How to get the best Black Friday deals at Costco

2019-11-25

NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Watch for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 29. Costco Black Friday store hours Costco COST, -0.09%   will be closedRead More →

The next thing in tech? Smart pajamas

2019-09-22

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts have some exciting news to wake up the sleepy world of slumberwear. “Smart pajamas” — the ultimate in wearable night-time tech. “We’d like to bring this to market in the next couple of years,” says UMass Professor Trisha Andrew, one of the scientists behindRead More →

What NOT to buy on Labor Day weekend

2019-09-01

When Americans aren’t busy firing up the grill for a backyard barbecue or hitting the road this Labor Day weekend, there’s a good chance they’ll be looking to shop the holiday sales. But if consumers aren’t careful, they could actually be missing out on savings. While not as big asRead More →

Victoria’s Secret market share sinks as online brands grow

2019-05-20

Victoria’s Secret’s market share has sunk to 24% in 2018 from 31.7% in 2013, according to the latest U.S. women’s underwear report from Coresight Research, with digitally native brands gaining appeal among shoppers, particularly young women. Victoria’s Secret is the number one women’s lingerie brand in the U.S., leading aRead More →

The secret money lesson of fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld

2019-02-23

The death of fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld belongs on the fashion and lifestyle pages, not the financial pages — right? After all, Lagerfeld was a well-heeled European fashion designer. He wore a pony-tail and hung out with his cat. What could he possibly teach us about making money compared toRead More →