Be on the lookout for Bed Bath & Beyond coupons you can use online

Be on the lookout for Bed Bath & Beyond coupons you can use online

You have to love those Bed Bath & Beyond coupons. The housewares retailer not only gives you 20 percent or $ 5 off a single item for in-store purchases, but its coupons also never expire, no matter the expiration date stamped on them. (A company spokesperson encourages you to use the coupons by the expiration date.) Beyond a nice bump-up in savings, how could these coupons get any better?

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Picky about paint? Try Sherwin-Williams’ online matching tool.

Picky about paint? Try Sherwin-Williams’ online matching tool.

Sherwin-Williams’ Chip It, an online color tool, creates paint palettes based on images that catch your eye. Simply find an online photo with colors you love—a Maui sunset, Parisian cafĂ©—or use an image saved on your computer and upload it to letschipit.com. A palette of up to 10 Sherwin-Williams’ colors instantly appears, corresponding to the hues in your photo. And while we like this online app, not all Sherwin-Williams paints measured up in Consumer Reports paint tests.

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FTC makes appliance energy information easier to find online

FTC makes appliance energy information easier to find online

It’s becoming more common to buy major appliances online—roughly 10 percent of refrigerator sales now happen there, versus at a brick and mortar store, up from a blip 10 years ago. But for all the convenience of online appliance shopping, it’s not always easy to compare energy consumption data for various models on a retailer’s website. An amendment by the Federal Trade Commission to its Appliance Labeling Rule should change that by improving the availability of online energy information for … (read more)