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Target, a chain that's popular because "upscale discount store" is apparently not an oxymoron, is a big seller of Hampton Creek's vegan food products, including... [Read More]
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There are many to blame for the demise of malls, but there's one important factor that's easy to fforget: There are just too dang many... [Read More]
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Imagine you get a delivery to your house that you weren't expecting. Not only is it something you didn't order, but it's a very expensive... [Read More]
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Sears Holdings Corporation, parent company of Sears and Kmart, has recently been on a store-closing spree, seeking to lower its expenses to escape a looming... [Read More]
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Retailers are spending less on loss prevention, and maybe that's not such a good idea. In 2016, the rate of "shrinkage," or inventory that goes... [Read More]
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What do granola, protein bars, hummus, and trail mix have in common? Other than being healthy and delicious snacks, they're also items that have been... [Read More]
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The same factors hurting department stores and Sears stores in particular are affecting retailers north of the Canadian border as well: Today Sears Canada announced... [Read More]
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Just because a toy is popular, that doesn't mean it can't cause kids serious harm. That's the warning that the safety advocates of World Against... [Read More]
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Amazon already has an interest in cutting down on third-party sellers who offer counterfeit or knock-off products, but one way for a brand to really... [Read More]
Lots of people and cities made terrible decisions in the '70s. It was an era of traffic circles and jughandle exits, and a general "just... [Read More]
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In Texas, there's a real-life cop who moonlights as a superhero. While off-duty, he dresses as characters including Batman, Iron Man, and the Incredible Hulk,... [Read More]
Do you bother to ask for a receipt when you donate your old stuff to Goodwill? If not, you might start after reading what happened... [Read More]
The Federal Trade Commission's Funeral Rule exists to make sure that funeral homes don't charge their customers extra if they choose to get some of... [Read More]
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Years of very precise breeding means that modern poultry grow to massive sizes very quickly -- sometimes in a matter of weeks. While this results... [Read More]
Tesla's fancy electric vehicles have been criticized by some car lovers for not having the beloved "purr" of an internal combustion engine. But there is... [Read More]
On Friday, Amazon announced that it would be acquiring Whole Foods, an upscale grocery chain with stores across the country. Once that deal is complete... [Read More]
Buckle is a denim-centric clothing store that sells "medium to better–priced" clothes for men and women. It may not be a household name, but there's... [Read More]
Here are nine of the best photos that readers added to the Consumerist Flickr Pool in the last week, picked for usability in a Consumerist... [Read More]
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