With a whole lot of people shopping today as Amazon's "Prime Day" has grown to become a shopper's delight on par with Black Friday, we can be sure that in addition to the joy of catching a deal, plenty of people will also have buyer's remorse.
As the first storm of the year ended up dumping up to 9" of snow in some parts of Ocean County, you may have had enterprising folks with shovels knocking on your door.
Or maybe not. It seems like that practice may be a thing of the past.
I'll be the first to admit that I can be quick to complain about things. But I think it's just as important to share positive experiences, and I had a very positive experience at an Ocean County store last night.
Obviously we play commercials for a lot of different businesses promoting their stores, products, and sales here at the radio station. But there was one in particular that stuck out to me over a week ago - a commercial for a back to school sale.
You may have noticed that the few remaining parking meters in Seaside Park have been replaced by numbered spots and electronic kiosks. This is good news for two reasons - you won't have to worry about carrying quarters with you this summer, and the hourly price of parking has gone down.
Weeks ago, the news came out that Sports Authority, which has a number of locations at the Jersey Shore, was planning to close over a quarter of its stores. Now, reports are saying that all of the stores, even those not previously named, will be holding big sales.