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Forever 21 sales associate, Noelle De Leon, rings up a customer.

The end of fast fashion

May 24, 2020

Forever 21 was once the fashion empire feared by other retailers and grew faster than anyone could have anticipated; however, faced with the competition of fast fashion and internal co...

The Bay Area has expereinces available for all price ranges; The Ford GoBike service in San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland offers 30 minute rides for only $2.

The Bay Area provides more than just merchandise

March 10, 2019

In the journey of life, people live in the pursuit of happiness. As children, many find joy in the little things like small trinkets and toys. As teens, the newest clothing or ...

Families browse in the sports section of the San Carlos Camp Fair.

San Carlos Camp Fair offers one-stop shopping for busy parents

March 7, 2019

San Carlos held their second annual Camp Fair, a showcase for local summer programs. It was an opportunity for parents, children, and teens looking for summer jobs to talk directl...

Amazon is one of the main  websites people use to complete their holiday shopping.

Going holiday shopping in-store versus online

December 2, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, Americans scramble for efficient ways of getting gifts for friends and family.   There are many options for getting presents for loved ones, whet...

The future of online shopping

February 27, 2013

Our society wants instant gratification. We want to be able to get on the Internet and purchase exactly what we want, when we want, and for the price we want. This has made online shopping one of the fastest growing businesses in the world, as shown by the overnight success of Groupon, a site that gives large discounts on a product or service. "It’s easier to buy online as I don’t need...

The dangers of online shopping: what could go wrong?

Dominic Gialdini, Highlander Editor

February 27, 2013

In this modern age of technology, online shopping is easy to do and allows people to purchase items from the comfort of their own homes. However, there are some downsides that the general public should first be made aware of before deciding to buy items via the Internet. First and foremost are the possibilities of credit card fraud and of scams. According to the FBI’s website, in 2010, people...

The inside of the newly establish Yoppi Yogurt

Yoppi Yogurt opens in Carlmont Shopping Center

October 5, 2011

Recently, the franchise Yoppi Yogurt opened up a store where the previous Jamba Juice was in the Carlmont Shopping Center. When Jamba Juice closed it's doors earlier this ye...

New stores coming to Hillsdale Shopping Center

New stores coming to Hillsdale Shopping Center

September 16, 2011

Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo will be getting three new additions in Fall 2011. After Mervyn's left in 2008, there was a bunch of vacant space left. In that space,...

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