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Target Plays Up Value for the Holiday Season

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 26
From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers that it's the place for deals.

Three Ways to Avoid the Pitfalls of Holly De'Binge and A'Nita Resolution

SAVING | By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Dec 26
As merry as the holiday season is, it can be cursed. The numbers on our scales increase and conversely, the numbers in our bank accounts decrease-a month filled with expiration dates for both diets and budgets.

Last Minute Holiday Shopper? There's an App for That

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Dec 24
Procrastinators, rejoice. This year there are more apps and services than ever before to help last-minute shoppers.

Holiday Sales Show Online Shift

FINANCE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 22
More often shoppers are making the decision to sit on their couches than head to stores this holiday season.

Cheap is Chic for Gifts this Holiday Season

FINANCE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Dec 21
For nearly a decade, shoppers have been more cautious and practical about their spending - and recently, shoppers have taken that practice a step further.

The Story Behind Toy Drives in the LGBT Community

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Dec 19
When did toy drives start? Were they a response to AIDS charities? How did the AIDS crisis affect them? Some of the answers are quite surprising. This is a brief summary of that history.

Getting Merry at Krakow's Christmas Market

By Jill Gleeson | Dec 18
Is Poland on your wish list? Then leave room in your suitcase for all of the interesting finds to be discovered at Krakow's Christmas Market.

Holiday Tips to Save Green on Gadgets

Advice that will save you some money, especially when it comes to "big ticket" tech items.

Gift Guide: Home Made Treats

FOOD/DRINK | By Joel Martens | Dec 7
Nothing says Christmas better than something homemade. Though some may not be the "most-handy" in the kitchen, these treats are as simple as can be and will mean the world to your recipient's tastebuds.

'12 Days of Christmas' Items Top $34K, Up 0.6 Percent

FINANCE | By Joe Mandak | Dec 2
The cost of 10 lords a-leaping increased 3 percent over last year, but nine of the other 12 gifts listed in the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas" stayed the same price as last year.

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