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When the 'Daily Deal' Is No Deal at All

Everyone loves to save money, and group-buying websites like Groupon and LivingSocial make it seem so easy. But they also make it easy -- and very tempting -- to buy more than you need, things that you don't, and coupons you'll never redeem. But you can tame your group-buying habit.

Bargain Wedding Tips: Say 'Less' to the Dress

With the average cost of a wedding topping $20,000, shaving off a few thousand bucks on the dress could translate into a nicer reception, more guests or a longer honeymoon. So if you're hunting for the perfect wedding gown, consider these tips for getting it at the perfect price.

Dollar General to Hire 6,000 for 2011 Expansion

Dollar General announced Monday morning that its 2011 expansion plan to open 625 new stores will allow it to hire 6,000 workers this year. The discount retailer plans to add stores in markets across its existing 35-state operating area, as well as in three new states: Connecticut, Nevada and New Hampshire.

How Dollar Stores Are Eating Walmart's Lunch

Thrifty shoppers looking for low prices on basics are frequently passing up the big boxes of Walmart for the tighter aisles of their local dollar stores, which have replaced no-name products with nationally known brands and revamped their interiors to lure in a new crop of customers.

Face-Off on Stocks: Costco, BJ's, Wal-Mart

Retail stocks tend to rise ahead of other sectors in the early stages of an economic recovery, and so far, following a familiar pattern, both up-market and discount chains have benefited at the expense of middle-market players. So is this the time to buy stock in wholesale clubs?

Dollar Tree Reports Second Quarter Earnings of 61 Cents Per Share

Retailer Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) reported second quarter earnings of 61 cents per diluted share, up from 42 cents per share in the second quarter of 2009. Consolidated net sales were $1.38 billion, a 12.7% increase from the year-ago quarter, the company said in a statement. Comparable store sales rose 6.7%.

Juicy Couture coupon offers 20% off

No idea if this coupon will fall flat on its face, but here goes. Get 20% off your purchase of regular-priced merchandise at Juicy Couture now...

Borders coupons for 33% to 50% off

Here are three new Borders coupons for 33% to 50% off. Get 33% off the list price of any one item in stores today through Thursday, July 15, 2010...

June Retail Sales Forecast to Rise With the Mercury

The East Coast heat wave is warming up more than sidewalks: It's also helping retailers shake up sales. Merchants are expected to report healthy numbers when they post their June sales figures Thursday, and several could update their second-quarter guidance as a result.

Family Dollar Stores Quarterly Profit Jumps 19%

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) said profit in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 rose 19% from a year earlier. Net income was $104.4 million, or 77 cents per diluted share, for the quarter. Sales for the quarter gained 8.4% to $1.997 billion, with comparable store sales rising 7%, the company said in a statement. The value of the average transaction at the company%u2019s stores was flat.

Borders coupon for 33% off

Get 33% off the list price of any one item at Borders now through Thursday, June 24, 2010. Print the Borders coupon here. Online use coupon code...

Retailers: More Customers Using Food Stamps

Retailers are adjusting to an increasing number of customers buying food with food stamps. Some stores have had to change they way to do business to accommodate shoppers on food stamps, who flood the stores on the first day of the month, when the benefits arrive.