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  • San Luis Obispo Target opens at Midnight to mob of shoppers

    November 25, 2011 12:56 PM

    The official start to the holiday shopping season is underway. A record number of shoppers were expecting to take advantage of Black Friday this year. Target in San Luis Obispo opened at midnight to a mob of die-hard Black Friday bargain hunters. Many people waited all year... more »
  • Shoppers rush to pick up last minute gifts

    December 24, 2010 2:36 AM

    Tomorrow night, Santa heads into the skies but tonight local shoppers were grabbing up some last minute buys. Nationwide, the last minute rush caps off the best year since 2007 and possibly ever. Both locally-owned and big box stores hope to finish strongly tomorrow. It's an annual tradition some... more »
  • Local costume shop could close

    October 15, 2010 9:53 PM

    After 25 years of serving the Central Coast, Costume Capers costume shop in San Luis Obispo says it could be closing down by the end of the year. The economy and larger chains have been making for some tough competition. It's a scary time of year for this halloween store... more »
  • Reusable bags becoming more popular

    April 6, 2010 9:54 PM

    More cities across America are taking up the fight against plastic shopping bags. The city of Santa Barbara is one of them. It's currently considering a 25-cent tax on plastic bags. City leaders say it's not only environmentally friendly, but would raise millions of dollars in added revenue. The... more »
  • Sweeping credit card changes take effect Monday

    February 19, 2010 6:03 PM

    New credit card laws will take effect Monday designed to help consumers from getting into deeper debt. Card issuers can only increase interest rates for a limited number of reasons and must give at least 45 days notice. Young people must be at least 21-years-old to get a credit card... more »
  • Holiday shoppers hit the stores for last minute gifts

    December 21, 2009 4:37 PM

    Holiday shoppers are out in droves picking up last minute items for the people on their lists. Retailers say it's been a busy shopping season, with customers opting for less expensive gifts. One shopper in San Luis Obispo says, "I don't have much money but I wanted to get people... more »
  • Santa Maria mall attracts new businesses

    December 15, 2009 6:49 PM

    The Santa Maria Town Center is seeing new life this holiday season. The mall has added 13 new retailers under its roof. A spokesperson for the mall says they've been looking to attract more local merchants to create a sense of community. With the down economy, national retailers have also... more »
  • Prime Outlets Pismo Beach to get new owner

    December 8, 2009 11:14 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Outlet mall developer Simon Property Group Inc. says it will buy the outlet shopping centers owned by Prime Outlets Acquisition Co. and other properties, including Prime Outlets Pismo Beach. The $2.3 billion deal includes assumption of Prime Outlets' debt and preferred stock. Prime Outlets owns,... more »
  • Retailers stay open to catch Thanksgiving early birds

    November 26, 2009 9:35 PM

    This isn't your ordinary camping trip. These young shoppers decided to spend their Thanskgiving Day, waiting in front of Best Buy early. . .20 hours early. "We got here at 9 o'clock this morning. . .Our family has Thanksgiving on wednesday, so we can come out here and get... more »
  • Consumer group to release Trouble in Toyland report today

    November 24, 2009 7:51 AM

    If you're shopping for toys, one consumer group warns there could be trouble in toyland. Holiday gift-buying is here and the public interest research group says dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America's store shelves. The group releases its 24th annual "Trouble in Toyland" report... more »

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