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Best ways to ship your gifts this holiday season

You may want to hurry. Christmas will be here soon enough.

Sunday - 11/30/2014, 10:34am EST

Tags: Brennan Haselton,

Feds aim to help consumers with online shopping

The holiday shopping season is in high gear and apparently the federal government wants to be certain people know how to shop online without busting the family budget.

Sunday - 11/30/2014, 07:07am EST

Tags: Online Shopping Tips, Federal Trade Commission, dick uliano

VDOT rolls out holiday traffic signal timing

It's hard to imagine that holiday traffic around area shopping malls could be worse. But VDOT is working behind the scenes to make things a little better.

Saturday - 11/29/2014, 12:45pm EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, vdot, holiday traffic

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, Megan Cloherty


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, 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, 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: 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: 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, 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, deals, Marketwatch, Joan Jones, Shopping, retail

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