Enjoy Lewis Black Ranting About the Bullshit That is Black Friday

Fucking Black Friday, man. It's like a gremlin that we just kept feeding after midnight for fifty years straight and now here we are, being herded like cattle away from our family dinners and toward deals, deals, deals. Unsurprisingly, Lewis Black has some thoughts, which he shared with The Daily Show. » 11/21/14 10:30am 11/21/14 10:30am

China's 'Singles Day' Makes Black Friday Look Like Amateur Hour

America has turned every holiday on its national calendar into an excuse for shopping, with Black Friday damn near cannibalizing Thanksgiving. But nothing compares to the online ordering orgy that is 11/11, China's Singles' Day, where $8 billion worth of crap has already been snapped up at deep discounts—and that's … » 11/11/14 1:30pm 11/11/14 1:30pm

​Gap's Blah 'Dress Normal' Campaign Doesn't Get the Irony of Normcore

Normcore strikes again, trampling yet another victim under its Nike socks/Adidas slippers-clad feet. After launching what was expected to be a successful "Dress Normal" campaign, Gap is now offering their collection at a fraction of the price. There is such thing as too much of a meh thing. » 10/22/14 4:10pm 10/22/14 4:10pm

The Mysterious Disappearance of Target's Plus Size Section, Explained

Target hasn't had the very best 12 months, customer relations-wise. Back in November, a massive data breach left millions of customers vulnerable to the ass-ache of credit card theft. And in recent weeks, stirrings online suggest that across the country, the store's plus size departments are quietly disappearing. When… » 3/03/14 1:30pm 3/03/14 1:30pm

Utah Mother Buys Up All Of PacSun's 'Offensive' Sexy T-shirts

A mother in Utah was so offended by "indecent" t-shirts sold at a local PacSun, she did what any sane, rational person would do—she spent almost $600 to buy all of them up so they wouldn't be able to corrupt the young, impressionable, God-fearing Christian youths who shop on the regular at PacSun. » 2/18/14 11:25pm 2/18/14 11:25pm

Rejoice: 'Dressing Your Age' Is Dead

A few months ago, I had a couple of hours to kill after work and found myself wandering over to the TopShop a few blocks from work and, as I sometimes tend to do, wasting time by trying on clothing weirder than anything I currently own. It's fun in a movie montage-type way, finding out whether I can pull off a boxy… » 2/07/14 11:20am 2/07/14 11:20am

Target Credit Card Database Hacked; Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Presents

On Thursday, Target announced that a credit and debit card security breach has affected more than 40 million of their customers. Online hackers broke into the retailer's database the day before Thanksgiving and squirreled around in there until Dec. 15, reports the New York Times. Then the retail giant's officials said… » 12/19/13 10:00am 12/19/13 10:00am

If You Want to Avoid Christmas Crowds at the Mall, Now's Your Chance

The thought of visiting any cluster of stores anywhere in America during the month of December seems borderline unbearable. But if you've got to pick up a few Christmas presents and you just cannot with the crowds, judging by this WWD report, you might want to drop everything and go right now. » 12/10/13 12:00pm 12/10/13 12:00pm