Window Shop This Humongous List Of Independence Day Sales

Window Shop This Humongous List Of Independence Day Sales

People who want to sell you stuff are psyched that you’ve got an extra day off this weekend, so they’re cutting prices to entice you to make their sales numbers all sparkly. [More]

Papa John's Love (Pizza) Is A Lie

Papa John's Love (Pizza) Is A Lie

As is custom for Valentine’s Day, many businesses are offering heart-shaped merchandise. Papa John’s Pizza is offering a such a themed pizza. But, as is often the case, reality can be strikingly different than advertising. Come inside to see what the pizza actually looks like.

Gamestop Ad Preys On Adolescent Fears

Gamestop Ad Preys On Adolescent Fears

What were you most afraid of in High School? Getting turned down by that Cheerleader at the prom? Arriving at school naked, just before the big test you never studied for? Or, was it Mom and Dad finding all of your nudie-mags whilst looking for gift ideas? Look inside to see which terror Gamestop chose to highlight in their latest ad campaign.

POLL: Did $4 Gas Make You Drive Less On Memorial Day Weekend?

POLL: Did $4 Gas Make You Drive Less On Memorial Day Weekend?

AAA is claiming that Americans drove 4.3% fewer miles on public roads in March — the first year-over-year decline since 1979, and that for the first time since 2002, Americans said they planned to drive less this Memorial Day weekend. So, with the national average at $3.936 per gallon, did you actually drive less?

Macy's Is Closing 9 Stores

Macy's Is Closing 9 Stores

Well now you’ve done it, shoppers of America: your refusal to spend enough money at Macy’s is forcing the department store chain to shutter nine “underperforming stores in Indiana, Ohio, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Utah and Texas,” reports Reuters. Seriously, what does it take to get you to buy stuff from them? They gave out coupons!

Unruly Passenger Forces JetBlue Flight To Make Unscheduled Landing

Unruly Passenger Forces JetBlue Flight To Make Unscheduled Landing

An unidentified passenger is being questioned by the Denver police department after his unruly behavior forced a JetBlue flight from New York to San Francisco to land at DIA.

"Hoh Hoh" Says Wal-Mart

"Hoh Hoh" Says Wal-Mart

The War on Christmas has taken a sneaky left turn, with Coke and Wal-Mart mounting an entirely unanticipated attack on one of the world’s most beloved phrases! A reader, Josh, was shopping and/or protesting in his local Wal-Mart recently when he saw this in-store display for soda.

The First Lead Related Holiday Ornament Recall Of The Season Is Here!

The First Lead Related Holiday Ornament Recall Of The Season Is Here!

The first retailer to be mentioned in a holiday ornament recall this year is JC Penney! The ornament in question was sold at “various retailers nationwide, including JC Penney catalog and Web site, from July 2006 through October 2007 for between $15 and $18.”

7 Ways To Blow Your Holiday Budget

7 Ways To Blow Your Holiday Budget

Bankrate is concerned that you’ll spend more than you can afford this holiday shopping season, so they’ve got a list of 7 “budget busters”:

Holiday Travel Season Off To A Rough Start

Holiday Travel Season Off To A Rough Start

Technical problems, fog, rain and other weather issues are already causing delays at several airports says USAToday.

Consumer Reports Underwhelmed By Walmart's Black Friday Ad

Consumer Reports Underwhelmed By Walmart's Black Friday Ad

Consumer Reports seems sort of disappointed by Walmart’s Black Friday ad:

http://consumerist.com/2007/11/13/airlines-are-supposedly-going-out/

Airlines are supposedly going out of their way to avoid the coming PR debacle that is otherwise known as the holiday travel season. Good luck, boys and girls. [Wall Street Journal]

FBI Warns LA & Chicago Shoppers Of Possible Threat

FBI Warns LA & Chicago Shoppers Of Possible Threat

The FBI has released an unverified tip that those people who “hate freedom” are planning on attacking shopping malls in LA and Chicago this season. Before you buy more duct tape, the FBI emphasized that “there is no information to state this is a credible threat”—but they felt they needed to share it “out of an abundance of caution.”

20 Sites Where You Can Find Deals

20 Sites Where You Can Find Deals

Maybe you’re one of those people who will manage to actually follow through with the whole “home-made, simpler gift giving” concept this season. For the rest of you who don’t want to sit around making dolls and paper-mache serving dishes over the next six weeks, Kiplinger’s has a list of 20 sites to help you score the best prices on your holiday shopping this year.

Walmart CEO Optimistic About Christmas Because Broke People Shop At Walmart

Walmart CEO Optimistic About Christmas Because Broke People Shop At Walmart

Walmart CEO, Lee Scott recently told analysts that he feels:

"Christmas Creep" Photo Gallery Call For Entries

"Christmas Creep" Photo Gallery Call For Entries

Christmas is threatening to swallow all the other holidays until there is nothing left! Help! This “holiday season” we’re asking our readers to document a phenomenon called “Christmas Creep.”

July 10: The First Christmas Catalog Has Arrived!

July 10: The First Christmas Catalog Has Arrived!

Paul over at Network World has the dubious distinction of reporting the season’s first Christmas catalog, which he and his wife received on July 10.

Holiday Travel Tip: Don’t Wrap Before You Fly

Oh no. Lifehacker also points out that you might want to check that the liquids you are bringing are approved… so you don’t lose a tasty dessert.