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Everything you need to know about Open Newbury Street 2018

Newbury Street’s exciting shops and businesses are open every day of the week, but the city is closing the area off to cars for three days this summer to enhance visitors' experiences. Here's what to expect for Open Newbury Street 2018. What’s happening this year for Open...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:35pm

What stores are open July 4th?

You know how long your to-do list is on any given work week, and you can’t forget all those errands that need running in the lead up to any holiday. Now combine them together and you have next week leading up a July 4th that falls on a Wednesday. We know how hard you work daily, so we rounded...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 12:11pm

Is Costco open on Memorial day? What about Walmart?

You go big for the three-day weekend that ushers in the warmer weather and celebrates the soldiers that served the United States. You’re the resident grill master or the hostess with the mostest. That first barbecue of the summer is yours, all yours, and you hold it every year —...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 11:42am

It just got way easier to impulse buy everything on Instagram

See, want, have — that's the dream for retailers, and we've been falling into the One-Click hole of Amazon for years. Now, that feature has come to tons of your favorite brands, not to mention restaurants and salons, thanks to Instagram. Instagram has added so-called Action Buttons...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:34pm

Don't know what to get your crazy friend who has everything? Try a framed Kanye West tweet

Did you love the past week of crazy Kanye West tweets, but thought it would've been better if it were on your wall? Or: Would you print out more of Kanye's tweets if only you didn't have to deal with the hassle of framing? Well, it is your lucky, crazy day. A small shop within the...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:12pm

Shopping at Target? You don't even need to get out of your car

Target (aka "TarJay") announced on Tuesday they are expanding their Target Drive Up service launched in the Minneapolis-area last fall to 270 stores throughout the South and Southeast. Our Drive Up service is the fastest way to get your Target Run done—and it's now available...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:48pm

All-Pink Starbursts are back. Here's where to find them

"You’re a pink Starburst. Don’t let anyone treat you like a yellow Starburst." All-Pink Starbursts are back. If you recall, they hit stores around the same time last year and caused quite the frenzy among candy lovers nationwide. The bags are inspired by everyone’s love...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 1:34pm

You can now get Big Gay Ice Cream, The Meatball Shop and MatchaBar all in one place

New York is a city of give and take. Give your subway seat to a pregnant woman one day, but you’ve probably stolen a cab from someone else on another. When it comes to food, at least the inconvenience is balanced out by the seriously delicious New York foods available. Was waiting in line for...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:39pm

What you need to know about Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor security breach

If you shop at Saks Fifth Avenue or Lord and Taylor’s, you should pay close attention to your account activity. The owner of Saks and Lord & Taylor, Canadian corporation Hudson’s Bay, announced that there has been a security breach involving customer payment card data at certain...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 5:13pm

Amazon is coming for you, Birchbox!

Amazon Prime Samples is giving companies like Birchbox a run for their money. Amazon’s latest offering allows Prime members to try out samples of products before they buy them. Samples are available both individually ($2 each) or in boxes (priced between $4.99 and $14.99). The best part?...

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 12:02pm

When is Black Friday this year?

The best part of saying goodbye to the Halloween candy: those Black Friday sales right around the corner. But, now that you’re thinking about it, when is Black Friday this year? First, before you even think about the crushes of sale-crazed shoppers, we need to remind you that another amazing...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:13am

This online grocery store sells everything for $3 — and there’s no catch!

For once, the internet isn’t obsessing out over a crazy epic online Cyber Monday deal. Or crazy-good Amazon Prime day deal. In fact, the collective interwebz is not even freaking out over an amazing hotel sale. This time, it’s about your ability to buy groceries online. Yes, really....

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:12pm

Target is ending its Cartwheel Perks and some people are a little upset

Target recently announced it is ending its Cartwheel Perks loyalty program. The company made the announcement and sent an email to its members on Wednesday. The email read: "Our perks pilot is winding down. Your participation and feedback has meant the world to us!" The email reminded...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 5:40pm

Amazon Prime Wardrobe lets you try on clothes at home before you buy them

Amazon has introduced Prime Wardrobe — a new service for Amazon Prime members that lets you try on clothes at home before purchasing them. When you're shopping in the Amazon Fashion section, select at least three items that are eligible for Prime Wardrobe and Amazon will ship them to you...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:39pm

Amazon opens first IRL bookstore in Manhattan, and it sounds like a giant Prime ad

Amazon, the online giant whose existence threatened brick-and-mortar bookstores, has opened a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Manhattan. But according to reviews, it seems more like a giant Amazon Prime ad than a cozy bookstore where page-lovers can chill with like-minded folk. "It seems to be...

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:31am

Where to get the perfect last-minute Mother's Day gifts in Boston

Hugs and phone calls are perfectly fine, but don't leave mama with empty hands on Mother's Day. If you're not the planning type, here's eight gifts available at Boston area stores that you can snag just in time to show up on mom's doorstep Sunday morning. 1. Seacoast Sweets...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 9:45am

7 Gifts for college graduates they'll actually appreciate

Gifts for college graduates can be hard pick out, so we did it for you. Take it from someone who is waiting to graduate, these seven gifts are perfect for a a new grad. From style to tech these gifts won't dissapoint, cost way less than tuition and will also go a long way toward your graduates...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 11:30am

What should you get your mom for Mother's day?

What should you get your mom for Mother's Day? Moms deserve the world, but since we can't give them that personalized wine glasses, flowers, jewelry, coloring books, travel gear and more will have to do. We found the top seven gifts to get your mom for Mother's Day this year, so you don...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 11:36am

PHOTOS: Shop with a Purpose

Last Thursday night, Nick Bayer (CEO of Saxbys), Nik Stauskas (shooting guard for the 76ers), Douglas Green (managing principal of MSC Retail) and Jacques Panis (president of Shinola) hosted Shop with a Purpose. The event featured Shinola handmade products made here in the United States that were...

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:55pm

When do NYC flea markets open?

Spring is here and it's the best time of year to get out and enjoy everything New York City has to offer. Since everyone loves a good deal, it's also the best time to find out when flea markets open this season and where you can find them. Aside from enjoying the spring breeze during boozy...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 11:34am