As the unofficial start of the summer, Memorial Day is typically associated with a sunny afternoon BBQ. But for in-the-know shoppers, this holiday is also an excellent time to flex that credit card; historically, Memorial Day weekend offers the best sales since the start of the year. Here's what you can expect from 2013 Memorial Day sales.
We're sure all of our readers love and appreciate their moms, but we'd also bet that a good number of you still haven't bought her anything yet for Mother's Day — which is now just four days away. Instead of hastily buying the first overpriced trinket you see, take a look at these hand-picked, last-minute Mother's Day deals.
Mother's Day is fast approaching, and it's only right that you get the woman who lovingly cared for you in her womb for nine months (give or take) a little something. But, whatever you do, try and avoid these 12 awful gift ideas.
JCPenney has changed so much in the past year, usually to the customer's dismay. The higher-ups know that shoppers are losing patience with the store, so in an attempt to make amends, JCPenney made a video apology and posted it on YouTube. Is it enough to get customers back to shopping in JCP stores?
JCPenney made news recently by announcing that it's bringing back sales — as well as the traditional high-low pricing strategy. As a result of this change though, several items now feature a significantly higher list price than they did just a few weeks ago. So where exactly are the deals?
If you can't get paid to shop, getting free stuff is the next best thing. And the Shop Your Way rewards program offers just that! A free service, members earn points on purchases and can put them towards discounts — and freebies — down the line.
By Lindsay Sakraida, dealnews Features Director, with contributions from Louis Ramirez
Online retailers may begin collecting state sales tax this month, which could affect how some consumers shop. But the way we see it, this just means you have to be all the more savvy with your purchases. To help you out, we've mined the dealnews archives of sales, coupons, and daily deals to guide you through the best and worst buys things to buy in May.
Will your Mother's Day gift go down in history as an all-time-great? Probably not. But, check out these historically great Mother's Day gifts — from Greek gods to Elvis — and see what kinds of gifts for mom withstand the test of time.
Kmart released a video online to publicize its new free shipping offer, and it's gone viral; 13 million viewers have enjoyed hearing excited customers suggestively shout "ship my pants" a bunch of times. But some people don't find it so amusing. What do you think?
Many Americans dread April 15. Tax Day is no fun ... except for the bounty of Tax Day freebies available! Whether you're seeking some cheap eats or even a massage, this freebies list has the details on where to find great deals at no cost.
If death and taxes represent two of life's certainties, then articles about taxes in the days leading up to April 15 come in a close third. And in this one, we've crunched the tax day numbers with enough exactitude to make your accountant jealous. Better yet, you don't need a sharp pencil or calculator to make sense of the facts and figures — past and present — that surround Uncle Sam's mandate.
With more men literally bringing home the bacon (from the supermarket), are "man aisles" helpful find-it-in-one-place shopping aids for bachelors and dads alike? Or are they just a marketing ploy to selel more beef jerky and beer?
Amazon's got its reviews section, and now the mega retailer has implemented a Customer Q&A section to help those undecided buyers become even more informed about a product before purchasing. But those user-submitted questions don't go to Amazon experts; they are emailed to actual past customers who've bought the product(s) in question. As savvy Amazon consumers, how will this affect you?
While not all Americans will receive money from Uncle Sam this year, at least 76% of our readers have some sort of tax return coming their way. And for some, that might be a substantial chunk of change. So what will consumers do with their tax refunds?