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Tuesday Jolt: Sales of the Year at Tommy Hilfiger, Cole Haan, and Quiksilver

We're all about the designer threads and accessories today as a number of our favorite stores are hosting their best sales of the year, including Tommy Hilfiger and Cole Haan. For those on a tighter budget however, you can score freebies from Shutterfly and Graze.com. These deals and more are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

It's Your Last Chance to Shop 4th of July Clothing Sales!

The fireworks may be over for this year, but the 4th of July clothing sales remain ... for now, at least. We've rounded up the best still-active holiday sales to give you one last chance to shop. Read on to see how you can nab extra discounts on sale and clearance items at Nautica, J.Crew, American Eagle, and more.

The Best Carry-On Luggage That Conforms to Airline Rules

The days of airlines offering free checked bags have gone the way of in-flight smoking and gateside farewells. So to save some cash, now is the time to invest in the best carry-on luggage that meets the rules for size and weight.

How to Buy the Best Luggage for Your Money

We spoke with several industry experts who shared their thoughts on how to land the right luggage for your budget. And even if a suitcase isn't all that glamorous to you, just think of all the exotic places it can take you!

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in March

March is here, and even though you may be planning to stay glued to the couch for all of March Madness, you'll also likely be doing a bit of spring shopping Thusly we've mined the extensive dealnews archives for sales, coupons, daily deals, and individual products that are the best and worst things to buy in March.

What to Expect from 2012 Labor Day Sales

For most Americans, Labor Day means the end of summer, but the first Monday in September also means big savings for bargain hunters. And even though Labor Day isn't considered a consumer holiday, retailers don't tend to miss any opportunity to offer sales. And Labor Day 2012 is no exception.

Back to School Sales Guide: When to Buy Dorm Room Goods, Clothes, more

Retailers may already be rolling out back to school sales, but that doesn't mean you have to rush out and buy your supplies immediately. We analyzed our archives to see what kind of deals you can expect to find on select campus essentials in the coming weeks, as well as when you should buy them.

Hunger Games Price Breakdown: How Much Is Katniss Everdeen's Bag Worth?

Kids are taken from their families and forced to fight to the death on a remote island. This is the plot of "Battle Royale." But, it turns out, it's also the plot of a new book / movie combo, too: The Hunger Games! In this piece, we investigate the monetary value of Katniss' bag. You know, the one — NO SPOILERS!

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in March

March is here, and even though you may be planning to stay glued to the couch for all of March Madness, we bet you'll also be doing a bit of spring shopping as well. So we've mined the extensive dealnews archives for sales, coupons, and individual products from the past few years to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases this month.

The Kids Are Back at School... Now Green Their Supplies With These 6 Tips

The kids have already started school, and the next major shopping holiday on your radar is, probably, Black Friday. But there's still time to focus on other worthy shopping goals — like rethinking your child's knapsack. Everything a kid touches has a short life span, so it makes sense here, more so than in any other area of your life, to focus on being eco-friendly. Green Dad Lou Carlozo has six tips to bring savings and the environment together under one schoolhouse roof.

Backpack Attack: 4 Bargain Bags You Won't Want to Miss

It's bag-to-school time — and that's no typo, deal lovers. No matter your carrying needs, the bag's the thing. Find great deals on bags, backpacks, and other travel gear just in time for fall.

Get the Most Value Out of Your Luggage Deal

If you travel, you've seen the sad result of inadequate luggage, with clothes and other personal items strewn on the baggage carousel. You can avoid such embarrassment and inconvenience by getting the right bag, but sometimes it can be hard to tell what's a good value and what's just cheap. We've got a run-down of how to get the most value for your investment in a travel bag.