Shopping

Target
WBBM Newsradio/Jim Gudas
June 15, 2019 - 1:56 pm
As if weekend Target trips aren't rough enough, headaches hit the mega-retailer and shoppers alike after cash registers crashed for hours Saturday, creating long lines and testing everyone's patience.
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FILE- In this May 18, 2006, file photo a worker puts the finishing touches on a sign unveiling the company's new look at a Payless Shoesource store at a mall in Independence, Mo. Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is shuttering its remaining stores in North America. The filing on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, came a day after the shoe chain began holding going-out-of-business sales at its North American stores. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
February 20, 2019 - 7:37 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The failing Payless ShoeSource chain will honor gift cards and store credit until March 11 as the company liquidates all operations. The Topeka, Kansas, company, which filed for bankruptcy protection this week, will allow returns and exchanges of non-final sale items through the...
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January 18, 2019 - 11:00 am
Here's how to maximize sales and plan your shopping for 2019. We listed the best products to buy each month, plus the holidays when you'll find major sales — and a bonus: the national days when you can score free stuff.
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December 03, 2018 - 7:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The typewriter Hugh Hefner used in college was the top-selling item at an auction of the Playboy magazine founder's possessions. Julien's Auctions says the Underwood Standard portable typewriter sold for $162,500. His complete set of Playboy magazines sold for $76,800, and a gold...
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Walmart sales-floor checkout
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
November 22, 2018 - 4:01 pm
Retailers will once again offer big deals and early hours to lure shoppers into their stores for the start of the holiday season. But they'll also try to get shoppers out of their stores faster than ever by minimizing the thing they hate most: long lines.
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Christie's Auction House
November 15, 2018 - 8:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by the British artist David Hockney has fetched $90.3 million at Christie's on Thursday night, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction. Among his famous "pool paintings," ''Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" is considered one...
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