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Name-Your-Own-Price Sites Offer Consumers ‘Thrill Of The Hunt’

More and more websites are allowing consumers to haggle for discounts and deals.


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19 Most Popular Auto Insurance Discounts

When was the last time that you shopped around for auto insurance?


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Shoppers Hunt For Valentine’s Day Deals In LA’s Flower District

Vendors in downtown Los Angeles were hoping for a last-minute surge in floral sales this Valentine’s Day.

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Haggling 101: How To Negotiate With Big Retailers

An expert is offering consumers advice on how to get discounted prices at big-name stores.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2014

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Personal Shopper To The Stars Shares Secret To Sample Sales

Designers with factories in Los Angeles are a hidden source for deals, where shoppers can find their favorite high-end brands for a fraction of the price.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2013

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Target Introduces New App Offering Coupons Only Redeemable In Stores

Target is teaming up with Facebook to introduce a new app that aims to get more shoppers back inside its stores. The Cartwheel app features savings that can only be redeemed in stores.


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Bargain-Hunting Parents In Luck This Weekend As 3-Day Sale Comes To Town

Families and moms lined up early on Friday for a special 3-day sale that is being called a paradise for parents on a budget.


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Divine Design Kicks Off With Star-Studded Fundraiser To Benefit Project Angel Food

Divine Design — a five-day extravaganza — was established 21 years ago as a charity fundraiser to help Project Angel Food.



Some Restaurants Offering Discounts Based On Time And Day Of Reservation

Discounted prices at restaurants have long been the result of coupons, magazine cuttings or even a friendly chef — but now you might be able to receive a discount just because of the time and day you make a reservation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2012

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Are Those High Gas Prices Ever Going To Come Down?

Gas prices go up. Consumer frustration also goes up. What goes up, must come down. But in the meantime, consumers try to cope.


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Metro Promotion Offers Discounts At Local Businesses For ‘Carmageddon 2’

More than 300 businesses across Los Angeles are offering discounts at their stores during this weekend’s 405 freeway closure.

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Save On Summer Vacation With Tips From ‘The Travel Mom’

We are a week away from Memorial Day Weekend which marks the start of the summer travel season! Emily Kaufman, “The Travel Mom” stopped by KCAL9 Friday to share some ideas for making your travel dollar stretch.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/18/2012

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‘Mega Monday’ Sales Add Sizzle For Retailers

It’s “Mega-Monday,” and retailers expect the day after Christmas to be one of busiest shopping days of the year.

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Businesses Offering Veterans Day Deals This Weekend

Currently enlisted military personnel and veterans will be able to take advantage of big savings this weekend in honor of veterans day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/10/2011

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Amtrak To Offer Half-Price Fares At Some Stations This Weekend

Amtrak plans to offer half-price fares this weekend to passengers traveling between Union Station in downtown and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, giving travelers another option during the upcoming closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway.