8 Best Smart Home Lighting (2022): Decorative Panels, LED Strips, and Ambient Lamps

8 Best Smart Home Lighting (2022): Decorative Panels, LED Strips, and Ambient Lamps

Shopping for smart lighting and installing it can be confusing, so we have some tips for you here. We also have a separate guide on how to use smart lighting to transform your kid’s bedroom. Finding the ideal placement for your smart lighting will maximize its impact. Consider potential reflections, especially if you are installing … Read more

How To Prevent Tick Exposure, According To Lyme Experts

How To Prevent Tick Exposure, According To Lyme Experts

It’s difficult to imagine that a week at summer camp or a day spent in the garden could expose you or your loved ones to a vector-borne disease that can have potentially long-lasting and chronic effects on your health. But that’s exactly what’s at stake, especially if you live in higher risk parts of the … Read more

Why the retail industry is facing a bankruptcy wave

Why the retail industry is facing a bankruptcy wave

Revlon makeup products are displayed at a CVS store on August 9, 2018 in Sausalito, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The retail industry is up against a potential wave of bankruptcies following a monthslong slowdown in restructuring activity. There could be an increase in distressed retailers beginning later this year, experts say, as ballooning … Read more

Here are the best deals

Here are the best deals

Amazon Prime Day is one of the most anticipated shopping events of the year. But in 2022, shoppers may be less interested in backyard entertaining or Black Friday-type deals and more eager to score discounts on consumer staples to counteract runaway inflation. “People who want to participate in Prime Day are going to be focusing … Read more

11 Best Deals: Coffee Gear and Sex Tech

11 Best Deals: Coffee Gear and Sex Tech

This weekend’s collection of deals is an eclectic bunch. We’re celebrating Pride Month with sex tech deals that work with every body, but we’ve also got some coffee discounts to liven up your mornings. It’s also Father’s Day weekend, so be sure to check out our Father’s Day Gift Guide and these last-minute Father’s Day … Read more

Consumers changing eating, shopping clothes as inflation pushes up prices

Consumers changing eating, shopping clothes as inflation pushes up prices

A man shops for meat at a Safeway grocery store in Annapolis, Maryland, on May 16, 2022, as Americans brace for summer sticker shock as inflation continues to grow. jim watson | AFP | Getty Images The highest inflation in roughly 40 years is prompting people to shift their shopping clothes, especially at the grocery … Read more

Why Franchise Group wants to buy Kohl’s and what could happen next

Why Franchise Group wants to buy Kohl's and what could happen next

Shoppers enter a Kohl’s store in Peoria, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images A little-known conglomerate of companies including the Vitamin Shoppe, Pet Supplies Plus and a home furnishing chain called Buddy’s is suddenly the talk of the retail industry. Franchise Group, a publicly traded business with a market capitalization of about $1.6 … Read more

The Best Sleep Trackers, According To Experts

The Best Sleep Trackers, According To Experts

Research suggests that a good portion of America is restless, with “20-35% of adults [reporting] consistent sleep difficulties,” according to research published in the journal Current Sleep Medical Reports. Whether it be disordered gold not enough, chronically affected sleep can have troubling real-life health consequences beyond just feeling sleepy during the day. Luckily, additional research … Read more