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J.C. Penney Says 'No Sale': Cuts All Prices, All the Time

J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40% so shoppers will no longer have to wait for a sale to get its lowest prices. The move is intended to take the guesswork out of shopping by offering customers fewer sales and more predictable pricing.

A New Deal: Could PayPal Out-Coupon Groupon?

There's a new daily deals player, and it's a company that's near and dear to your virtual pocketbook. And if you think the online coupons sector is too saturated for a fresh entry to make a dent, you're ignoring a few important things about PayPal.

Black Friday on Wheels: 2011's 5 Best Car Deals

The day after Thanksgiving isn't just the best time to land deals on TVs and blu-ray players: It's also the best savings day of the year for cars. Price cuts will be everywhere as dealerships try to compete with the malls and big box stores, but we've got the five vehicles that will have the biggest discounts.

New Site Lets Shoppers Name Their Own Deals

Popular daily-deal sites, such as Groupon and LivingSocial, work with businesses to offer group discounts for shoppers. New site oBaz, which launches Tuesday, wants to reverse the model by enabling shoppers to ask for what they want.

A New Way to Save: Extreme Gift Carding

If you're looking for a simple way to save on everyday purchases, consider an option you may have only looked at when shopping for others: gift cards. Many retailers and websites offer them at a discount, which translates into instant savings when you redeem them. And there are other saving tricks too ...

Can This Man Put a Shine Back on J.C. Penney?

Ron Johnson, the man credited with the success of the Apple Store, is about to move downmarket to take over as CEO of J.C. Penney. The buzz from Wall Street has been nothing but positive, but can the executive live up to the hype and reinvent the retailer's dated brand?

Expedia's Game Plan for India's Travel Market

Online travel portal Expedia began doing business in India almost two years ago, and is now scaling up operations there. By forming partnerships with local suppliers, Expedia hopes to jump to fourth place in the market in less than a year. Here's how it plans to go about it.

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...