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Free Smartphone With That Suit? The Best Deals This Weekend

This weekend represents something of a lull in the holiday season. Black Friday is behind us, and any lingering Cyber Week sales are wrapping up. The remaining big shopping days won't come until later in December. Still, there are deals to be found this weekend. Here are a few.

J.Crew to Put Outlet Store Online to Attract Bargain-Hunters

J. Crew Group Inc. (JCG) plans to let customers buy its outlet-store clothing online starting next month, making it easier to get its low-cost clothes at a time when consumers are counting every penny. Clothing companies typically place outlet stores in out-of-the-way malls, forcing customers to drive long distances in search of a bargain. Now, J-Crew is hoping that it can tap this demand for bargains without undermining sales at its main stores.

J. Crew hearts Michelle Obama

For clothing company J. Crew, Christmas came early this year.

When Michelle Obama, wife of then candidate Barack Obama, sat down with Jay Leno...