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A window was smashed and cell phones were stolen from the Best Buy at the Hancock Center early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Window Broken, Cell Phones Stolen At Mag Mile Best Buy

Around 4:30 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm at the Best Buy in the Hancock Center, at 800 N. Michigan Av. Officers discovered a broken window, and searched the building, discovering an unknown number of cell phones had been stolen.

08/21/2014

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

A recreation of the State Street Macy's clock. (CBS)

Christmas Shopping Procrastinators Flood Stores At Last Minute

Time finally ran out for shoppers scrambling to buy last-minute Christmas gifts.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2012

Many retailers -- like Target, Best Buy and Amazon -- are offering price matching on some electronics for the holiday shopping season, but as always, shoppers need to look at the fine print to get the best deals. (Credit: CBS)

Survive This Economy: Sorting Through Price Match Offers On Holiday Shopping

Some of the biggest stores have started offering shoppers something new this holiday season to help them “Survive This Economy.” Many major retailers have offered price matching, including for online competitors.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

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Benefits Of Back-To-School Sales

How can back-to-school sales benefit you? Let me count the ways! Just because you might not have a child or a kid heading off to college doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of all the great deals that are out there.

08/20/2012

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Former Deloitte & Touche Partner Admits To Insider Trading

A former partner in the prestigious accounting firm Deloitte and Touche has pleaded guilty to making $420,000 by trading on inside information about clients.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

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2 Weeks, 3 Smash-And-Grab Retail Thefts

For the third time in just the past few weeks, police are trying to find some brazen thieves who get into stores by smashing their way in.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

The Best Buy store at 2100 N. Elston Ave. (CBS)

Best Buy Burglars Take Big Bite Of Apple Inventory

Officially, police say a preliminary report shows 60 iPads, 11 Apple laptops and 10 GPS devices were stolen from the store at an estimated value of $42,000.

05/07/2012

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Best Buy To Close 1 Chicago Store, 5 In Suburbs

Best Buy — the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer — is announcing which of its many Chicago area stores will be closing next month.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

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Expert: Coming Best Buy Closings Reflect Move Away From Big-Box Model

A local expert says the planned closings of 50 Best Buy stores is reflective of an evolution of the consumer retail market from big box stores toward the Internet.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

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Get Organized: Best Places To Donate Your Junk

Did you know that January is the month to get organized? According to the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), this year marks the seventh year that January is the month to get organized. NAPO wants to raise awareness on the benefits of getting organized and since getting organized is usually one of the top five New Years resolutions, what better time to start than now?

01/16/2012

Holiday Sale

Last, Last-Minute Shoppers Swarm To Stores 2 Days Before Christmas

Even at the early hour of 5 a.m. on the day before Christmas Eve, stores were open for business, and plenty of consumers were out shopping.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2011

Holiday shoppers pack the aisles. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Last-Minute Christmas Shoppers Converge On Chicago

Chicago shoppers were rummaging through mounds of what was left on the shelves Thursday, in search of last-minute deals.

12/22/2011

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Couple: Tablet PC Bought For Daughter, 7, Was Full Of Porn

A Chicago couple says in a lawsuit their family Christmas was ruined last year, after a used tablet PC bought as a gift for a young girl turned out to be full of porn.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

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Guide To Black Friday Deals

It’s that time of the year again, early birds! Grab a cup of coffee, set the alarm and make a list. This year, you might not even need to go to bed at all. With many retailers staying open on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is starting earlier than ever. Some retailers are offering deals starting Thursday evening or even earlier online.

11/24/2011

Winning Bid: $1,280,000. (Credit: Manheim)

Convicted Man’s Luxury Cars Sell For $2.3 Million At Auction

A stable of high-end luxury cars once owned by a convicted north suburban businessman fetched nearly $2.3 million at auction on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Ferrari Enzo (Credit: Manheim)

Convicted Businessman’s Luxury Vehicles Up For Bid

Ferrari, Bentley, Lamborghini, Aston-Martin. Those are just some of the high-end luxury vehicles purchased by a disgraced north suburban businessman that will up available for auction on Tuesday.

04/15/2011

This Ferrari Enzo is one of several luxury vehicles to be auctioned on April 19. (Credit: Manheim Auctions)

Luxury Cars Bought Through Best Buy Scam Up For Auction

If you are looking for a deal on some of the most coveted cars on the planet, mark your calendar for April 19.

04/06/2011

iPhone 4 (Ian Gavan/ Getty Images)

Best Buy Employee Stole iPhones, Planned To Sell Them Online

A northwest suburban Best Buy employee is facing a felony retail theft charge after allegedly taking 10 iPhones and a Sprint Nextel phone from the store where he worked.

12/11/2010

TV Comparisons

Which TV Is The Best Buy For Your Lifestyle?

Televisions are selling at rock bottom prices, and there are more choices than ever before. But which one is the best buy for your lifestyle?

CBS 2–12/08/2010

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