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Undercover officers deployed in Tysons Corner to curtail uptick in crime

It's a program that has netted arrests and returned merchandise valued in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Now, as another holiday shopping season begins, Fairfax County is deploying its undercover team into the malls.

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 04:48am EST

Tags: Tysons Corner, holiday shopping, Megan Cloherty

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Target apologizes, offers discount to customers

Target has issued an apology to the nearly 40 million people who were victims of the second-biggest credit card breach in U.S. history.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 06:13pm EST

Tags: Target, data breach, holiday shopping, personal finances

How to haggle for a discount this holiday season

This holiday season, more and more stores are ready to give shoppers a discount.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 04:28am EST

Tags: michelle basch, holiday shopping, haggle, Christmas, deals

Hate crowds? These are the best days to go holiday shopping

If you're planning to do all your shopping in one fell swoop, you might be better off going on one of these days that Kiplinger says are the best days for crowd-free holiday shopping.

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 08:55am EST

Tags: holiday shopping, kiplinger, Christmas

Guide: Where to shop local this holiday season

With the onset of holiday shopping upon us, some shoppers are looking for alternatives to visiting big outlets and other major chains. Local markets are the perfect option.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 07:53am EST

Tags: holiday shopping, markets, crafts, DC Brau, Think Local First DC, Rachel Nania, alicia lozano

Montgomery Co. officials urge caution in parking lots this holiday season

Last year, 18 percent of pedestrian collisions in parking lots and garages caused severe injuries. And this holiday season, Montgomery County officials are reminding shoppers to be aware and slow down.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 07:43pm EST

Tags: pedestrian crash, pedestrian safety, holiday shopping, Ike Leggett

Nervous retailers extending Black Friday deals (Video)

From store decorations to door buster deals, the nation's retailers are getting a big head start on Black Friday.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 06:33am EST

Tags: black friday, Thanksgiving Day, holiday shopping, deals, Marketwatch, Joan Jones, shopping, retail

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Spend less time hunting for parking this holiday

Hover and circle less as you hit the mall this weekend for your last round of Christmas shopping with these tips for faster parking.

Saturday - 12/22/2012, 09:06am EST

Tags: shopping, parking, holiday shopping, traffic, max smith

Four-legged family members receive holiday gifts, too

Holiday shoppers are not just buying for friends, family and co-workers. It turns out they're also shopping for their four-legged family members.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 07:36am EST

Tags: del walters, pets, holiday shopping

The best local shops for holiday gift hunting

WTOP scoped out several local stores with promising gift options - from jewelry, books, puzzles to clothing - that are guaranteed to please a loved one or friend. Beside receiving an earnest "thank you" from the recipient, you'll support the local business community in the shopping process.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 04:11pm EST

Tags: holiday gift ideas, holiday shopping, megan gygax

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