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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

Officials break ground for a new Target on Near North Side. (Credit: Steve Miller/Newsradio 780/105.9FM)

Target Breaks Ground For Store In Heart Of Old Cabrini-Green

Target has broken ground for a new store in the heart of what used to be Cabrini-Green–and promising 200 new jobs after the store opens a year from now.

10/18/2012

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Retailers Beginning Process Of Hiring For Holiday Shopping Season

It’s September; not even fall yet, let alone Halloween or Thanksgiving, yet some stores already talking about hiring for the holiday shopping season.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

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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

Fashion for men

Father’s Day Fashion Musts – Helping Dad Not Dress Like A Dad

With the right clothing, men can look good at any age. Here are some fashion tips to help dad spruce up the wardrobe.

06/07/2012

Daniella Kinnard's mother nearly gave her an overdose of prescription medication because it was mislabeled with the incorrect dosage. (Credit: CBS)

Mislabeled Prescription Almost Resulted In Overdose For Elgin Child

If you have a sick child, you expect the prescription medicine to have the proper directions about how much medication to give, right? An Elgin mother recently began to give her sick daughter her medicine, and then discovered a mistake that could have caused her to give her child an overdose.

CBS 2–03/06/2012

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Best Places To Help You Get Organized

Now that you’ve tossed out or donated your junk that was taking up your living space, it’s time to organize what’s left. It might be closet space, the garage, the basement, or your child’s play room. Whatever area it is, it’s important that things have a designated spot, because it helps reduce the clutter from building up again.

01/30/2012

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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…

01/03/2012

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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

A Chicago Target store.  (CBS)

Target To Black Friday Shoppers: Walk, Don’t Run (Forget That Commercial)

The deep discounts of Black Friday sales attract thousands of sometimes aggressive shoppers, but one retail chain is targeting safety concerns. Managers at Target are asking shoppers to put on the brakes.

CBS 2–11/22/2011

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announces the arrests of 59 people in a pre-holiday shoplifting sting. (Credit: CBS)

59 Arrested In Shoplifting Sting

A pre-holiday sting in Cook County targeting professional shoplifters in three locations has culminated in 59 arrests.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2011

Photo Credit: Target.com, Limited.com, Macys.com

How To Dress For Your Holiday Office Party

‘Tis the season of holiday parties. As excited as I am to sip cocktails and devour appetizers, I’m even more wound-up about getting dolled up. Here are some ideas on what (and what not) to wear to your holiday office party.

11/15/2011

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Store Price Matching Not As Simple As It Sounds

With holiday shopping heating up, more stores are promoting price matching policies. It sounds like an easy deal, but it’s more difficult than it seems.

CBS 2–10/31/2011

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Stores Starting To Hire Seasonal Workers For Holidays

Fourteen million Americans are still looking for jobs – more than 423,000 in the Chicago area alone. But there’s hope on the horizon. Retailers are beginning to hang out the “for hire” signs for seasonal jobs for the holiday season.

CBS 2–09/19/2011

Willis Tower (CBS)

9/11 Dealt A Blow To Willis Tower, But Chicago Icon Is Rebounding

A look back at the September 11th attacks includes a look up in Chicago to the Willis Tower. The Chicago icon was among those eventually named as a potential terror target.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Second Hand Boutique Store Sees Boom In Business Despite Recession

Frugal Fashion: Back to School on a Budget

Deciding on a school outfit is a tough decision. This is how to look like a million bucks while spending a lot less.

07/13/2011

Carson Pirie Scott building

Red Target Bullseye May Shine From Old Carson’s Building

A red bullseye might soon grace the historic Louis Sullivan building on State Street that once housed the Carson Pirie Scott flagship store.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Carson Pirie Scott building

Discount Shoe Chain DSW To Join Target On State Street

The discount shoe chain, DSW, has signed an agreement to lease space in the old Carson Pirie Scott building on State Street.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

A Chicago Target store.  (CBS)

New Target Store May Be Coming To Cabrini Site

A new Target store may be coming to the former site one of the many high-rises in the Cabrini-Green public housing development.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

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