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Stevenson Students Arranged Drug Deals Via Text Messages, Police Say

Police say two students at Stevenson High School are now facing charges after an investigation into alleged drug sales.


Shoppers were out early on the day after Christmas, which is not only the busiest day of the year for returns, but the third busiest shopping day of the year. (Credit: CBS)

Local Retail Sales In Major Post-Holiday Slump

You may not see a lot of shopping activity on the Magnificent Mile these days.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012


Best After Christmas Sales For Kids

If gift cards are burning a whole in your kid’s pockets, there’s no shortage of after Christmas sales to choose from. Spend that hard earned Christmas cash, gift cards or store credit wisely. Stores are boasting big savings for the new year. According to Google, ecommerce sales from December 26-January 15th in 2011 were higher than they were on Black Friday.


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Tips On Best After Christmas Sale Shopping

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… after holiday sales have begun! Starting the day after Christmas, you can find that most stores holiday merchandise has marked down to nearly 50% off the original pricing…


Shoppers were out early on the day after Christmas, which is not only the busiest day of the year for returns, but the third busiest shopping day of the year. (Credit: CBS)

Busy Day For Stores, With Post-Christmas Sales, Gift Returns On Tap

Many retailers are offering even deeper discounts on this day after Christmas and shoppers were already out early Monday morning, taking advantage of post-Christmas sales.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

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Big Savings In Store For Online Holiday Shoppers This Weekend

Are your fingers and keyboards ready? This coming weekend may be a time to stay home to shop online. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why deals will be better than they were on Black Friday.

CBS 2–12/15/2011

Televisions are one of the hottest gifts for the 2011 holiday season and doorbuster sales on TVs are expected to last through Christmas. (Credit: CBS)

Doorbuster Sales For TVs To Last Until Christmas

In a surprise twist, despite the poor economy, one of the hottest gifts this holiday season is televisions. Sales are up because prices keep dropping. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains that the best news is doorbuster deals featuring TV’s are expected to continue until Christmas.

CBS 2–12/13/2011


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.


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YouTube The Next Sales Frontier, Experts Say

Trying to move a motor home, or sell a sewing machine? If you want increase your chances of snagging a buyer, you may want to try video. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


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Holiday Sales Help Retailers Ring In More Than $450 Billion

Cashmere 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.

CBS 2–12/26/2010

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Internet Makes Christmas Tree Ordering Simple

If you’re trying to figure out when you’ll be able to get out to buy a fresh Christmas tree this year, a Chicago area-based company says you might want to think about ordering your tree from the Internet.



Expert Says Wait For ‘Black Friday’ To Get Top Bargains

Stores are offering sales before Black Friday this year, but experts warn you may want to wait for the real thing for top bargains. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

CBS 2–11/11/2010