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2/4/2008 C.O.T.W.: Design of Desire

Why do people shop? Why do people buy things they don’t need? American RadioWorks, part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, looked for the answers. What they found out they’ve titled “Design of Desire.” It follows the biological impulses of … Continue reading

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11/30/2007 C.O.T.W.: Six online shopping scams to avoid

I love shopping online, especially during the Christmas shopping season so I avoid long lines and crabby service. A lot of other Americans must feel the same way since “Cyber Monday” traffic was up 26% compared to 2006, according to … Continue reading

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Simplify your 2007 holiday shopping with advice from Uncle Mark

I’ve just found out that the Uncle Mark 2008 Gift Guide and Almanac is now available for download. This is the fifth edition of the Uncle Mark Gift Guide. Uncle Mark is different from other holiday shopping guides because its … Continue reading

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The holiday shopping season has already started

You might find this hard-to-believe, but at least one survey reports that about 1/3 of Americans started their Christmas shopping in July! (Come to think of it, I did buy a Wii two weeks ago and have hidden it away … Continue reading

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