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How To Celebrate With Free All Year For Your Birthday

When it comes to your birthday, why limit yourself to one day of celebrations? Every retail and fast-food chain under the sun seems to have a loyalty program these days, and one of the perks the good ones offer is a freebie or discount for your birthday. But rarely do they ever verify your birth...
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Public Shaming For Those Using Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags

Last week we shared with you a story on the amount of plastics we consume daily without even knowing it (and it's a lot). It's no surprise that many communities and governments are looking to reduce our use of plastic items; particularly single-use plastic items such as food containers, bags,...
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The End Of A Dollar-Priced Era As The Last Holdout Raises Prices

It's the end of an era for America's last dollar store says they are raising prices beyond the dollar mark that is the hallmark of their name. Dollar Tree announced it would be raising prices in response to rising trade tensions between the United States and China, despite a better-than-expected...
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Retail Stores Share Lists Of Customers With High Number Of Returns

Being on some list is a good thing, while it's bad on others. Americans return a whopping $260b worth of merchandise each year and some return more than others and that's has caused many retailers to crack down on their generous return policies with some serial returned baffled when their return is...
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Food Trends of 2019

The dawn of a new year means some changes to our grocery store shelves. New food trends mean new products and highlighted categories that reflect our ever-changing palates. 2019 might be known as the year of cauliflower. Beyond cauliflower rice and cauliflower pizza, you can find a whole new crop...
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New Sustainability Program Keeps Product Packaging The Responsibility Of The Manufacturer

The sustainability movement has finally become large enough for corporate America to take notice. It has well-known that packaging used in food, personal products and home goods is a garbage-producing mess. Although recycling programs are helpful, only around 9% of plastics are actually recycled...
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App Uses Your Location To Find Cheapest Food Items

Saving money on your grocery bill is a never-ending struggle, especially with growing kids! While stores constantly run sales on different items, keeping track of those sales can be confusing and time-consuming. Basket is an app that attempts to help you figure out where you should go to buy your...
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Dollar Store Secrets

In recent years, the country has experienced a wave of frugal storefronts selling everything from stationary to seafood. Stores like Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and Dollar General cater to the budget-conscious now outnumber Starbucks and McDonald's in the country. With all those stores there’s bound...
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Sleep Texting Is A Real Thing And You May Be Doing It Without Knowing it

If you check your phone in the morning to see a text you don't remember sending, you are not alone. New research suggests that sleep texting is on the rise, especially in young people. Researchers took a look at a group of university students and found nearly 26% of them reported texting in their...
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Most Inappropriate Behaviors In A Grocery Store

We teach our children to be polite, decorum in the office wins you important points for promotion but for some reason we check out courtesy at the door when we grocery shop. A new poll by Treadmill Reviews finds that the average shopping trip lasts 43 minutes, and most families are going more than...
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