Holiday Shopping

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Retailers Offering Big Discounts To Lure last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

The race is on for last minute holiday gifts!

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2011


‘Operation Holiday Hoax’ Helps Feds Seize Over $4M In Counterfeit Goods In LA-Area

Federal authorities say they have seized more than $4 million in phony merchandise in the Los Angeles area during this holiday season.


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Handmade Holiday Gifts in Orange County

The holidays are commercial enough, right? Why not add some personal style, charm and heart to spark up your gifts this year? Pure Light is the place; handmade candles are the goods. Plan a date […]

CBS Los Angeles–12/14/2011

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Self-Gifting Surges This Holiday Season

Guilty pleasure? Or just desserts? Experts say the tough economy is prompting shoppers to gift themselves this holiday season.


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Protect Your Wallet This Holiday With Tips From ‘The Pickpocket King’

Bob Arno is the star of his upcoming National Geographic Channel December 2nd GLOBAL PREMIERE documentary “Pickpocket King.” He visited the KCAL 9 studios Wednesday to talk about shopping safety.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/30/2011

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Mom And Pop Shops Hope For Big Profits On Small Business Saturday

Small business owners Saturday, hoping to reel in holiday shoppers, promoted the second annual Small Business Saturday in Los Angeles and 14 other U.S. cities.


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‘Black Friday’ Sales Starting Earlier This Year

For years retailers have offered tremendous deals on black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving — but there is a new trend underway to lure customers into stores even earlier.


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Stores Offering Price-Matching Guarantees For The Holidays

We have learned that many big stores like Walmart, Target, Sears, Staples and Bed Bath & Beyond are offering price-match guarantees this holiday season.


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Late Christmas Eve Hours For Last-Minute Shoppers

Shoppers in a mad dash to finish buying Christmas presents for their loved ones can look to a few stores that will keep the lights on a little later.


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Holiday Shoppers Eager To Get Back Into Malls After Week Of Rain

After nearly a week straight of heavy rain, Christmas shoppers are back at the malls with just two days to go till deadline.


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Need A Holiday Gift, Fast? Expert Offers Last-Minute Gift Ideas

It’s Christmas Eve and you find you have unexpected guests or left someone off your shopping list? Etiquette expert Elaine Swann visited KCAL 9 News with tips on how to pick the perfect last-minute Christmas gifts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2010

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LAPD Reminds Shoppers To ‘Lock It, Hide It, Keep It’

With Thanksgiving Day just days away and Black Friday approaching quickly, Los Angeles police want the public to remember to keep their purchases and their cars safe while shopping.




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