Evanston's Phase-Out Of Plastic Bags Begins SoonBeginning Aug. 1, large retailers in the north suburb will not be giving out plastic bags at checkout.
Are You A 'Returnaholic' With Online Buys? If So, Retailers Have Their Eye On YouCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at the punishment you could face for returning to sender too many times.
How To Haggle With Online RetailersIt sounds simple enough: Contact a retailer and share the lower price you saw on a competitor's website. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker puts the method to a test.
Experts Compare Flowers From Independents Versus Big-Box Retailers
Expert: Stores Will Soon Be Open All Day On ThanksgivingWhile most people will be digesting their turkey dinner next Thursday night, some retail employees will be heading out to work.
One Simple Step Unlocks All Kinds Of Birthday FreebiesRetailers will offer up a variety of services on your birthday if you'll just furnish them with one thing. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Another Downtown Retailer ClosingRetailer Loehmann's closes this weekend on State Street, the latest store to close downtown. But hope may be on the horizon, CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Retailers Want More Personal Info In Exchange For ReturnsThe trend upsets some consumers who don't want to become part of a company's marketing database.
Holiday Sales Help Retailers Ring In More Than $450 BillionCashmere sweaters marked down from $100 to $30 are one of the many door-buster deals offered as stores opened as early as 7 a.m. Sunday. That's what's necessary to get consumers in the door, but as CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports, analysts say what really may have them shopping is pent up demand, after several years of holding back.
Many Stores Open Late For ProcrastinatorsIt’s Christmas Eve, and thus, it’s your last chance to get up, get out and finish your last-minute holiday shopping.
Host A House Party With Free Food, Fun & GiftsHow about this for your next party? You provide the guest list and major manufacturers provide the food, fun and free gifts. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports on why some of the biggest retailers in the nation are throwing parties for everyday people.
Lights, Festival, Cash RegistersChicago's annual Lights Festival brings thousands of spectators to the Magnificent Mile and kicks off the holiday season for retailers.