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This article is presented in partnership with Red Rose® tea. It's hard having difficult conversations. A new survey* by Red Rose® tea found that 58 per cent of Canadians have avoided tough con...
The retailer may be bankrupt, but it's not out of business.
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It’s nearly impossible to encapsulate how you feel about someone in a paragraph. The task is even harder when you’re asked to write about Mom
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After all, she deserves it.
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Gifts moms go gaga for, and the ones they only pretend to love.
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For a lot of men, shopping for a Mother’s Day gift can be confusing. After all, what do you get for the woman who sacrifices for you time and time again and loves you unconditionally? What do you get for the mother of your children? If you think the answer is dinner and a movie, you might want to reconsider.
But it's not the death of the Canadian consumer just yet.
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It's hard to believe that Christmas is only a few days away. The holiday season is just around the corner. This means spending some wonderful times with friends and family. Also, finding some amazing buys after the holidays!
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Now is the time to update an appliance for your kitchen or get any electronics you've been eyeing. Whether you are looking to purchase that coveted sweater or a warm winter parka to survive our long Canadian winters, Boxing Day is a great time to purchase essentials for yourself!
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Ontarians' spending plans take the biggest hit.
It's that time of year again where the stores are packed with people, mall parking lots are difficult to navigate and the stress of finding the right gift for the right person is upon us. I'm the type...
The busy holiday season is quickly approaching, and along with the festivities can come a lot of stress. From finding gifts for everyone on your list to meal planning and hosting friends and family, the mounting expenses that come with this time of year can be a great cause for stress. It's easy for budgets to be blown -- quickly -- if you're not keeping a close eye on them.
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Endorsed for their popular souks, these six cities are a great choice for travellers who want to escape the traditional Christmas shopping and explore some of the oldest markets in the world. You're sure to appreciate the lights of the suspended lanterns and the colourful stalls.
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As it turns out, not all holiday shoppers are cut from the same cloth. Some savour the bricks and mortar experience while others cringe at the thought of stepping foot into a shopping mall. And no matter what kind of shopper you are, there are plenty of great tips and gift ideas to be had for every kind of shopper out there.
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Even the most enthusiastic shopaholic dreads this time of the year.
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We did some "street interviewing" to find out what is most helpful to men when they're shopping for gifts online. If you combine a frightened rabbit with a lost puppy, you'd have what we saw in the eyes of most men when they were asked about holiday shopping. The anticipated frustration is enough to turn men into the Grinch. Following are 15 suggestions they have for improving their online shopping experience.
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This year and I've been practicing at my local mall to dodge shoppers, throw products into my cart from across a packed isle and get the best deals possible! I love me a deal, and I wanted to share with you all of my tips and tricks on getting the best item for the best price.
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Get the coffee brewing and put your game face on! Thanks to our American neighbours, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are about to kick off the busiest shopping season of the year, with deep discounts and exclusive online offers.
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Three things retail stores need to do to remain relevant in a world of online shopping. From the AOL Partner Studio
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Small businesses add so much to the communities in which we live, work and play. Not only do they provide the day-to-day services we all rely on, they help build us up: they create a sense of place, of local identity. In short, they help make a grid of streets a neighbourhood.
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Photo credit: Peter Gronemann Holiday shopping can be stressful, but not if you're traveling while you're doing it. The world is home to a long list of extravagant malls, offering everything from hund...
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Holiday shopping doesn't have to be a drag. It's easy to feel overwhelmed when creating your list and checking it twice, but the experience of picking out all of those special gifts should be remembered not hated. These four cities across the United States offer holiday cheer, world-renowned shops, and plenty of attractions for when the shopping is done.
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Instead of drawing a forgone conclusion that you'll spend hundreds to thousands of dollars just because it's the holidays -- let's find another way. No one likes the impending debt emergency in the new year. To avoid spending beyond your means, now is the perfect time to get your financial house in order and save for the holidays.
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It's not Black Friday either.
Shopping doesn't end on December 25, nor do the deals. Most of us are planning to shop on Boxing Day. How do we navigate through the chaos of the best shopping day of the year, while still getting great savings? Consider these five tips for conquering the best deals this Boxing Day.
With so many amazing deals, it can be tempting to stock up on items simply because the price is too good to pass up. My golden rule is that if you don't need it, it's not a deal, no matter how good the price.
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Most Canadians will be spending some time over the next few days elbowing their way through crowded stores.
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With the holiday season in full swing, Facebook is a great way to share holiday spirit with friends and family. Not only does Facebook help users keep in touch and spread cheer, it is also a valuable resource to find the perfect gift for loved ones.
At a time of year where we should be feeling lighthearted, jovial and happy, we are feeling guilty, unhappy and stressed. Keeping our cool this holiday season will require many of us to reflect upon the giving season in a way we have never done before.
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Recent data from RetailMeNot.ca predicts that Canadians will spend an average of $1,425 per household during the holidays. To help keep your budget in check, check out these six tips for holiday spending this festive season.
Attention shoppers! Don't shop sales. If you buy a massively discounted item that you will not use, you did not save any money.
With the holidays rapidly approaching, there’s a lot to look forward to: family time, gift-giving and … “Star Wars”! The seventh installment arrives with “The Force Awakens,” and unless you’re literal...