They’re making a list and checking it twice — the retailers that say the inclusive “Happy Holidays” are naughty …And that’s where you should shop.
Readers are instructed to purchase items from an accompanying slideshow (sample item: “Mugler cotton pullover with safety pins, $569”).
Do you feel the need to toot your own horn?
Elissa Strauss says some of her earliest memories involve going to Loehmann’s to shop with her mom. With the store’s closing, what will fill the void for the next generation?
The closing of Loehmann’s, the grandmother of discount clothing emporia, shouldn’t come as a surprise. It represents a larger story of how shopping has been changed permanently.
When Aimee Brittain’s team hits the stores in a commando-like fashion on Thanksgiving night in search of Black Friday deals, they’ll stand out from the crowd in their matching bright blue shirts. They’ll scatter when they hit the store, and the shirts will help them see each other quickly.
Some years ago, Israel Segal, a writer and journalist who was brought up Orthodox and became secular, summed up what he described as a secular defeat.
The U.S. shopping frenzy known as “Black Friday” kicked off at a more civilized hour, with shoppers welcoming decisions by retailers such as Target Corp and Toys R Us Inc to move their openings to Thursday night.
The number one point of conflict in most marriages is money, so much so that six out of 10 people who get divorced and enter a new relationship choose not to combine finances the second time around. And a new study by a leading coupon code Web site reveals what might be a contributing factor to this trend: women who hide purchases from significant others.
Every year just before Rosh Hashanah, my mother and I engage in a ritual attempt to approximate my grandmother’s gefilte fish recipe. The recipe itself is an approximation. She cobbled it together from other Holocaust survivors, and perhaps gleaned a few tips from women in a displaced persons’ camp, perhaps remembering bits from what her own mother made do with in her Polish shtetl kitchen. It goes something like this: one-third buffalo carp, one-third pike, one-third whitefish. Naturally, I can’t divulge the whole thing.