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Smarter shoppers may be the death of haggling

The Internet and shopping comparison apps are making shoppers smarter and more empowered than ever, which may make haggling a thing of the past.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 04:43am EDT

Tags: haggling, J. C. Penney

How to haggle down the price of everyday items

The first rule of thumb for a haggler is to be firm. If shoppers see an item go on sale within 10 days of buying it full price, ask for the difference.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 04:30am EST

Tags: retail, The Nature Conservancy, bob kur, haggling

Cash registers whirring as economy slowly revives

Some Frederick merchants are seeing an increase in foot traffic into their businesses, but they also worry that increasing gas prices could limit or stop any sign of recovery.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: retail, Frederick

Move over, Black Friday: Presidents Day is hot to shop

The long weekend is fast-becoming a highlight for shoppers, as retailers offer deep discounts rivaling deals on Black Friday. The holiday honoring the nation's commanders in chief is now second only to Labor Day in sales.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 08:57am EST

Tags: Presidents Day, retail, Nordstrom, Gen. James F. Amos, The Holocaust, Macy

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