As Americans scrutinize every purchase, merchants are making sure to stock up on holiday gifts that are either practical or offer an affordable way to splurge.
NEW YORK - The Christmas shopping season doesn't kick off for another six weeks, but retailers already are signaling they're prepared to discount aggressively to entice shoppers still skittish about spending.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. - The owner of a vintage Gibson Les Paul Special stolen eight years ago has found the guitar after it finally resurfaced on eBay Inc.'s auction site.
WASHINGTON - Free wireless Internet access has been added to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com Inc., seeking to expand its position in the music download market against rivals like Apple Inc.'s iTunes Store, has purchased online music retailer Amie Street for an undisclosed amount.
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- KeyOn to buy Dynamic Broadband's Internet service
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- Kevorkian's death van listed for sale on eBay
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- English nuclear bunker sold on eBay for $31,000
- English nuclear bunker sold on eBay
- EBay found liable in Louis Vuitton suit
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- EBay: holiday cell phone shopping up threefold
- EBay: holiday cell phone shopping up fourfold
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- Secure Web shopping; US trails in worker benefits
- Holiday Web shopping looks brighter than last year
- Joost assets bought by online ad company Adconion
- Retailers use social media to advertise deals
- Police repost motorized recliner from DWI on eBay
- $25 or under gifts that say 'I thought about you'
- TechBits package
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- GM's trial program selling cars on eBay set to end
- Tokyo Game Show kicks off with turnaround hopes
- Penske Truck Leasing to sell used trucks on eBay
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