Back-to-school getting more expensive, survey of parents finds


Hamilton Spectator Most Canadian parents say back-to-school shopping has become increasingly expensive, a survey for an online coupon website found. But despite being on a budget, many parents also said they’re responding to adult peer pressure when making choices for their children, the survey for found. Nearly 8 in […]

Deal: Anker 2nd Gen Astro E5 16000mAh External Battery Pack – $29.99 with Coupon Code |


The Anker 2nd Generation Astro E5 16,000mAh battery pack is on sale right now for just $29.99, with a special coupon code – 2ASTROE5 – which will save you $10. Even at $39.99 it’s a great deal. The Anker® Advantage: Join the 6 million+ powered by Amazon’s #1 charging brand. […]

ShopSmart: Grocery deals for the week of Nov. 2-8, 2014


DENVER – We are starting a regular feature on our digital platforms to help you save money at the grocery store! This ShopSmart feature by contributor Eva Fry, of, will highlight the best deals at the grocery store every week — whether you use coupons or not! You can […]

Party City sets December opening, plans to hire 30 associates

WATERTOWN – Arsenal Street soon will be home to Party City, a retail giant offering all things needed to host get-togethers for special occasions. Set to open Dec. 5 at the plaza shared by Raymour & Flanigan and Tractor Supply Co., the store at 1125 Arsenal St. will be staffed […]

How to Shop on Veterans Day – NerdWallet | Shopping


If you’re looking to get ahead on your holiday shopping, Veterans Day sales offer the perfect opportunity to snag deals without the extreme crowds that Black Friday is known for. But when dozens of major retailers have yet to release their Black Friday ads, how can you know you’re getting […]

Discount Queen Tickets Reign on

Discount tickets to Queen and Adam Lambert’s Summer Tour have rocked to the top of trending concert sales queues nationwide, according to Marta Ault at The classic 1970’s British rockers with Lambert as front man opened their tour in June and hit Auburn Hills, Orillia, Toronto, Montreal, Philly, New […]

Veterans Day Sales Start Early at These Two Outlet Stores


Photo via Nordstrom Rack/Facebook · The legendary Clear the Rack sale begins tomorrow at Nordstrom Rack (901 Market Street). It’s the Big Bertha of sales with the entire outlet store on clearance-and much of it at a 75 percent discount. Ask any avid sale shopper for his or her best […]

Coupons, blogs, comparison shopping can rack up savings

I remember looking forward to back-to-school shopping. Nothing sparked my motivation for a new school year quite like heading to Kmart with my mother and brother, planning which subject I would assign to which color of notebook and wondering if I could get a new Trapper Keeper – maybe even […]

Virtual fitting room firm Metail secures funding boost – Essential Retail


Virtual fitting room company Metail has announced the closing of a further USD12 million of funding, as it looks to invest in its mobile proposition and other innovations. Published: 17:07:43 on the 17th Oct 2014Author: Ben Sillitoe Virtual fitting room company Metail is looking to invest in its mobile offering, […]

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare trailer, release date: Pre-order bonuses, gameplay dubbed best of series


Sledgehammer Games and Activision have put together a bundle of pre-order bonuses ahead of the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare release date, which will be available for everyone. These include Advanced Arsenal and Day Zero Edition. There are also retail store-specific bonuses such as the $10 in Best Buy […]