<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Shopping, Sales, Deals, Designers, and Stores ]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/the-scene/shopping http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:48:44 -0700 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:48:44 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NorCal's Largest Rummage Sale This Sunday]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:13:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/01-24-2014-white-elephant.jpg
Antique shops pale in comparison. Garage sales don’t hold a candle. And thrift stores are downright pitiful when compared to the 96,000-square-foot warehouse that is home to the annual White Elephant...]]>
<![CDATA[First Up on the PlayStation 4]]> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:23:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000005138732_1200x675_70093891737.jpg
Next Generation video game consoles are here and are being fueled by new software. It’s just the start of new era that the Sony PlayStation 4 is bringing to gamers around the world now.]]>
<![CDATA[American Girl Store Comes to Stanford]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:44:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/220*120/americangirl1.jpg
Santa will likely find "American Girl doll" on many Christmas lists in the coming weeks]]>
<![CDATA[Yes, Algae Can Make You Beautiful]]> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 06:33:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8-7-2013-algae-cosmetics.jpg
Not content with fuel, biotech company hits the cosmetic market.

Photo Credit: Scott Budman]]>
<![CDATA[Land of San Jose Dome Theaters on Developers' Radar]]> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:19:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/theater6.jpg
A well known yet outdated movie theater complex in San Jose might soon be torn down and redeveloped with shops and housing.]]>
<![CDATA[Muji Brings Retail To Silicon Valley]]> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:17:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/muji2.jpg
Japanese retailer moves into Silicon Valley

Photo Credit: Scott Budman]]>
<![CDATA[Disney Shutters LucasArts]]> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:53:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/323*120/1C6756299-kenreck-lucasarts-130403.streams_desktop_large.jpg
Disney announced plans to shut down LucasArts, the video-game division of LucasFilm, for which it paid $4 billion recently.

Photo Credit: LucasArts]]>
<![CDATA[Santana Row Plans For New Office Space]]> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 14:13:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/shopping-generic-sepia.jpg
San Jose's Santana Row wants to be home to some 3,000 high tech workers. Marla Tellez reports.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Samsung Gadget Are Big Ticket Items - Like Refrigerators]]> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:26:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ces5pm_8117940_722x406_14006851965.jpg
Scott Budman shows us what Samsung is up to at CES 2013.]]>
<![CDATA[TV Speaker-Equipped Pillow Launched at CES]]> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:43:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CESSPEAKERPILLOW16x9_8110878_722x406_13979203606.jpg
Scott Budman has a pillow that has tiny speakers so spouses can watch TV overnight without bothering anyone. It will be ready by Father's Day and cost $129.]]>
<![CDATA[Retailer Target to Match Competitors' Prices]]> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:21:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/targetblackfriday.jpg
In a move that could ease prices for consumers in the coming months, the Target discount chain said Tuesday that it will match prices with its online competitors, starting now.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Sandy Huffaker]]>
<![CDATA[Gadget Heaven: 2013 Consumer Electronics Show]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:46:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CES_Thursday_P10.jpg
The 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show runs until Jan. 11 in Las Vegas. The annual event will tout the latest gadgets including sharper TVs, new phones and souped up computers.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Wii U in 2013]]> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 16:57:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/206*120/WEBWiiU.JPG
The Nintendo Wii U has a big year in store during 2013 after launching in November of 2012.]]>
<![CDATA[Naked Sleepers Courted by SoCal Retailer]]> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 19:03:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sleep_generic.jpg
Sleeping naked on a cold winter’s night apparently doesn’t seem too appealing to many people, but a good 8 percent of the population wouldn’t have it any other way, according to a recent survey.]]>
<![CDATA[Blue, Pink and Yellow iPhones Coming]]> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:56:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/iphone5_details.jpg
An analyst says that Apple is readying colored iPhone 5Ss with different screen sizes for June.]]>
<![CDATA[Toys R Us Joins Macy's to Offer All Night Shopping]]> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:59:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/black4.jpg
We'll find out this weekend whether procrastinating consumer are willing to shop in the middle of the night.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[How to Avoid Dynamic Pricing Online]]> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 11:55:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Online-Shopping-722-x-406.jpg
Online shoppers looking to save money may want to change their web browser settings to avoid "dynamic pricing," a common practice among web retailers looking to maximize revenue.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Duality Nail Pak]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:27:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/256*120/duality-nail-pak.jpg
Leave it to a brilliant business entrepreneur mother of six daughters to come up with an ingenious “manicure system” for busy nail polish-loving women everywhere!]]>
<![CDATA[49er Vernon Davis Opens Art Gallery In Santana Row]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:19:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vernon.jpg
San Jose's elite came out to support Vernon Davis' private art gallery opening at Santana Row Monday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Macy's Open 48 Hours Straight This Weekend]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:48:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/black4.jpg
Last minute Christmas shoppers have a new go to. Macy's will be open for a straight 48 hours the weekend before Christmas.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks Debuts $450 Gift Cards]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:20:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/89841329-starbucks.jpg
Starbucks is offering a limited supply of $450 steel gift cards online.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Going Digital at the Cash Register]]> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 15:02:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/receipt.JPG
More retail stores are offering shoppers electronic receipts in place of traditional paper receipts.]]>
<![CDATA[Bay Area Tech Holiday Gift Guide]]> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 20:59:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/gifts-shutterstock_117897964.jpg
Scott Budman reviews a host of tech gifts which include: a Jambox by Jawbone, the Kohler Moxie Shaverhead, a Nike sports watch GPS, and several tablets

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Lululemon Ad Controversy at Santana Row]]> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:03:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/11PMMONJEANELLEHIT_7841263_722x406_10044995603.jpg
The Lululemon Athletica window at Santana Row in San Jose reads “Goodbye Camel Toe and Hello Mistle Toe." Some people think it’s a crass statement others think it’s a funny ad. Jean Elle reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Shoppers Asked to Think Small]]> Sun, 25 Nov 2012 09:03:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/black3.jpg
Holiday shoppers are hitting the stores early and often so far this season.

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Die-Hard Bargain Shoppers Waiting for Black Friday]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:57:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Black_Friday_P1.jpg
Some people have been camped out since Monday for Black Friday deals. Jean Elle reports.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[14 Potentially Dangerous Toys Named in "Trouble in Toyland" Report]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 05:05:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/toys112112.jpg
The annual "Trouble in Toyland" is out from U.S. PIRG. This year, the group named about a dozen toys that it says could be dangerous to children.

Photo Credit: U.S. PIRG]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday: Good for Buzz, Not for Predicting Sales]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 09:39:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/93446410_10.jpg
Retailers invest a lot of hope in Black Friday because it can be used to build momentum for the six-week holiday shopping season, their most profitable time of year. But Black Friday isn’t the...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday Guide: How to Get the Best Deals]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:47:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/black+friday+target.jpg
Black Friday — it's the mother of all shopping days. A day when millions of people wielding billions of dollars scratch and claw for the biggest bargains. So what's the best plan of attack?

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Explores the Best Shopping in Brooklyn]]> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 23:03:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WILLIAMSBURG-1stLook.jpg
Lets face it, there are few better places in the world to shop than NY. But why stay on the island when there's so much to find in Brooklyn's trendiest neighborhood? Follow Ali as she...]]>
<![CDATA[Valley Fair Interchange Gets an Upgrade]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 19:10:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/valleyfair_7718541_722x406_7228995763.jpg
NBC Bay Area's Damian Trujillo shows us the changes coming to the highway surrounding Valley Fair in San Jose.]]>
<![CDATA[Ready, Set, Shop in Livermore]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 17:57:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/shoping.jpg
Ready, set, shop!]]>
<![CDATA[Angels Shine at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 03:12:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/victoria-secret-new-thumb.jpg
Victoria's Secret Angels took to the glittery runway to sport the latest and most extravagant bras — and share the stage with Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Bruno Mars.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Livermore Outlets Ready for Business]]> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 21:52:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WOUTLET_7712857_722x406_7099971834.jpg
The Paragon Outlets in Livermore open Thursday, after a long time in the planning. Kimberly Tere reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple and Philips Release "Smarter" Lightbulb]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 20:07:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/hue-light-bulbs.jpg
Apple partners with Philips to light up your house]]>
<![CDATA[Ready, Set, Buy the iPad Mini]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:05:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edt-AP728304292260.jpg
The Apple device is sure to be the "must have" Christmas gift. Scott Budman reports.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Games: LEGO, Scribblenauts And More]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:54:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WEB_LEGO_LOTR.jpg
LEGO The Lord of the Rings, Scribblenauts Unlimited and Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition get the spotlight in our Tech Now 2012 Holiday Games review.]]>
<![CDATA[Marni to Launch First Women's Fragrance]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:46:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/marnifragrancethumb1a.jpg
This February, Italian retailer, Marni, will launch its first-ever fragrance.

Photo Credit: Marni]]>
<![CDATA[Microsoft Unveils New Phone]]> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 21:03:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/microsoftphone_7646305_722x406_5277251725.jpg
Scott Budman shows us the latest smartphone from Microsoft.]]>
<![CDATA[Store Tour: Local Designers and Curated Home Goods at Joinery]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:01:49 -0700 $352 for women's; $425 for mens. ]]> $352 for women's; $425 for mens. ]]> http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/joinery3.jpg
Owner Angela Silva picks out her favorite fall finds at Williamsburg boutique, Joinery.

Photo Credit: Catherine Blair Pfander]]>
<![CDATA[The New Minimalism]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:31:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/minimalism139049827thumbnail.jpg
Fall's new minimalist looks are anything but plain.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Retail Report: Playful Periwinkle Pieces]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:28:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/periwinkle_thumbnailfall12.jpg
Somewhere between lilac and baby blue, periwinkle hues are a simple way to add a touch of "cheer" to a winter wardrobe.

Photo Credit: Farfetch/Sephora/Net-a-Porter]]>
<![CDATA[Levi's to Debut New "Eco" Collection]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:55:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/levislead1.jpg
This week, Levi's introduces a new eco-friendly collection made from recylced bottles and plastic trays.

Photo Credit: Levi's]]>
<![CDATA[Keeping Warm, Looking Sharp for Fall]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 10:26:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*160/fallfashion.jpg
Some ideas of how to look sharp while keeping warm for Fall. Mode Bay Area's Hasti Kashfia stops by NBC Bay Area to talk about some trending Fall fashion ideas.]]>
<![CDATA[Dreaming of a Rich Christmas]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 22:46:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nmwatch.jpg
Neiman Marcus unveils its opulent Christmas catalog, with $1-million watches, sports cars and jet packs.]]>