Tag Archive: shop

Jul 21 2012

Know the five shopping triggers

By Mary Hunt Don’t look now, but that man who just walked into the store behind you is not here to shop. He’s a shopping anthropologist. The store hired his employer to find out what makes you tick. Once they have this data, they’ll use it to improve their profit margins. He’s watching your every …

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Dec 21 2011

Have a safe and happy holiday

By AG Gregg Abbott   The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when busy people may become more vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. Be aware that criminals sometimes pose as couriers delivering gifts. Be careful about answering your door to strangers, and use a peephole …

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Dec 08 2011

Shop local

This holiday season, you have an opportunity to give a gift that will bring joy to friends and family, and at the same time, help the Texas economy. The secret is to GO TEXAN when you go shopping. With more than 2,000 Lone Star State businesses offering everything from Texas-made snacks and boots to native …

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Nov 03 2011

Budget now for holiday spending

By Jason Alderman It’s tough sticking to your budget any time of year, but the holiday season presents special challenges with so many unexpected expenses and temptations. If you sometimes fall prey to holiday overspending, you might want to look for year-round small spending cuts in other areas of your life that, when added together, …

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Aug 02 2011

Sales Tax Holiday looms

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says Texas families have a big opportunity to save money when they shop. The state’s annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 19-21. “On that weekend, shoppers will pay no state or local sales tax on many school supplies, school backpacks and most children’s and adults’ …

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