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Timberland Boots Have A Lifetime Warranty, Unless You’re In Prison

Prison commissaries sell basic consumer goods like deodorant and snacks, and also optional clothing items like socks and work boots. A reader’s letter brought a dilemma to our attention: the regular warranty exchange procedures don’t work when you’re in prison and can’t receive outside mail. [More]

Timberland Offering Up To $150 To Recipients Of Its Text Message Spam

Timberland Offering Up To $150 To Recipients Of Its Text Message Spam

Under the terms of a preliminary settlement agreement, [Timberland and e-commerce company GSI] will pay $7 million into a cash fund to reimburse those who received the messages, according to KamberEdelson LLC, one of the law firms that helped bring the suit.

Morning Deals

Highlights From Dealhack

  • Abt Electronics: Sony Cybershot S750 7.2MP Digital Camera $129 Shipped
  • Office Depot: HP AMD Dual Core Widescreen Notebook $550 & Free Shipping
  • B&H Photo: Panasonic Viera 42-inch Plasma HDTV $830 Shipped

Highlights From Buxr

  • Amazon: J.A. Henckels 8 Piece Stylus Block Set for $49.99 w/ Free shipping
  • Walmart: Eastsport Mesh Backpack for $9.88 + $0.97 Shipping
  • Timberland: 30% Off Coupon w/ coupon code: FALLEVENT4

Highlights From Dealnews

  • Geeks.com: Four Wireless Day / Night Color Security Cameras with receiver for $130 + $11 s&h
  • Newegg: Creative ZEN X-Fi 8GB Portable MP3 / MP4 Player for $112 + free shipping
  • Buy.com: Refurbished SanDisk Sansa MP3 Players from $22 + free shipping

Black Friday Fisticuffs Erupt Over Box Of Shoes

Shortly after doors opened at midnight, two men got into a fight in a Long Island outlet mall store over a pair of Timberland shoes. According to a witness, an older man, who came with his wife and daughter, grappled with a younger man over the box as 300 people surged to watch. Responding Police threw out the older man and erected barricades to help channel the crowd into a more orderly flow. “There was neither a clear beginning nor end to the line,” reports Newsday.

Morning Deals Round-Up: Shoes, MP3 Players, Games

• The clothing clearouts are getting nicer. The code holiday2005, for instance, will get you 40%—and sometimes free shipping—at Timberland.com.

Morning Deals Round-Up: Palm Magic Jacket Gyro

• Doing last minute shopping for the anal retentive is fun—just waiting until the last minute will irk them. Encourage them to document the ways they hate you with a new Palm PDA and get free overnight shipping. Those new $100 Z22 color PDAs are pretty swell.