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Get More Money for Your Stuff With These Retail Secrets

If the big-box retailers can move boatloads of inventory with these pricing secrets, then you can, too.

How to Find Ethically Sourced Products You Can Afford

If the hefty price tag is dampening your enthusiasm for fair trade, get smart about sourcing your ethically produced must haves.

7 Retailers With the Absolute Best Customer Service

These retailers may have higher prices, but their above-and-beyond customer service just might make paying the premium worth it.

8 Brands That Came Back From the Dead

Just because a brand dies doesn't mean it's gone for good. These zombie brands are proof that everyone loves a comeback.

8 Companies With the Best Employee Discounts

Love the idea of a steep discount to shop where you work? You might want to apply at one of these eight stores.

25 Major Retailers That Give Employees Time Off for Thanksgiving

For some stores, Black Friday starts on Thanksgiving. These major retailers are fighting back — and keeping employees home for the holiday.

6 Genius Ways to Save on Cyber Monday

Cross a few names off your gift list the easy way by taking advantage of Cyber Monday deals. You'll save time, money, and some sanity.

5 Reasons Black Friday Craziness Is Worth It

Embrace the holiday retail madness? Black Friday can totally be worth the struggle if you have the right attitude.

6 Ways to Score a Black Friday Deal Without Leaving Home

Skip the lines and score great Black Friday deals and doorbusters from the comfort of home. No camping out required.

7 Ways to Save Big on National Thrift Shop Day

August 17 is National Thrift Shop Day which means your fab second-hand finds will be cheaper than ever. Ready, set, thrift!

5 Times Coupons Trick You Into Spending More Money

Everyone love a deal, and retailers know it. Don't get suckered into these coupon marketing tricks — they aren't worth it!

6 Ways to Avoid Sneaky Online Price Changes

Don't let "dynamic pricing" steal your deal. Keep an eye out for sneaky ways online retailers (legally!) overcharge their customers.

8 Cool Stores We Miss

Trying massage chairs at Sharper Image, thumbing through vinyl at Tower Records... Let's reminisce about our favorite old stores.

These Secrets of Amazon's Pricing Strategy Will Help You Find the Best Buys

You win some, you lose some in online retail. Find out which items are a steal on Amazon and which you're better off finding at your local Walmart.

5 Discount Stores That Are More Expensive Than You Think

Walmart and other big box retailers offer the best value, right? Not always. Watch out for these deals that aren't.

4 Ways Stores Trick Us Into Impulse Buys (And How to Resist)

Retailers go to a lot of effort to make your purchases effortless. Watch out for these ploys designed to get you to buy more than you need.

How Online Retailers Make It Easier to Spend Money

Much of what's convenient about online retail — reviews, one-click shopping, fast shipping — is aimed at one thing: reducing the "pain of paying" so you'll spend more.

Part-Time Jobs That Can Get You Serious Discounts

Save money while you make money with these part-time jobs that offer substantial employee discounts in addition to regular part-time paychecks.

5 Red Flags Your Business Might Be Waving

Sales slipping? Customers staying away in droves? Maybe your accountant isn't the only one seeing red.

What Apple Can Teach About Retailing

Apple's retail stores are becoming as iconic as Apple itself. Here's how Apple's retail experience sets the brand apart.