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Dollar store vs. Drug store savings
Dollar store vs. Drug store savings Shopping & Retail May 14, 2012
Too often, you trade away savings for convenience when you shop at any of the big drugstore chains. But it…
Restaurant industry reflects economic growth
Restaurant industry reflects economic growth Food & Restaurants May 10, 2012
The restaurant industry is recovering. Clark explains why this is a surefire sign that the economy is on the mend.
Vacant commercial space finds new uses
Vacant commercial space finds new uses Shopping & Retail April 17, 2012
What are we as a country going to do with all the vacant commercial space in America that nobody wants…
Vacant commercial space finds new uses
New generation of vending machines coming Shopping & Retail April 9, 2012
Vending machines aren't just for snacks and soda anymore. The next generation of self-serve kiosks will fix you a truly…
New, incredible uses for vending machines
New, incredible uses for vending machines Shopping & Retail March 28, 2012
Vending machines aren't just for snacks and soda anymore. The next generation will fix you a truly gourmet coffee for…
A calorie-conscious candy bar?
A calorie-conscious candy bar? Shopping & Retail March 26, 2012
Is it possible to have both a sweet tooth and a slim waistline? One manufacturer thinks so, and is coming…
Clark’s take on “Survivalism”
Clark’s take on “Survivalism” Life March 16, 2012
If you're a "survivalist," are emergency food supplies and underground bunkers the answer to your worries? Here's Clark's take.
New ways to get groceries cheaper spreading across country
New ways to get groceries cheaper spreading across country Shopping & Retail March 15, 2012
The supermarket industry is going through the greatest change since right after WWII when suburbanization birthed the idea of today's…
Mars to reduce portion size of all candy to 250 calories
Mars to reduce portion size of all candy to 250 calories Shopping & Retail March 12, 2012
Is it possible to have both a sweet tooth and a slim waistline? One major candy maker thinks so and…
Men doing more of the household grocery shopping
Men doing more of the household grocery shopping Shopping & Retail March 8, 2012
Who does the shopping in your house? In my home, my wife gives me the grocery list and I do…
The true cost of getting coffee and lunch on the go
The true cost of getting coffee and lunch on the go Money & Credit February 24, 2012
I talk a lot on my show about big expenses like housing and cars. But how much do those little…
February 29th Sale Opportunities
February 29th Sale Opportunities Shopping & Retail February 24, 2012
Leap Year traditionally has meant elections, Summer Olympics...and now retailers want to make it synonymous with sales. Be on the…
February 29th Sale Opportunities
Top retailers named by American Customer Satisfaction Index Shopping & Retail February 22, 2012
Is there something in the water in Seattle that creates great customer service? Three retailers from the Pacific Northwest make…
Must you spend more to eat well?
Must you spend more to eat well? Shopping & Retail February 14, 2012
When you think of Walmart products, you tend to think about inexpensive appliances and household goods. You certainly don't think…
Must you spend more to eat well?
Store brands upping the quality and the price Shopping & Retail February 9, 2012
The market for private labels is evolving with different price points being introduced to capture more consumers. Why do people…
Salvage stores offer cheap food, but not for the faint of heart
Salvage stores offer cheap food, but not for the faint of heart Shopping & Retail January 12, 2012
The recession has been a real boon for supermarkets as more people having been buying store brands and eating at…
Clark’s store-brand challenge
Clark’s store-brand challenge Shopping & Retail January 9, 2012
If you want to save money on your grocery budget, you don't necessarily have to coupon or shop at a…
How Store Loyalty Programs Could Save Your Life
How Store Loyalty Programs Could Save Your Life Shopping & Retail December 23, 2011
If you've ever balked at disclosing your name and address to sign up for a store loyalty card, you're not…
The best days of the week to shop for bargains
The best days of the week to shop for bargains Shopping & Retail December 20, 2011
Timing is everything when it comes to finding a bargain. Here's a rundown of the deals you're likely to find…
Subway announces six-inch sub sandwiches for $2
Subway announces six-inch sub sandwiches for $2 Shopping & Retail December 1, 2011
If you like to eat out, the bargains just keep on coming. During the month of December, Subway is pricing…
Subway announces six-inch sub sandwiches for $2
Deals and discounts continue at restaurants Shopping & Retail November 25, 2011
The restaurant business is still having a tough time and you are the winner as a result. Chain restaurants have…
Something Fishy in the Fish Market
Something Fishy in the Fish Market Scams & Rip-Offs November 18, 2011
Food fraud in the fish market, in grocery stores and at restaurants, is more common than you think. Here's a…
Self-checkouts are losing favor at retailers
Self-checkouts are losing favor at retailers Shopping & Retail November 11, 2011
Self-service checkouts have fallen out of favor with both customers and grocers, according to a new study. A new study…
The Easiest Way To Save Big on Groceries
The Easiest Way To Save Big on Groceries Shopping & Retail November 11, 2011
Saving significant money on your next trip to get groceries can be easier than you think. And it has nothing…
It Can Pay To Spend Less When Dining
It Can Pay To Spend Less When Dining Shopping & Retail November 10, 2011
There's a belief among consumers that paying more gets you more. But that's not always true, especially when dining. Here's…
It Can Pay To Spend Less When Dining
Mini-desserts are all the rage in restaurants Shopping & Retail November 9, 2011
Mini-desserts are among the hot trends in restaurants at the moment, but moderation is still the key despite the Lilliputian…
It Can Pay To Spend Less When Dining
Food fraud hits the fishing industry Health November 8, 2011
When you buy fish at the grocery store, restaurant or fish market, how can you be sure you're getting what…
It Can Pay To Spend Less When Dining
Supermarkets forced to reinvent their look Shopping & Retail November 4, 2011
Grocery shopping is changing The way we shop is completely changing the way the supermarket you go to will look.…
Ask Clark: Post your questions about holiday shopping
Ask Clark: Post your questions about holiday shopping About Clark November 1, 2011
HLN's Clark Howard and Jennifer Westhoven want to hear YOUR questions about holiday shopping! Leave any questions you may have…
Why Pay More For Groceries?
Why Pay More For Groceries? Shopping & Retail November 1, 2011
One of the places you may be buying groceries is blowing your wallet to smithereens with high prices. Are you…