Author: Jim Gold
Jim Gold on December 22, 2015
The retail industry employs nearly 16 million people to sell food, clothing, home furnishings and general merchandise to consumers and will be hiring through 2024, officials predict.
Jim Gold on December 4, 2015
There is an abundance of new games, puzzles, software and toys designed to be fun, bolster development and not end up as bits of useless plastic around the house. Here are some of our favorites.
Jim Gold on November 26, 2015
Our guide to the best deals on shoes, clothes, toys, electronics, household appliances and more; plus, which purchases are best left until after Black Friday, and the hot items that will disappear if you don’t act fast.
Jim Gold on November 25, 2015
Video streaming isn’t just a luxury anymore. Many players will be discounted sharply, offering access to the wide array of new series.
Jim Gold on November 24, 2015
Say goodbye to most subsidies and offers of free devices. Merchants are selling with a whole new set of rules.
Jim Gold on November 22, 2015
Few products are as consistently discounted on Black Friday as clothing, says DealNews.com. Don’t be tardy to the party, it warns, some sales start early.
Jim Gold on November 19, 2015
Deep discounts on beauty, skincare and grooming products that can bring a special glow for celebrating the holidays.
Jim Gold on November 18, 2015
Expect bare-bones tablets as door busters selling for as little as $20, but beefier models will be marked down, too.
Jim Gold on November 17, 2015
No it’s not sexy, but if you need household appliances or kitchenware, you are in the prime season for these purchases.
Jim Gold on November 16, 2015
Apple iPads will be Black Friday door busters, predicts DealNews.com, but keep watch for Apple Watch discounts.
Jim Gold on November 13, 2015
Timing is critical when it comes to the best deals on toys. What’s hot and how to get it.
Jim Gold on November 12, 2015
It is a good time to bulk up your collection with the latest hits. Look for consoles that include free video games. If you have a console, you can get up to 50 percent off recent titles.
Jim Gold on November 11, 2015
Bargain laptops will drop to eye-popping prices of $99 to $149, predicts Dealnews.com, but even souped-up models will be unbelievably cheap this year.
Jim Gold on October 21, 2015
Oct. 21, 2015: Let’s see how well Marty and Doc fit into the real future as shown in the second film of time-hopping sci-fi trilogy. Plus, great ways to celebrate the day.
Jim Gold on October 6, 2015
Young workers portrayed as self-absorbed and coddled are in fact grappling with a tough, rapidly changing world, a new survey suggests. And they need help.
Jim Gold on September 20, 2015
Nearly 500,000 diesel cars have devices that let them pass tests but pollute but during normal operation. Recalls, fines ahead.
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