ShopSmart

ShopSmart's Best & Worst Products of the Year
The winners and losers from the products tested in 2014 YONKERS, NY ― Not every product lives up to its claims, and others sometimes exceed expectations. The January 2015 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, spotlights the best of the...

ShopSmart’s Guide to Saving Big with Beauty Product Swaps
Tips for buying primo makeup and skin-care products at drugstore prices YONKERS, NY ― The price of beauty products can get ugly, but ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, found that shoppers don’t always have to shell out big bucks for products...

ShopSmart's Secrets for Increased Savings this Holiday Season
The best times to shop and save YONKERS, NY ― Time is money, and sometimes shopping at specific times can lead to big savings. The November 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, uncovers the best times to look for...

Specialty & Store-Brand Coffees Beat Out Supermarket Standbys in Shopsmart’s Taste-Tests
Folgers and Maxwell House topped by money-saving store brands and specialty brews YONKERS, NY ― When it comes to coffee, big names don’t always deliver great flavor. The November 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, highlights results from its...

ShopSmart Uncovers Hidden Health Risks in Beauty Products
Investigation warns of bogus ‘natural’ beauty claims, ingredients to avoid; Plus, apps that can help shoppers identify safer products YONKERS, NY — Beauty products and cosmetics have become overgrown with labels covered with flowers and greenery and words like natural...

ShopSmart’s Closet Solutions for $25 or less
Low-cost & no-cost fixes for overstuffed closets; Plus the best DIY closet systems YONKERS, NY — Those looking to tame an out-of-control closet or for smart ways to store clothes may already have the tools they need handy. The June...

Money-Saving Fixes to Make Makeup Last Longer
Experts dish out tips and advice on how to get the most from makeup favorites YONKERS, NY — There’s no reason to send a broken lipstick or cracked eye shadow into the garbage. To help prolong the life of pricey...

ShopSmart Reveals the Best Boxed Chocolates
Valentine’s Day sweets worth the splurge YONKERS, NY — When it comes to chocolate, the good stuff doesn’t come cheap. The March 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, features its annual list of the best boxed chocolates based on...

ShopSmart’s Simple Clutter-Busting Solutions
Quick, easy, and affordable fixes for getting organized in the new year YONKERS, NY ― Some organizing challenges around the house never seem to go away. The March 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, highlights 14 clever and inexpensive...

ShopSmart’s Best Shopping Tips of the Year
Never miss out on savings by following these money-saving strategies; Plus, shopping don’ts YONKERS, NY — Shopping smart doesn’t mean cheaping out on all purchases – it’s about knowing where and when to shop, what to buy and what to...

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