via Wkyc: It’s Halloween night and all through the street, creatures are stirring door to door for trick or treat. But inside some homes, some stores, on radio and tv, Christmas is already here. Is it too early? “When does Christmas season begin,” wonders shopper Charles Haase. “Each year, you notice, it keeps getting sooner. […]

via BlackDoctor: According to the Food and Agriculture Organization 1.3 billion tons of safe food gets lost or wasted every year. Preventing food waste saves money, is good for the environment and supports communities by providing donated food to those who might not have a steady food supply. You can take steps to make your […]

via NationalDayCalendar: Cyber Monday is observed annually on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Cyber Monday was developed as a way for Internet-based companies to have a way to compete with Black Friday, which is typically held by brick and mortar retail stores the Friday after Thanksgiving. In 2014, Cyber Monday online sales continued to trend upward with […]

via Wkyc: Here’s something to be thankful for: The average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner didn’t go up this year. In fact, it went down. For 10 people, the average cost is $49.12. That’s 75 cents less than last year. In Ohio, WKYC’s Danielle Serino was able to buy a dinner for less at some places — higher […]

via nationaldaycalendar: Are you ready for a fun day of some great bargain shopping?  Then today is the day because each year on August 17th, National Thrift Shop Day is observed across the United States. A thrift shop (also known as a thrift store, charity shop, hospice shop or resale shop) is a retail establishment typically run […]

via WKYC: If you’re looking to save a little as you shop for back-to-school supplies, make sure you set a reminder for this weekend. Ohio’s tax-free weekend starts Aug. 4 and runs through midnight Sunday. It’s the best time to score some items without the added sales tax. You can’t get everything free of tax, […]

If you were shopping at the Giant Eagle on West 117th Street in Cleveland on Monday evening, you might have noticed some familiar faces at the check-out line. Cavaliers stars Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye donned some aprons and hit the registers to help cashiers ring up and bag customers’ groceries. The best part? At […]

Black Friday is this week. Here are the store hours for some the largest malls and stores on Thanksgiving and the day after. MALL HOURS Beachwood Place: CLOSED Thanksgiving; 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 SouthPark Mall: 6 p.m.-midnight, Thanksgiving; 6 a.m.-9 p.m. on Black Friday Great Northern Mall: 6 p.m.-1a.m., Thanksgiving Day; […]

Dinner is over, the dishes are just about done, and many of you are planning to hit the stores. If you haven’t done so already, that is. WKYC Channel 3’s Hilary Golston spent Thanksgiving evening at the Toys R Us store in Parma. Many people told Hilary that the reason they came out so early […]

Just in time for the back-to-school push, Ohio residents will be able to purchase school supplies and other items sales tax-free. Thanks to Senate Bill 264, which designates the first weekend in August as a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school purchases, clothing items up to $75 each, and school supplies and instructional materials up to $20 […]

Ohio’s tax-free weekend kicks off Friday, which means every store in the state is going tax-free for many clothing and back-to-school items. “Take advantage of that. The tax savings happens one time all year,” said Better Business Bureau President Sue McConnell. Many people do take advantage of the Sales Tax Holiday. However, McConnell said too many people […]

With the rise of food prices, getting in a nutritious meal can be difficult. Fortunately for us and contrary to popular belief, cheap eats aren’t necessarily unhealthy or expensive. For starters, cut costs by eating more meals at home – preparing dishes with nutrient-rich foods like whole grains, vegetables, and beans. Next… 1. Buy whole […]