Holiday Shopping

Economy & Business
6:00 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Security Threats Lead to Warnings About Online Shopping

Credit Marco Scisetti - Fotolia.com

Today is Cyber Monday – the day online holiday shopping is in full swing.

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Economy & Business
6:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Push to Shop Local in Full Swing

Storage shelves full of soap and other products at Jill Gilbert's home in Oak Creek
Credit LaToya Dennis

The biggest shopping day of the year means hiring extra workers, not to mention moving tons of merchandise.

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Arts & Culture
6:19 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

New Berlin Restaurant Celebrates 'Festivus for the Rest of Us'

The Wagner Companies produce this "Festivus in a box," including a mini-Festivus Pole and instruction booklet.
Credit Wagner Companies

Festivus may have started out as a joke on "Seinfeld," which is based famously in New York. But it’s become very much a Milwaukee celebration.

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Economy & Business
10:56 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Holiday Shopping Crucial for Milwaukee Artisans

Indulgence Chocolatiers sells truffles in both traditional and novel flavors.
Ann-Elise Henzl

Like their big box competitors, many Milwaukee artists and artisans rely on the holiday shopping season for a big revenue boost – some for as much as a 40 percent of their annual sales.

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Economy & Business
5:00 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Small Retailers Hope Shoppers Turn Out for Small Business Saturday

Lizzibeth is one of many small businesses hoping to capitalize on the holiday season
Credit LaToya Dennis

The biggest shopping surge of the year is approaching. Customers line up outside big box stores such as Best Buy and Wal-Mart for the deals they offer on Black Friday – or perhaps this year, on Black Thanksgiving evening.

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