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The response from last Friday’s launch of the Charleston Savvy Shopper blog and website was incredible.

It’s obvious you have been longing for this kind of consumer shopping information. We look forward to continuing to provide you with insights into the best deals around town.

Now we are taking the exciting next step. Starting Monday, the Charleston Savvy Shopper website will feature an exclusive Deal of the Day, deeply discounted local products and services. Once you sign up for the Deal of the Day email, you will be notified each day of the fantastic savings.

If you haven’t done so yet, sign up at

Seriously, don’t miss out on these local bargains. The sneak peek I’ve seen is pretty incredible.

We are here in this space every Friday to help our readers find great deals, and to give tips and advice on how to save money.

You can find this column, more deals and columns from The Post and Courier about personal finance, retail news, inexpensive entertainment options and more at

Please continue to email me with feedback on this new column and website. Also, feel free to share deals you happen to come across. Email You also can follow @chssavvyshopper on Twitter or on Facebook.

Local deals

Carolina Girls at 1890 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. is having its Summer Sidewalk sale 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. You will be able to find accessories 40 percent to 75 percent off. This is happening only at the West Ashley location. Get there early for the widest selection. I might see you out there.

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Movie-goers will love this deal. Go to and click on the link for the Summer Movie Clubhouse in the bottom left corner. You can pre-buy 10 movie tickets for $5. That’s 50 cents each! There will be one family-friendly movie each week at the Summerville Movies 8 location from May 30 to Aug. 4. What great fun!

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