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Shopping & Retail

Big box stores targeted in California Shopping & Retail September 13, 2011
Big box stores are in the crosshairs in one state thanks to new legislation that would effectively outlaw the free…
Secrets Behind Outlet Shopping: Revealed
Secrets Behind Outlet Shopping: Revealed Shopping & Retail September 13, 2011
Do you like outlet shopping? What you think is a deal may be no deal at all because of a…
Secrets Behind Outlet Shopping: Revealed
Retailers expect a strong Christmas Shopping & Retail September 12, 2011
CLARKONOMICS: Retailers are expecting a strong Christmas, which signals that the early deals we've become accustomed to in years past…
Secrets Behind Outlet Shopping: Revealed
Costco CEO’s legacy a testimony to ethical capitalism Shopping & Retail September 12, 2011
A quiet fixture of American capitalism will step down from his role as CEO of one of my favorite companies…
Secrets Behind Outlet Shopping: Revealed
Amazon testing convenience store delivery Shopping & Retail September 12, 2011
Next time you're at the convenience store, go grab some potato chips, a soda and.your Amazon delivery?! I want to…
Aldi and extreme couponing reshape the grocery field
Aldi and extreme couponing reshape the grocery field Shopping & Retail September 8, 2011
Saving money on groceries is both easier and more difficult than it's ever been before, thanks to the popularity of…
Mini-Walmarts Coming To Cities
Mini-Walmarts Coming To Cities Shopping & Retail September 7, 2011
City dwellers, rejoice…or despair, depending on your perspective! Wal-Mart is experimenting with mini-stores in urban areas that combine the convenience…
Best Deals at Dollar Stores
Best Deals at Dollar Stores Shopping & Retail September 6, 2011
Looking to stretch that dollar further? A new tally names the best screaming deals at dollar stores.
Got Unused Daily Deal Coupons? Sell ’em!
Got Unused Daily Deal Coupons? Sell ’em! Shopping & Retail September 1, 2011
Buying daily deals from Groupon or other sites can save you a lot of money...if you remember to use the…
Watch merchandise at register to make sure sale price rings up
Watch merchandise at register to make sure sale price rings up Shopping & Retail August 29, 2011
Are you watching as your merchandise gets rung up at the register? One major drugstore chain recently had to pay…
Watch merchandise at register to make sure sale price rings up
Federal tax credit for some energy-efficient home improvements Homes & Real Estate August 29, 2011
Energy efficient home improvements made to your primary residence could reduce your tax liability thanks to an extension of a…
Find local deals happening NOW
Find local deals happening NOW Shopping & Retail August 29, 2011
The granddaddy of mobile coupon sites has a new service that shows local discounts that are valid for a few…
Find local deals happening NOW
Clark Howard’s Featured Videos Clark on Demand August 26, 2011
Find local deals happening NOW
Pay by credit card for any future deliverables Money & Credit August 24, 2011
With all the credit card bashing, much of it very justified, there are several circumstances when plastic trumps cash, check,…
Banks and retailers are snooping on you
Banks and retailers are snooping on you Shopping & Retail August 18, 2011
Your bank might be snooping on your purchases and selling that info to retailers. Clark talks about both the downside…
Banks and retailers are snooping on you
Clark’s 17-cent razor meets its match Shopping & Retail August 17, 2011
I recently read on MSNBC about a company that's developed a new razor that's such a deal. I just have…
Major retailer champions food safety
Major retailer champions food safety Shopping & Retail August 16, 2011
With absolutely no fanfare, one major retailer has put food safety standards in place designed to minimize deadly E. coli…
Major retailer champions food safety
Beef, pork prices poised to go down Shopping & Retail August 11, 2011
CLARKONOMICS: We've seen report after report about food going up in price. But I have good news to report: The…
The best deals at dollar stores
The best deals at dollar stores Deals & Savings August 4, 2011
MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: I saw a cute item on Yahoo! News recently about the best screaming deals at dollar stores. Unfortunately,…
Watt to Lumen Conversion Chart
Watt to Lumen Conversion Chart Homes & Real Estate August 3, 2011
You used to look at "watts" to determine the brightness of a light bulb. But we're switching to "lumens" starting…
Watt to Lumen Conversion Chart
Wal-Mart tries mini-stores in three markets Shopping & Retail July 28, 2011
Wal-Mart is experimenting with mini-stores in three markets that combine the convenience of a corner drug store with the price…
Get the best price on electronics
Get the best price on electronics Shopping & Retail July 27, 2011
When buying electronics, are you really getting the best deal? Clark shares a new site that tracks prices and lets…
New site helps you analyze electronics prices
New site helps you analyze electronics prices Shopping & Retail July 21, 2011
As you look around the web for electronics, how can you be sure that screaming deal is really a deal?…
New site helps you analyze electronics prices
Lightbulbs: Watt-to-Lumen Conversion Chart Mobile & Electronics July 20, 2011
We all know how much light a 60-watt bulb will produce. But the brightness of new CFL and LED lightbulbs…
Was that consumer item really “Made in America?”
Was that consumer item really “Made in America?” Shopping & Retail July 20, 2011
It feels good to purchase an item with the "Made in the USA" label! But things may not always be…
Target’s cash-back credit offer
Target’s cash-back credit offer Shopping & Retail July 15, 2011
MONEY SAVING MOMENT: In violation of a key rule on The Clark Howard Show, Target has an offer of credit…
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back Money & Credit July 15, 2011
Pre-approved credit card offers are back for those with good credit, and many of these have been for reward cards.…
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back
Rising ice cream prices force Clark to break his rule Shopping & Retail June 28, 2011
For as far back as I can remember, I have been thrifty. Some would say "cheap," and I have no…
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back
Sam’s Club launches premium private label Shopping & Retail June 21, 2011
Sam's Club, long considered the red-headed stepchild of the warehouse club industry, is stepping up its game against competitors by…
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back
Home Depot takes hands-on approach to customer service Protect Your Rights & Identity June 20, 2011
Home Depot is looking to reclaim its lost legacy of customer service by implementing a new handheld device that lets…
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