Tag: shopping

She said she was raising money for murder victims. Instead she went shopping, cops say

“It’s not Christmas yet, but the Grinch has come to town.”

That’s how the Polk County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest this week of 32-year-old Amanda Brown.

The Florida woman is accused of setting up a fake GoFundMe account to raise money for three murder victims and then spending the $11,915 she gathered on herself, the agency said.

Amanda Brown
Amanda Brown

According to the police report, Brown solicited funds on behalf of three Frostproof men who were killed on a fishing trip in July.

“She used my name, used my son’s picture to gather money that these people thought they were

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Amazon’s New Climate Pledge Friendly Advances Sustainable Shopping

Amazon’s new Climate Pledge Friendly program is looking to advance sustainable shopping, and it’s tapping into sustainable textile leaders to do it.

The e-commerce giant launched its new program Wednesday, which will make it easier for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products — those products will have one or more of 19 sustainability certifications.

Amazon’s program rolled out with 25,000 vetted products, which will now come with a Climate Pledge Friendly label. The products were certified in partnership with third-party standard-setting bodies such as Bluesign Technologies, Textile Exchange, the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Cradle to Cradle

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Whole Foods Will Stay Open on Thanksgiving for Your Last-Minute Shopping

Photo credit: Getty Images
Photo credit: Getty Images

From Good Housekeeping

You made your grocery list, checked it twice, went shopping four times – and yet, you still forgot an essential item for your Thanksgiving dinner.

It happens to the best of us. Whether you realize you need more Thanksgiving side dishes or a second turkey, or you discover you ran out of toilet paper an hour before your guests arrive, chances are you’ll need to make a quick supermarket run on Thanksgiving.

Not to worry, because several grocery stores will stay open for the holiday to meet your needs.

Since every location’s hours

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Here’s What to Know About the Shopping Holiday

RetailMeNot is officially kicking off the 2020 holiday shopping season with the second iteration of its Cash Back Day.

The savings and coupon provider is bringing back its annual Cash Back Day initiative on Nov. 5 in an expanded format, this time running for two days and teaming with more brands and retailers to offer up to 20 percent cash back for holiday gifts and purchases.

Last year’s inaugural Cash Back Day was RetailMeNot’s biggest payout day of the year, with customers receiving an average of $19 cash back per order. According to the company, it paid its customers more

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Have Fun Shopping the Coolest Fall Activewear and Loungewear on the Web (I Did)

If you plan on living in activewear and loungewear come fall, this would be the year to do it. Without special events, nights out, trips, and office days to shop for, it’s a valid use of one’s shopping budget. And since activewear and loungewear are typically cheaper than your average fancy fall gear, you’re getting more bang for your buck.

With tons of cool brands getting in on the activewear and loungewear game this year, shopping for it is more fun than ever, but also more overwhelming than ever, so I’m here to help. I spent many, many minutes scrolling

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