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Walmart Just Came Up With An Idea That Will Make Customers Really Miserable
Business  (tags: shopping, capitalism, consumers, shoppers, megastores, spying, privacy )

Freya
- 9 days ago - msn.com
Should some ideas be left on the shelf? Try telling that to those who think they know the future. Some ideas smack of genius. Others, you just want to smack.
Google Hit With Record $2.7bn EU Fine for Demoting Rival Shopping Services
Business  (tags: corruption, Not free market, free market, Free Market Capitalism, crime, monopolies, economic collapse, economics, shopping, Online Marketing, online shopping, google, Google Search Advertising, advertising, sustainability, business practices )

Steven L
- 55 days ago - zdnet.com
Google has been fined a record-breaking â,¬2.42bn ($2.72bn) for breaching European Union antitrust rules by abusing its market dominance as a search engine to give an illegal advantage to its own shopping service.
The Dark Side of Christmas: The Impact on Sweatshops
Business  (tags: holidays, Christmas, shopping, gifts, presents, sweatshops, injustice )

Freya
- 246 days ago - truth-out.org
Television screens are filled with Christmas advertising, propagating the apparent need to buy something, and above all electronics, apparel, toys - the most popular Christmas gifts. The festive countdown is well underway.
Are Americans Becoming Disenchanted With Black Friday?
Business  (tags: abuse, Black Friday, consumers, corporate, ethics, marketing, money, shopping )

Kathy
- 634 days ago - earthisland.org
Black Friday is traditionally one of the biggest shopping days of the year, but this year there seems to be some backlash.
Dollar Stores: Phase Out Toxic Chemicals Found in Your Products and Stop Exposing Your Customers, Their Children, and Your Emplo
Business  (tags: toxics, chemicals, stores, shopping, petitions )

Freya
- 763 days ago - change.org
A new report by the Campaign for Healthier Solutions reveals that 81% of the products tested from several Dollar stores contained toxic chemicals linked to learning disabilities, brain defects, cancer, and other serious illnesses.
Employees Forced to Work on Thanksgiving Day or Face Being Fired
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, retail, workers, employment, shopping, vacation, holidays, greed )

Freya
- 1004 days ago - yahoo.com
Tyler Barton, 24, is university student and a manager at a national discount retailer in Oklahoma. He won't give away more details of his employment because of a non-disclosure agreement he signed when first joining the company.
Say NO to Black Thursday
Business  (tags: petitions, Black Thursday, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, shopping, holidays, consumerism, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target )

Freya
- 1005 days ago - change.org
Black Friday is no longer just Friday. It has pushed its way back into my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Now, stores are opening on Thursday, rather than early Friday morning. Kmart is even opening on Thursday morning at 6 AM! Now, people are leaving...
Target: Stay Closed on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: petitions, retail, holidays, workers, Target, Thanksgiving, shopping )

Freya
- 1010 days ago - change.org
Every year, the store hours for "Black Friday" becomes earlier and earlier that it takes away from family time for both employees and customers. Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family; it isn't for deals, savings, and money.
Buyer Beware: Online Shopping Prices Vary From User to User
Business  (tags: shopping, prices, discrimination )

Freya
- 1020 days ago - alternet.org
Companies may be charging you more because of your geographic location or computer model.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Make Girl Scout Cookies Vegan!
Business  (tags: off-beat, protection, society, safety, interesting, goodnews, culture, animals, business, ethics, food, health, humans, women, americans, greenliving, greenproducts, green, eco-friendly, conservation, CoolStuff, family, healthy, protection, shopping, Sust )

Kelly
- 1298 days ago - secure.peta.org
THIS IS A PETITION . YUMMY NEWS: One of the two national bakers of Girl Scout cookies, ABC Bakers, currently makes vegan Peanut Butter Patties®, Thin Mints®, Thanks-A-Lot®, and Lemonades(TM)!
UK Retailer M&S Faces Boycott After Muslim Worker Refused to Sell Alcohol
Business  (tags: retail, Muslins, alcohol, UK, England, shopping )

Freya
- 1337 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
British retailer Marks and Spencer apologized on Monday to customers angered after a Muslim checkout worker refused to sell champagne for religious reasons.
How to Keep Pets Safe This Holiday Season
Business  (tags: healthy, health, home, humans, interesting, organic, protection, sustainable, eco-friendly, conservation, business, CoolStuff, goodnews, greenliving, greenproducts, family, shopping, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, illness, disease, Bod )

Kelly
- 1350 days ago - hosted-p0.vresp.com
We love the holidays for celebrating some of life's happiest moments and making memories with loved ones. Dogs and cats love the holidays too, especially when their owners and guests share extra time and pet treats with them. 855-857-3440/855-857-3440
Pledge to Not Shop on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, holidays, shopping )

Freya
- 1363 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Thanksgiving is one of the only holidays that retail workers receive. By opening stores on Thanksgiving, stores rob thousands of men and women the opportunity to spend time with their families.
The Most Popular Black Friday Buys
Business  (tags: business, shopping, lifestyle )

Clifton
- 2120 days ago - offers.com
In-store shopping isn't as easy as just getting in your car and heading off to the mall. You might know what time the stores open and what sales will be going on, but there's no way to tell what the lines will be like, when the items you want will sell ou
Awesome Gifts You Can Buy When You Save on Your Car
Business  (tags: shopping, gifts, gift time )

Wendy
- 2443 days ago - fatwallet.com
So when you get that big fat Christmas bonus, your first thoughts should be able getting something nice and awesome for those around you that you care about.
 

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