Category Archives: Walmart

Hanukkah Decorations: Where to find the best and worst end caps

Decking the halls for Christmas is easy—just walk into to any gas station or department store and you can purchase enough red and green flair to compete with the North Pole. Decorating for Hanukkah, however, is a challenge. In order to burn candles for eight … Continue reading

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Blue Laws Hurting Retailers or Saving Thanksgiving in Mass?

Thanksgiving is on the endangered holiday list. It’s been steamrolled by Halloween, and now it’s merely a day of carbo-loading for a glitzier American affair—Black Friday. But leftover Puritan era laws might save the fading Puritan era holiday. Yesterday the … Continue reading

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iPhone 4S vs. Lawayway: No contest

More tents sprung up in cities across the country last night, but these campers weren’t part of the Occupy Movement–they were shoppers lined up to buy the new iPhone 4S. The Boston Herald reported that millions of iPhones could be sold … Continue reading

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Supermarket Bagging Turnstiles Turn Away Jobs

We’ve seen high technology replace jobs at grocery stores with self-checkouts. But now low technology is eating them too. This is why my sister doesn’t have summer work: Her local Hannaford supermarket replaced human baggers with these Wal-Martesque bagging turnstiles. What was often … Continue reading

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Store Keychain Cards Make You a Robbery Target

Those sticky, peeling store cards that take up space on your  keychain can do more than save you 50 cents off a loaf of bread– they can cost you everything you own. Now loosing your keys can become as dangerous … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber’s Unisex Fragrance

The only scent that should be unisex is Febreze. But Justin Bieber thinks otherwise. On Black Friday morning, he’ll be deodorizing Wal-Marts nationwide with the release of his new unisex fragrance “My World.” Apparently in Justin’s world boys and girls smell the … Continue reading

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