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Category: News

Toys R Us To Close Or Sell All Its U.S. Stores!

March 15, 2018 at 11:28 amCategory:News

Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy in September, and under a reconstruction plan they announced in January they will close 180 stores which started in February, but announced today that it has filed a motion seeking Bankruptcy Court approval to begin the process of conducting an orderly wind-down of its U.S. business and liquidation of inventory in all 735 of the Company’s U.S. stores, including stores in Puerto Rico. Toys R Us will provide more details about the plans for the liquidation of its U.S. stores and going out of business sales in the near term.

They also announced they are looking for a buyer for their Canadian stores, which they also hope to include up to 200 of their top performing U.S. stores.

Discounted Amazon Prime Membership Now Also For Those With Medicaid!

March 7, 2018 at 1:20 pmCategory:News | Uncategorized

Amazon is now extending their discounted Prime Membership to those that are on Medicaid.

Amazon is trying to target those lower income families to purchase their Prime Membership and in June of 2017 started offering Prime Membership for those that have EBT cards for only $5.99 per month, instead of the regular price of $99 per year ($5.99 a month comes out to be $71.88 a year).

Now Amazon has started offering the same discount to those that are on Medicaid.

Some of Amazon Prime’s benefits are

  • Free Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime
  • Prime Only Deals (many times when prices are hevily discounted they are only available for Prime Members)
  • Early access to lightning deals
  • Prime includes popular movies and TV shows
  • Unlimited listening to original audio series
  • Free shipping on orders on Woot.com

Discounted Amazon Prime Membership for those with  EBT or Medacaid cards


Toys R Us Closing Over 180 Stores (Including Some In New York and New Jersey)

January 24, 2018 at 1:44 pmCategory:News | Uncategorized

As part of their restructuring plan after they declared bankruptcy in September, Toys R Us has filed documents to close over 180 stores including in New York and New Jersey.

Toys R Us did say, that some store closings can avoided if they can negotiate more favorable lease terms. r.

Going-out-of-business sales are planned to start in February through April.


Stores closing in NY

Amherst – 1569 Niagara Falls Blvd
College Point – 139-19 20th Ave
Commack – 108 Veterans Memorial Highway
Glens Falls – 708 Upper Glen St
Greece – 1530 Ridge Rd West
Henrietta – 2335 Marketplace Drive
Kingston – 401 Frank Sottile Blvd
Latham – 221 Wade Road Extension
Massapequa – 5214 Sunrise Hwy
Middle Village – 66 Metropolitan Ave
Sayville – 5181 Sunrise Hwy
Union Square – 24-30 Union Square East
Westbury – 1350 Corporate Drive
Williamsport – 461 Lycoming Mall Circle
Yonkers – 2700 Central Park Ave

Stores closing in NJ

Bridgewater – 100 Promenade Blvd
Burlington – Route 541 & Cadillac Rd
Cherry Hill – 2135 Route 38
East Hanover – 98 Route 10 West
Eatontown – 137 Route 35
Elizabeth – 900 Ikea Drive
Mt. Olive – 50 International Drive South
North Brunswick – 909 US Hwy 1 South
Paramus – 545 Route 17 South
Phillipsburg – 1280 Route 22 & St. James Ave
Union – 2700 Route 22 East
Wayne – 7 Wayne Hills Mall

If You Received Pre-Recorded Message About A Free Cruise, You May Be able To Get Up To $900!

August 16, 2017 at 4:16 pmCategory:News


There is a settlement on a class action lawsuit for receiving telemarketing calls from RMG offering free cruises by pre-recorded message between July 2009 and March 2014.

For each RMG telemarketing call you received you can receive a maximum of $300. The maximum amount of the Settlement Fund will be $12,500,000, so the actual payment amount to each individual will be based on the total number of calls and valid claim they receive and the amount they have to pay the Class Counsel (lawyers).

You can file a claim for up to three calls per telephone number included in the “call records”. This means that your maximum payment amount could be $900 per telephone number.

If you would like to file a claim you must complete the online form or if you are going to sent it by mail have it post marked no later than November 3, 2017.

There is an option to check to see if your phone number is part of the class action settlement (its the 3rd option), my number was not eligible but my parents number was (and I will let them know)

Click here to for more info

Is your number part of the class action settlement?

Dollar Tree Starting To Accept Manufacturer Coupons Starting Sunday 8/26

August 21, 2012 at 2:56 pmCategory:News

There is some good news in the coupon world, starting this Sunday Dollar Tree will be accepting manufacturer coupons!

Since all items in Dollar Tree are priced at $1 you are sure to find some great deals when pairing an item with a coupon.


Here is the Dollar Tree coupon policy,

  1. Only original and intact manufacturers’ coupons will be accepted. Retailer-specific coupons will not be accepted.
  2. Coupons are void if copied, scanned, or if they have been altered in any way.
  3. Only two (2) print-at-home Internet coupons may be redeemed per transaction.
  4. We are unable to accept coupons for “Free” items with no purchase requirements or where the amount for the product is blank.
  5. Coupons can only be used in stores and must be presented at time of purchase. Coupons cannot be redeemed for cash at a later time.
  6. Coupons will not be accepted without the purchase of the item specified and are subject to the terms listed (e.g. expiration date, size, limitations, quantity, etc.).
  7. Coupons cannot be redeemed for more than the purchase price of the item.
  8. Only one (1) manufacturer’s coupon will be accepted per item.
  9. Management has the right to refuse any coupon or otherwise limit quantities.

Zappos & 6PM Were Hacked – Reset Your Password

January 16, 2012 at 9:46 amCategory:News

Anyone that has purchased anything from Zappos.com or 6PM.com will be receiving an email that their recently the victim of a cyber attack by a criminal who gained access to parts of their internal network and systems and that you should reset your password.

You should get an email something like this,

First, the bad news:

We are writing to let you know that there may have been illegal and unauthorized access to some of your customer account information on Zappos.com, including one or more of the following: your name, e-mailaddress, billing and shipping addresses, phone number, the last four digits of your credit card number (the standard information you find on receipts), and/or your cryptographically scrambled password (but not your actual password).


The database that stores your critical credit card and other payment data was NOT affected or accessed.


For your protection and to prevent unauthorized access, we have expired and reset your password so you can create a new password. Please follow the instructions below to create a new password.

We also recommend that you change your password on any other web site where you use the same or a similar password. As always, please remember that Zappos.com will never ask you for personal or account information in an e-mail. Please exercise caution if you receive any emails or phone calls that ask for personal information or direct you to a web site where you are asked to provide personal information.


We have expired and reset your password so you can create a new password. Please create a new password by visiting Zappos.com and clicking on the “Create a New Password” link in the upper right corner of the web site and follow the steps from there.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any additional questions about this process, please email us at [email protected]

iPod nano (1st generation) Replacement Program

November 13, 2011 at 2:03 pmCategory:News

Apple has determined that, in very rare cases, the battery in the iPod nano (1st generation) may overheat and pose a safety risk. Affected iPod nanos were sold between September 2005 and December 2006.

This issue has been traced to a single battery supplier that produced batteries with a manufacturing defect. While the possibility of an incident is rare, the likelihood increases as the battery ages.

Apple recommends that you stop using your iPod nano (1st gen) and follow the process noted below to order a replacement unit, free of charge.

Click here for more info.

Free Burberry Fragrance Sample – Update

October 23, 2011 at 7:05 pmCategory:News

For those of you still waiting to receive the Free Burberry Fragrance Sample Burberry has emailed a update

Walmart Sold $421,849,000,000 Worth of Stuff Last Year

May 31, 2011 at 1:36 amCategory:News

When it comes to companies, it can be hard to get a feel for their size. They may say they’re “big,” but what does that actually mean? Consider Walmart (WMT), for example. This year, for the seventh time in the past decade, Fortune magazine awarded the retailer the No. 1 slot on its annual list of the 500 largest American companies, as measured by revenues (total earnings before subtracting out expenses).

But how big is Walmart really? The numbers provided by Fortune are so insanely large that they’re hard to wrap your head around in the abstract. So I did a little digging and came up with some pretty stunning comparisons.

According to Fortune, Walmart sold $421,849,000,000 worth of stuff last year. The largest purchase most of us will ever make is our house: If all Walmart sold were new homes, which averaged $268,900 in April, that would be almost 1.59 million homes.

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