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With the first major travel day of the 2014 holiday season upon us and weather forecasters predicting significant snow across the Midwest and Northeast, some airlines are taking a proactive approach by waiving change fees for Thanksgiving travelers.
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Walmart Still Avoiding Paying $7000 Fine For Worker Killed By Black Friday Shoppers In 2008
In 2008, a Walmart employee was killed when a mob of deal-desperate Black Friday shoppers tore the store’s doors from their hinges and stormed inside, trampling him to death. The chain was eventually fined $7000 for their role in the employee’s death — but six years and $2 million later, the..The Consumerist 15 hours ago
Cops Pose As Pizza Delivery Guys To Arrest Robbers Using Stolen Credit Card
Consumerist’s Tip For Criminals #872: If you rob a guy, don’t then use his stolen credit card to have pizza delivered to your home, because the driver dropping off your pie might just be a police officer in disguise.The Consumerist 17 hours ago
This is a lesson that a trio of idiots in Berkeley, CA, recently..
Mazda Recalls Nearly 100,000 Cars Because Adequate Tire Pressure Is Important
Car manufacturers must meet a number of safety regulations when selling vehicles. One such mandate that the vehicle’s a low-tire pressure warning system works. That apparently isn’t the case for nearly 100,000 of the newest Mazda vehicles.The Consumerist 14 hours ago
According to a notice [PDF] on the National..
Dealership’s “White Friday” Deal: Buy A New Vehicle Now, Get A Refund If It Snows 6 Inches On Christmas
We’ve seen retailers make a big gamble for events like the Super Bowl (and lose millions in merchandise, in one case), but this might be the first time we’ve caught wind of a car dealership willing togive out free cars just to woo Black Friday shoppers.The Consumerist 14 hours ago
In what one Chicago-area Buick..
|Twitter Testing Tweets That Double As Digital Coupons|
Twitter is already flirting with offering users the ability to purchase things from within their feeds with its “Buy” button, and now the social media company is dipping its toes into discount waters with a new test of digital coupons.The Consumerist 15 hours ago
The company is trying out the tweets-as-coupons..