retail

BBB Advice For Safe Shopping Online
Online shopping has become an easy way for consumers to purchase products from the convenience of your computer or portable device. While online shopping allows you to avoid crowds and lines, there are certain risks involved when spending at online retailers. Last year, BBB received over 2,000 compl…
Online Dad’s Day Gift Buying Tips From the BBB
This Sunday is Father’s Day, and although there is nothing quite like the gift of fatherhood, many consumers will be trying to brainstorm the perfect gift to honor dad. Spending on Father’s in the U.S. is predicted to reach almost $13.3 billion this year, based on a survey by the National Retail Fed…
Earl Pitts 11/14/13: Macy’s Open Thanksgiving
Over the past few years, many large (and some smaller) retailers have begun kicking off the "Black Friday" Holidays shopping season by opening on Thanksgiving night! This year, Macy's and JC Penney announced that they would be joining in what some are calling "Christmas Creep." E…