The Ultimate Holiday Video Game Gift Guide | Part 3
When it comes to gift shopping, the wide world of electronic entertainment can be daunting at best, paralyzingly indecipherable at worst. This guide is a comprehensive list of can’t-miss gifts for the gamers on your holiday shopping list along with online-only deals that will save you some scratch.
Richland, West End Giant Eagle supermarkets sold
Two local Giant Eagle supermarkets soon will be sold.
Historic jackpot: Tickets with winning Powerball numbers sold in Mo., Ariz.
The search is on for the country’s newest multimillionaires, the holders of two tickets that matched all six numbers to split a record $588 million Powerball jackpot.
Powerball players dream of jackpot
As Americans went on a ticket-buying spree, the Powerball jackpot rose to $550 million Wednesday, enticing many people who rarely, if ever, play the lottery to purchase a shot at the second-largest payout in U.S. history.
PRICE MATCHING GUIDE | 5 things to know before retailers go head-to-head
This holiday season, the hottest trend among retailers isn't found on a store shelf. It's taking place at the cash register.
Major retailers, from Best Buy to Toys R Us, are promising to match their competitors' prices. Generally customers just need to bring in an advertisement or printout to prove that the same item is available elsewhere at a lower price. In some cases, shoppers can come back with a receipt and get a refund for the difference if the price of an item they bought fell.
Pennsylvania hopes to cash in on ‘Cyber Monday’ by collecting sales tax
Pennsylvanians will now pay taxes for all online purchases.
Beginning this year, Pennsylvania toughened enforcement of a long-standing law requiring businesses with a physical presence in the state to collect sales taxes from online purchases.
Pricey pumpkins: Plenty on hand locally, but drought drives up cost
Despite the frustrating weather Mother Nature offered this year, there should be plenty of pumpkins to be found at the region’s farms and roadside stands. But customers should be prepared to dig a little deeper to cover the cost for a jack-o-lantern or a freshly made pie.
Wal-Mart offers bank account alternative with American Express
Wal-Mart Stores, the world's largest retailer, has been adding financial products for people who don't have bank accounts. Now it's targeting those who do.
A prepaid debit card called Bluebird, created through a partnership with American Express, will be available in more than 4,000 U.S. Wal-Mart stores and online next week, the Bentonville, Ark.-based company said Monday in a statement.
PLCB wants to pair stores, markets closer together
Soon enough, shoppers in central Pennsylvania might be able to purchase wine, beer and groceries under one roof. Or, at least check everything off their errand list in one car trip.
Martella’s Pharmacy moves into new location
You can’t get fries with your order, but you can get about anything your doctor prescribes, pick up a greeting card, print out photos and grab a cold soda at Martella Pharmacy’s new Parkhill location in the former Burger King.
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