains Thea Etchells.
Your definition of early may be different than others when it comes to holiday shopping.
"I think everybody is starting to shop earlier," explains Thea, who's just finishing up a shopping trip to Best Buy with her dad, Dale.
The... more »
A consumer alert -- the shopping season combined with the recession means we all need to be on high alert for crooks. Consumer advocates are continuing efforts to get the safety message out to everyone, because the crooks keep trolling the web. Over the years NF5's done dozens of different... more »
For those of you avoiding the crowds on Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be the thing for you. Several people are starting to feel that way.
"I think online numbers will be up, building on a smaller base," says AOL Consumer Advisor Regina Lewis.
"I'm not one to... more »
For online holiday shopping this season, get your Facebook and Twitter on, consider expanding your repertoire of retailers and bring your most comfortable slippers. It's going to be a more challenging effort this year than last when the recession was "new," and retailers were frantically pushing heavily discounted products from... more »