Shopping

What do Shopping and Sex Have In Common?

Hi! My name is Kelly and I may be a shopaholic. Wait, I think I once was a shopaholic, but have found a way to control my shopping addiction. If I have a stressful day, just going to Target or walking around the mall and touching and smelling all the merchandise calms my nerves. Odd right? Not so...
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8 Ways You're Annoying Retail Workers

If you've ever worked in retail you know it can be a challenge. You spend long hours on your feet and the folding, cleaning, straightening cycle never seems to end. I worked in retail as a salesperson for an Apple store in New Jersey in 2004-2005. It was when the iPod really was huge and everyone...
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The Simpsons Predicted the Fall of Toys "R" Us in 2004

The Simpsons is the longest-running American sitcom, American animated series, and American scripted primetime television series. This cartoon show has smashed record after record and still continues to thrive as it quickly approaches the thirty-year mark. I remember when it first came out and I...
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Toys "R" Us Closing All Us Stores

The end is near for Toys "R" Us , but I think we all saw this news coming. Last year they announced they were closing a number of stores across the country and again announced more closings last month. As a kid, I remember going into Toys "R" Us to pick out toys after I received really good grades...
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Have You Ever Fog Shopped?

Online shopping makes life so much easier. You browse, find something you may need or just really want, and click order. Bam! It arrives on your doorstep in two days or so if you use Amazon Prime. But the issue with online shopping is that some people are partaking in drinking and making purchases...
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How Many Impulse Buys Do You Make a Year?

I get sucked in at quite a few stores. I go through the aisles and get what I need or what I found and bam, the checkout area gets me. Ever notice how retail stores put certain items in the area you need to wait until you check out? They don't put those items there just because. They know people...
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Is Amazon Planning to Buy Target?!?

I feel like I've said " Amazon is slowly taking over the World" a few times in 2017. And here we are on the 2nd day of 2018, and I am saying it again. Amazon continues to dominate and grow every single year. Last year, they bought out Whole Foods grocery stores and now there's a target on another...
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5 of the Worst Christmas Gifts to Give Someone

We are getting down to the wire to get your Christmas shopping done. It can be stressful finding the perfect gift for that hard to shop for person or someone who seems to have everything. I see that most people drop some hint or a bunch of clues about what they may want under their tree this year...
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Many Stores Will Stay Closed this Thanksgiving

For the last few years, there was a trend where retailers seemed to open earlier and earlier on Black Friday. Some opened so much earlier that their Black Friday sales began on Thanksgiving Thursday! For anyone who works in retail, this means less time with their families celebrating Thanksgiving...
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Is Black Friday Going Extinct?

Just in case you were wondering, there are 51more days until Black Friday and the holiday shopping madness. Well, technically, Black Friday now begins on Thanksgiving so there are 50 days left now. Black Friday/Thursday sales are great opportunities for people to get some amazing deals on...
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