(CNN) -- How eager are retailers to boost sales this holiday season? It's no longer enough for them to offer one special day of discounts to online shoppers -- they're stretching the deals out over an entire week.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Little shoppers can pick out all the gifts they plan to give at the Library’s annual Holiday Store. The Holiday Store will be up and running at three locations this season including Library Center, Library Station, and the Brentwood Branch.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Thanksgiving has come and gone and some Springfield area residents are ready to put up a Christmas tree.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Some shoppers hit big box stores on Thanksgiving or camped out for sales outside chain stores early this morning, but downtown Springfield emphasized its own unique offerings to lure shoppers.
The Missouri Public Interest Group has sent investigators to stores in the state to see what toys are available for sale that aren't safe for children.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When the sun went down on Thanksgiving, Kansas City put on it's annual glittering welcome to Christmas.
It's the one gift that most Americans plan to buy this holiday season. But beware the fine print on gift cards
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol will being accepting toy donations through Dec. 20 for the seventh annual “Corporal John A. "Jay" Sampietro Toy Drive,” to honor a trooper killed in the line of duty in 2008.
This year, the Monday after Thanksgiving, better known as "Cyber Monday" is expected to be the most popular shopping day of the year, beating out the traditional Black Friday.
The holiday season is make-or-break for the toy industry. And tracking down the hottest items can make-or-break the holiday for anxious parents and eager children.
CBSNews -- As you are purchasing gifts for young loved ones this Christmas, be mindful of potentially dangerous toys that may harm their health.
HOUSTON, Mo. – With the holiday season coming closer, family gathering and huge holiday meals are being planned and prepared. For most people, the holidays offer the opportunity to over indulge. Cammie Younger, nutrition and health education specialist with University of Missouri Extension offers up some tips and tricks to keep in mind during the holiday season.
Christmas is one month away. And, as any parent can tell you, there are way too many choices out there when it comes to what to get your kids. We are here to help. We're joined now by the toy guy - Chris Byrne from timetoplaymag.com.
Retailers are trying hard to compete for your money this week. Several stores are launching their Black Friday sales early.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Isabel's House will host their sixth Isabel's Tree this holiday season. The fundraiser kicks off tonight.
DALLAS COUNTY, Mo. -- It's almost Thanksgiving and that means the Christmas season isn't too far away. Some Dallas County residents are heading out to lend a helping hand and gather toys for tots.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Christmas tradition continues tonight in Springfield with the Mayor's Tree Lighting Ceremony at Jordan Valley Park.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield’s Center City will host a flurry of activities for the 2013 Festival of Lights season. It all kicks off tonight, Saturday, Nov. 23rd with an evening full of events.
OZARK, Mo. -- People from Ozark and beyond will pack the streets tonight for the 49th Annual Ozark Christmas Parade. The parade kicks off at 6:00 p.m. this evening.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- The holidays for many families are memorable times of the year, but for those related to someone with Alzheimer's, it can be a struggle. This is a challenge because some memories that you or other families members relate to the most, may not exist anymore to the patient.
OZARK, Mo. -- The city of Ozark held the mayor's tree lighting ceremony Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- KOLR10 and KOZL are helping Ozarks Food Harvest and Toys For Tots this holiday season, by being a collection point for food and toy donations. Drop off your gift at our studios.
Looking for a bargain this holiday season? The best deals might be in the palm of your hand. Here's the "must have" apps for the holidays.
CBSNews -- Expect shoppers to pinch their pennies this holiday season.
BRANSON, Mo. -- If you're traveling to Branson over the holiday season, plan a stop at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater for an all-star Christmas show.
If a pet will be a part of your holiday travel plans, experts advise some planning ahead. Learn tips on flying with furry friends during these peak periods, and when it might be best to leave them behind.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. -- If you’re ready to get into the Christmas spirit, aside from baking and stringing up those Christmas lights, Least of These Inc. has a great way for you to go about it.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Efforts to feeding our hungry neighbors this holiday season kick into high gear this weekend, with the start of the annual Check Out Hunger campaign in area grocery stores.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Walmart unveiled its largest Black Friday plans to date on Tuesday, Nov. 12, including seven times the number of one-hour guaranteed items compared to last year, "Manager Specials" and even more hot deals on the season's top gifts.
For some holiday shoppers, the spirit of the season may lead to overspending and add up to a less-than-happy New Year. Tips for smarter holiday spending.
Celebrate the holidays with events of all kinds to mark the season in communities across the Ozarks. See a list of many of them here.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The magic returns to Bass Pro tonight during the annual display of Santa’s Wonderland. Santa will arrive at the store this evening at 5:00 p.m. to greet children.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Battlefield Mall is having it’s own parade today to kick-off the start of the holiday season.
This holiday season, save yourself time and avoid the crowded malls by putting your fingers and mobile devices to work. A couple of new shopping apps will help you find the perfect present for even the hardest to shop for person on your list.
November and December generate a combined $2 million in annual sales tax revenue. Theaters and shops court holiday shoppers and sightseers through late autumn.
Christmas is 99 days away. But for retailers, the countdown is already on. They're trying to grab shoppers' attention early, because sales are expected to be weak this year.