Shopping & Retail / Clothing & Fashion

  • 6 secrets to buying quality used stuff online

      

    Buying something used vs. new is a classic way to save money. Garage sales and thrift stores are standard for this type of commerce. But these days, thanks to apps and the Internet,...

  • Women shocked by how much they've spent on makeup... Here's how to save

      

    When it comes to makeup, many women can be pretty particular about the brands they use. But how much are all those powders, shadows and glosses really worth? Read more: 10 retailers that...

  • Sports Authority announces plan to liquidate all 450 stores

      

    If you have a gift card to Sports Authority, you may want to go ahead and use that as soon as possible. Read more: 11 retailers closing the most store this year Sports Authority may...

  • 5 ways to get prices so cheap...you won't believe your eyes!

      

    When you're shopping online looking for the best deal, don't you just love it when you find something that's so deeply discounted that it seems like the price is a misprint?! These...

  • Beware of sketchy retailers on Facebook

      

    You've probably heard it before: if something seems too good to be true, then it probably is. But with all the legitimate deals, discounts and money-saving opportunities available...

  • Costco vs. Sam's Club: Which one really is the best deal?

      

    Warehouse clubs offer great ways to save on a variety of things -- including groceries, electronics, clothing, cars, tires, gas and even insurance. They also offer great travel deals and...

  • 78 more Sears, Kmart stores are closing this year: Here's when and where

      

    More and more retailers are announcing store closings -- and this time it's Sears. Over the past several years, national retailers have had to start adjusting to a new type of industry...

  • Five Below vs. the dollar stores: Who's better?

      

    In the world of dollar stores, there are two kinds of players. There are the true dollar stores like Dollar Tree and 99 Cents Only. And then there are places like Dollar General and Family Dollar,...

  • Do online stores need to honor a pricing misprint?

      

    Pricing errors are common on the internet. Are sellers legally obligated to honor an inaccurately posted price? Not always…here’s why.

  • 7 ways to save on prom

      

    If your teenager is attending prom, you’re going to spend money, no matter what. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make smart choices to minimize costs. A good thing to do first is...

  • Items you can buy cheaper at a store than online (and vice versa)

      

    You won't always find the best deals by shopping online. Here are some items you're better off getting at the store.

  • 100+ deals, discounts and saving strategies for people 50 and over

      

    If you've turned 50, we've got some great ways for you to celebrate! You've officially made it to quinquagenarian status, which is a grand accomplishment. And to celebrate this big...

  • 10 money-saving secrets you don't know about Costco

      

    If you love to save a buck, then learning about new ways to save at Costco -- or any other store -- just never gets old! We recently told you about some secret perks that make a...

  • 9 items to always buy used

      

    For the next two weeks, join Clark Howard and Elissa the Mom as we bring you life hacks, organization tips and money-saving tricks to kick off your spring. You can also follow along...

  • New York & Company is converting 50 locations into outlet stores

      

    We've been hearing a lot about the retail industry lately -- in particular, how it's being forced to adjust to new and changing consumer demands. Shoppers are looking for bargains...