Shopping & Retail / Purchasing & Returning

  • 3 ways to get the best deal on a diamond engagement ring

      

    Are you thinking of popping the question? Here are three ways to get the best value for your money on a diamond engagement ring!  Read more: Lord of the Rings: Costco vs. Tiffany on...

  • Here's why you should buy the men's version of most products

      

    A recent study proves what many price-conscious consumers already know: The women’s version of products often cost more than the men’s version of the same product. A study published...

  • 10 retailers that allow you to stack coupons and maximize savings

      

    If you're a seasoned bargain hunter, you're probably familiar with "coupon stacking" -- using more than one coupon or discount at a retailer or grocery store. Some...

  • Trade in your old electronics for cash

      

    Your old cellphone or computer could be worth money. Here are some places to sell them.

  • Play "hard to get" for better online deals

      

    Next time you shop online, consider filling your cart and then...abandoning it. Here’s why.

  • When does a 0% purchase plan make sense for you?

      

    Sellers of big ticket items know that for many people a good price isn't enough. Buying an expensive big screen TV, or new kitchen appliances, or a bunch of new furniture will require a loan....

  • Get 50% off at most of the Walmart stores that are closing

      

    In case you haven't heard the news, Walmart is in the process of closing 269 stores. And since the mega retailer is currently the largest private employer in the U.S. -- the...

  • Amazon offering refunds on all hoverboards amid safety concerns

      

    Good news for consumers who bought a hoverboard from Amazon but are afraid to use it due to the concerns over fires and injuries. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Amazon will...

  • Variable pricing could be coming to a store near you

      

    Dynamic demand pricing may have started in the airline industry, but it's stretched out everywhere from retail to the pricing on apartment rentals. What exactly is dynamic demand pricing?...

  • Amazon cutting out shipping fees?

      

    Shipping fees can make or break the deal. Here’s how Amazon plans to use new tech to eliminate shipping costs altogether.

  • Customer tries to return coat, store's response shocks her

      

    Boston, Mass. — January is the month of retail returns. One woman took to social media to tell the world about a recent return she tried to make with the online retailer Zulily. Read...

  • Mandarin oranges sold at Walgreens recalled after possible glass found

      

    Mandarin oranges sold at Walgreens have been voluntarily recalled because of potential glass in the products. Read more: Children's cold syrup recalled Three complaints and one alleged...

  • The best mattress for your money

      

    Looking for the best mattress for your money? To cut through the clutter of advertising you'll see out there, Consumer Reports has a look at the best mattresses and mattress retailers. The...

  • Wegmans recalls over 1,100 pounds of chicken shipped to 6 states

      

    Wegmans, one of the largest supermarkets in North America, recalled 1,125 pounds of chicken products that were produced without federal inspection. The USDA listed this recall health risk as...

  • Trader Joe’s faces 'fishy' practices lawsuit

      

    If you buy cans of store-brand tuna at Trader Joe’s, you may want to check the contents carefully. That’s because a lawsuit filed in a Manhattan federal court Tuesday claims that...