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  • Timbuk2: Save up to 60% off Messenger Bags, Backpacks, & More
  • New York & Co.: Extra 20% off Store-Wide Women’s Apparel
  • Office Depot: Viewsonic N3235w 32-inch LCD HDTV $470 & Free Shipping
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      • Staples: Samsung CLP-300 Color Laser Printer for $69.98 w/ Free shipping
      • Staples: Mio DigiWalker C230 Portable GPS for $99.99 w/ Free shipping
      • Amazon: Bill Cosby Himself (Comedy Album) – MP3 Download for $1.99
"Will I Ever Get My Office Depot Refund?"

"Will I Ever Get My Office Depot Refund?"

Reader Marshall writes in to ask if we think he’s going to get his Office Depot (technically, Ativa) refund by the end of the month. Currently, the company’s excuse for not sending him his money is that they’re “out of gift cards.”

States Target Big Box Retail

States Target Big Box Retail

Maine Gov. John Baldacci last week signed into law a measure requiring developers of retail stores exceeding 75,000 square feet to conduct studies gauging the project’s impact on municipal services, the environment and local businesses. The proposed store can’t be approved if the studies find it is likely to cause a quantifiable, “undue adverse impact” on more than one of those fronts and is expected to have a harmful effect on the community overall.

Companies Ask You To Do Advertising For Their Lazy Asses

Companies Ask You To Do Advertising For Their Lazy Asses

Is it just us, or does it seem like a lot of companies lately are trying to turn a profit by letting us do their jobs for them? We reported earlier today on early indications that fast food is going to be going self-service, and now, companies are trying to get us to create their ads for them.