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8 Ways You're Annoying Retail Workers

If you've ever worked in retail you know it can be a challenge. You spend long hours on your feet and the folding, cleaning, straightening cycle never seems to end. I worked in retail as a salesperson for an Apple store in New Jersey in 2004-2005. It was when the iPod really was huge and everyone...
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5 of the Worst Christmas Gifts to Give Someone

The Holiday shopping season is here and will be in full force come Black Friday. It can be stressful finding the perfect gift for that hard to shop for person or someone who seems to have everything. I see that most people drop some hint or a bunch of clues about what they may want under their tree...
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5 Ways to Save on Black Friday

Those who fail to plan, plan to fail, right? Black Friday can be a challenging day for some shoppers. The sales ads have been out for a bit now so you may already know exactly what you want to get when the store's doors open on Thanksgiving, but it's not that easy. Black Friday and Thanksgiving...
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How Much Will the Average Person Spend Black Friday?

Are you ready to get all the amazing deals on Black Friday/Thanksgiving ? Over the last week or so, more and more retailers have released their sales ads for the biggest shopping day of the year. Targe t was the first retailer to put their sales out last week right after Halloween. Black Friday...
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"Flaunt Your Wealth Challenge" Causing Traffic Problems

I feel like it's been a bit since we had a viral social media challenge. The latest one is huge in China and Russia and quickly spreading to other parts of the World. It's called the Flaunt Your Wealth Challenge or Falling Star Challenge . It's huge on Instagram and involves wealthy people posting...
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Toys 'R' Us Officially Making a Comeback

Toys 'R' Us fans rejoice! Your favorite store is coming back, but with a different name. Last week this photo went viral and rumors starting going around that the toy store chain could make a comeback. Geoffrey the Giraffe is going back to work in the new revamped store that will be called Geoffrey...
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What 2 Things Do Women Prefer Over Sex?

Let's play a game of which would you rather Wednesday! Our lives are full of choices. Sleep an extra 10 minutes or have time to stop by Starbucks for your favorite latte? Chicken salad or tuna salad for lunch? Which TV show should I watch on demand tonight? Here's a choice for you to make: Which...
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Victoria's Secret Closing Some Stores Before Year's End

The last few years have not been good for brick and mortar retail stores. We have seen big names stores like Toys "R" Us, JcPenney, Sears, and more close many if not all of their stores recently. If you go to some malls, you may even notice more and more empty store fronts too! Victoria's Secret is...
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What do Shopping and Sex Have In Common?

Hi! My name is Kelly and I may be a shopaholic. Wait, I think I once was a shopaholic, but have found a way to control my shopping addiction. If I have a stressful day, just going to Target or walking around the mall and touching and smelling all the merchandise calms my nerves. Odd right? Not so...
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How Much Are You Spending on Impulse Purchases?

I get sucked in at quite a few stores. I go through the aisles and get what I need or what I found and bam, the checkout area gets me. Ever notice how retail stores put certain items in the area you need to wait until you check out? And let us not forget that Amazon Prime Day is coming up on Monday...
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