Add Kurt Vonnegut’s reasons to the pile of why you take the extra time and energy and money to support your local retailer.
I’ve been an Amazon user for about 15 years, and an addict since we became Prime members about three years ago. It’s been surprisingly easy to kick the habit.
I asked some friends what their favorites gifts at college have been, or what gifts they’d love to get this Christmas. Here are some recommendations.
The fliers are still arriving in the mail and the festive doorbuster commercials are rolling, but Black Friday this year just isn’t the same.
Those kitschy fabric totes that have become so popular for carrying groceries and other goods are suddenly disease vectors, spreading germs just when we need that the least.
If Forever 21’s bankruptcy signals an end to fast fashion styles and shoddily manufactured trend pieces, then the closing of 350 stores worldwide will be worth it.
While Amazon provides convenience and the mall, superstores, and specialty shops offer a plethora of other options, online museum gift catalogs offer the hidden pearls of the season.
Try searching for anything with the word ‘gun’ in it on Google Shopping, and you’ll get no results. Search for pipe bomb ingredients, though, and bingo.
Retailers, who in their defense are in the business of making a buck, never seem more vapid, greedy, and ridiculous than when they are stringing up lights while the leaves are still changing.
Ironically, the companies that increasingly draw us to virtual realities are reinventing physical space, as well.
Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is bigger than any meal delivery kit service: it’s a sign that the entire grocery industry is the next the Seattle behemoth is looking to conquer.
When the popularity of the well-made and comfortable mommy-gear exploded in early 2016, the company took on thousands of additional consultants and cheapened product quality.
Here’s what I learned from my mom, the garage sale queen. She knows how to find beauty in things that others no longer want.
The medium-sized and generic, forgettable malls are going the way of the dinosaur, just like the Main Street, family-owned stores those same malls once put out of business.
I’m glad for those who enjoy online parties, and use them to buy or sell products, or to have some fun. But you can count me out.
Certain practices need to be eliminated or adjusted as soon as possible for the good of the entire grocery-shopping population. Here are just five.
The good news is we professional moms don’t have to shuck out a large chunk of our pay just to meet dress code for 40 weeks.
When I heard about the online personal shopping service Stitch Fix, I thought I’d give it a whirl.
These easy suggestions can have you embracing spring and looking fabulous in no time.
I don’t understand why our culture seems to view it as such a negative thing to integrate children into our everyday lives.
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