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Survey Says Families Starting Back-To-School Shopping Earlier, Are You? [Poll]

According to a recent Meijer customer survey, 75 percent of shoppers are expecting to buy as much as they can on their back-to-school list before the first day of school.

When are you starting back-to-school shopping?

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Parents Plan to Spend an Average of $873 per Student on Back-To-School Shopping

A new survey from Rubicon Project says 56 percent of parents plan to spend more on back-to-school shopping this year than they did last year. They also plan to spend an average of $873 per student.

Does $873 seem a little high?

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Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Primer/Countdown

Crunch time is here for Christmas because it's Christmas week.

You've only got until Christmas Eve to do your shopping for Christmas.

Here's a list of some stores and restaurants to help you finish up your Christmas shopping.

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Survey Shows Nearly Half of Americans Are Late Christmas Gift Shoppers

Aren't done with your Christmas shopping yet?

Well, join the crowd.

According to a just-released Harris Poll survey, millions of Americans are waiting until the last minute to complete their holiday shopping.

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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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