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What To Buy In February Features Archives

The Best and Worst Things to Buy Each Month of the Year

To you, intrepid deal-finder, shopping is both art and science. It takes hard work, planning, and a bit of luck. We can't help with that last part, but we can help with your preparation.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in February

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it's certainly not lacking in savings. You might not score as big of a discount as you would prefer on a Valentine's Day gift, but this month you'll find deals on several necessities like winter coats and tax software. We've sorted through our archives of sales, coupons, and daily deals to find out what the best and worst things are to buy in February.

Are Amazon Coins Just Another App Currency, Or the Next Big Thing?

Earlier this month, Amazon announced that it will introduce Amazon Coins, a new digital currency for its Kindle Fire Appstore. Are these coins merely a way to generate more interest in Kindle Fire apps? Or should customers be wary of the new currency?

Priced to Suit: Jos. A. Banks' Inflated Promotions No Longer Hitting the Mark

Jos. A. Bank recently announced that it expects lower profits for the 2012 fiscal year, citing warmer winter weather as the cause. But could the real reason for this bargain suit purveyor's woes be that customers are no longer interested in its deep discounts?