Archive: February 8, 2009 - February 14, 2009

Picking Valentine's Day Flowers

A dozen long-stem roses these days will run you around $70. It has always boggled my mind how much we spend on something that dies within a few days. But still millions of people get flowers for Valentine's Day. I have to admit, a bouquet of gorgeous flowers has been...

By Tania Anderson | February 12, 2009; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (4)

Take the Handbag, Leave the Cell Phone

Looks like the bad economy has forced us shoppers to give up handbags and facials. That's according to a recent survey by BIGResearch for the National Retail Federation, which wanted to find out what consumers have parted with since the economy started tanking. We've also cut out satellite radio, specialty...

By Tania Anderson | February 10, 2009; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (9)


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