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Elise Ariel, a 37-year-old legal assistant, shopped recently at Century 21 in Manhattan. “How do I feel about sales? Like a moth to a flame,” she said.

The thrill of the hunt for discount prices

Nov 18, 2014
Why don’t aggregators compare prices of retail items like clothing? Because neither retailers nor shoppers really want them to.
Posted In: discounts, aggregation, data, sales

Why I don't need a senior discount

Feb 15, 2013
Senior citizens get to purchase a host of goods and services at prices 10-20 percent lower than their under-5o counterparts. But commentator Lorie Eber says it's time for senior citizens give up their discounts.
Posted In: baby boomers, senior citizens, elderly, discounts

Gift cards give retailers a boost

Aug 21, 2012
Retailers make money by selling gift cards to be redeemed at other stores.
Posted In: gift cards, discounts

Overdoing the discounts

Dec 23, 2011
Who doesn't love a discount? Commentator Kristina Wong has benefited from group discounts on everything from meals to shoes to massages. But even she has a limit.
Posted In: groupon, spending, discounts