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Sales For Holiday Shopping Season Come Down To The Wire

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite an early start, sales data provided to The Associated Press show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season. 643 more words

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Beware of counterfeit alcohol this Christmas

Solihull Trading Standards would like to emphasise the dangers of consuming counterfeit alcohol. Derbyshire Trading Standards have recently raided an industrial unit and found approximately 20,000 empty bottles incorrectly marked with the Smirnoff brand ready for filling. 40 more words

An Ounce of Prevention

With the holidays rapidly approaching, many people find themselves busier than ever. Between shopping, parties, finishing up that last bit of work at the office and preparing to go on vacations, stress is at an all time high and so are colds and flu. 629 more words

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The KMOX Dollars and Sense Show with Dave Simons

On today’s show, Dave gives helpful financial advice.

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Toronto man convicted in credit card scheme ordered to pay back $1.5M

FARGO, N.D. – Prosecutors described a Toronto man’s massive credit card fraud scheme as high-tech bank robbery – stealing the identities of 38,000 people in order to bilk dozens of banks. 513 more words

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U.S. luxury retailers flocking north, but will Canadians spend?

TORONTO – With the arrival of Nordstrom north of the border in Calgary and Saks Fifth Avenue waiting in the wings, the U.S. department stores are joining an increasingly crowded field of players banking on Canadian fans of high-end goods to spread the love — and wealth — to their shops. 926 more words

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