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Where Do Millennials Still Mostly Shop? Well, the Mall, Of Course

We constantly hear about how online shopping is making things simpler for everyone, and how shopping local is almost passe.

For those uber shoppers -- young women -- that is definitely not so.

How do I know this? Well, I only need to ask the experts at Teen Vogue.

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Christmas Shopping Primer/Countdown

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have come and gone. So have Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

After all, you've only got until Christmas Eve to do your shopping for Christmas.

Here's a list of some stores and restaurants to visit as you continue your Christmas shopping.

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Black Friday Primer

As the aromas of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie fill our homes, so too do thoughts of lining up in the dark and standing in the cold to get unbeatable deals on holiday gifts fill our minds.

Black Friday will soon be upon us. If this excites you (as opposed to filling you with dread), we have a list of some stores and restaurants and when they’ll be open and offering those crazy Black Friday discounts.

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Meijer Christmas Shopping Spree – Official Rules

Official Rules for 100.5 The River’s Meijer Christmas Shopping Spree

NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN.

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Robots Might Soon Help You Find Items at Lowe’s [Video]

The future is here, folks. And the future is ROBOTS!

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Holiday Shoppers to Spend More Than Last Year, Buy Fewer Gift Cards

According to the International Council of Shopping Centers, 70% of shoppers said they plan to spend the same or more than last year on holiday shopping.

Consumers expect to spend about $677 on holiday-related items this season with $559 going towards gifts and $118 going towards other holiday-related items.

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16 Percent of Holiday Shoppers Started Shopping in September

Too early for Christmas shopping?

Many have already begun.

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Back-To-School Shoppers Research Online, Buy in Store

School is quickly approaching and it's time to get shopping.

A new report says most back-to-school shoppers research online, but buy in store.

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Backpacks are available for purchase at the Winter Olympics shop at the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo: Taylor Irby/BSU at the Games)
Backpacks are available for purchase at the Winter Olympics shop at the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Taylor Irby/BSU at the Games)
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Winter Olympics: Not Taking Home a Medal? How About a Souvenir?

By Jeremy Ervin | BSU at the Games

Sochi Winter Olympics gear is the hot item no matter where you go in Sochi, Russia.

Every train station, sidewalk and stairway is full of people sporting red, white and blue Russia hats and jackets and knit IOC mittens in Olympic-ring colors.

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The Top Toys For Christmas 2013

Nothing wrong with waiting to start your Christmas shopping, but getting a head start could help you avoid missing out on some of the hottest toys for Christmas 2013.

Get a first look at some of the hottest toys of 2013!

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Last Minute Christmas Shoppers Fill West Michigan Stores

Woodland Mall, RiverTown Crossings, Alpine Avenue, and just about every shopping center in West Michigan is packed with shoppers as Christmas Day nears.

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Gift Cards For Christmas? How Much did you Spend?

It becomes harder and harder to buy Christmas presents for family and loved ones.  Tastes change, they get older, and a Fruit Cake just won't cut it.

My wife and I actually resort to gift cards sometimes for their favorite store or shopping destination.  They're not exciting, but that way they get to shop for what they want and I don't have to supply exchange slips with every wrong gift I buy.

As for cost, well, if you're giving a $25, $50, $100 card, you pay full price, right?

Wrong!

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