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In light of Target’s announcement on Thursday that millions of its customers are in danger of fraudulent charges and identity theft, many shoppers, Target and otherwise, are wondering how safe their information really is. Experian’s ProtectMyID has seven simple steps to avoid identity theft and credit fraud as you make your final holiday purchases.
1. Protect your digital devices. More than...Read more »
Last-minute Christmas shopping may have you considering snagging a few gifts for yourself, but according to dealnews.com, there are a few items you'd be better off buying in the new year.
If you can, wait until after Christmas to shop for:
1. Brand-name HDTVs
When major manufacturers debut their 2014 lineup at the Consumer Electronics show in January, retailers are sure to cut...Read more »
With just six days until Christmas, procrastinators everywhere are checking their lists twice — only to realize the alarming number of people they still need to shop for.
If you dread the crowds at stores this time of year, online shopping is your only choice. You still have a shot at free shipping from some retailers, and for a few extra bucks you can be reassured the gifts you're mailing...Read more »
Dec. 18-19 SYDNEY EVAN DESIGNER ROSANNE KARMES is on hand at BERGDORF GOODMAN in Manhattan from noon to 6 p.m. to help you create and customize a beaded bracelet and/or necklace using exotic skin beads, 14 karat gold and pavé diamond charms; 745 Fifth Ave.; 800-558-1855.
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE is hosting the Marco Bicego fine jewelry trunk show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Walt Whitman...Read more »
Holiday shoppers still on the hunt for jewelry may find it at Fortunoff -- yeah, we said Fortunoff -- starting Friday and going through Sunday. Esther Fortunoff-Green, a descendant of Max and Clara Fortunoff, who founded the iconic brand in 1922 as a pots and pans store in Brooklyn, has – just in the St. Nick of time -- opened a pop-up shop in the Cotillion Room of the Garden City Hotel.
“At...Read more »
Who says fashion and football don't mix?
Manhattan's top retailers are already preparing for Super Bowl XLVIII's Feb. 2 kick-off at East Rutherford, N.J.'s MetLife Stadium, Women's Wear Daily reports.
So, for those who would rather score a new outfit than a touchdown, or for Giants fans who need some retail therapy to get over this season's shortcomings, here's what to expect:
Bloomingdale's:...Read more »
It’s late Thursday morning on the coldest day of the year so far, and designer Yigal Azrouel, 40, blows into Hirshleifers, the uber-luxe temple of fashion at the Americana shopping center in Manhasset.
He’s not there to shop, although, he says, “They have a lot of good stuff here; maybe I will take care of some shopping later.” It’s a trunk show that has the handsome, Israeli-born designer,...Read more »
A holiday shopping date in Xuzhou, China turned ugly for one couple Dec. 7, according to Chinese news site Hexun.com.
Reports say that Tao Hsiao, 38, was shopping with his girlfriend for five hours at the crowded Golden Eagle International Shopping Center when he decided he'd had enough. But when he tried to get her to leave, Tao's girlfriend demanded they stop in one more shoe store,...Read more »
Hell’s Kitchen gets a little hotter tonight—which’ll be a relief from all this rain and sleet—when Kiehl’s Since 1851 celebrates the opening of its newest store and barber shop with celebs (“The Good Wife’s” Alan Cumming, “Kinky Boots’” Billy Porter, comedienne Sandra Bernhard) and sing-alongs (that’s right, karaoke is on the lineup and both celebs and guests will be queuing up to sing).
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Kiehl's throws a karaoke party at its newest Manhattan store, 7:30-9 p.m., with surprise celebrity performances, a best-dressed holiday style contest (winner gets a year's supply of product, valued at $1,000) and more. First 50 guests to arrive at 7:30 p.m. get a gift card ($10 to $1,000 value; for use during event only); 678 Ninth Ave., Manhattan; 212-956-2891
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