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Macy's celebrates 150 years this weekend with discounts, cupcakes and free online shipping

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Macy's want to celebrate its 150th birthday with a gift for devoted shoppers. This Saturday, the first 150 customers (who are 18 and older) to enter the main entrance at any Macy's store will receive a $15 gift card for use that day, along with a special red carpet celebration. A few other ways Macy's is giving back this weekend:

SPECIAL SAVINGS PASS: Before you head over to Macy's, go online at, click on "print savings pass," bring it in with you during store hours between now and Sunday and get an additonal 20 percent off a selection of regular, sale and clearance purchases.

FREE ONLINE SHIPPING: Not gonna make it to the store this weekend? is also offering the sale online between now and Sunday. They're even offering free shipping this weekend for purchases of $99 or more. Here's the promo code: 150BDAY.

Check out additional activities at the following locations:

Macy's Woodfield: Cheer on the AYC Des Plaines Warriors cheerleaders and the Maine West High School Warriors cheerleaders as they perform at the main entrance at 10 a.m. Enjoy special offers throughout the store.

Macy's Old Orchard: Join the Niles West High School cheerleaders for a kickoff performance at the main entrance at 10 a.m. Enjoy special offers throughout the store and more.

Macy's Northbrook Court: Watch a spirited performance by the Deerfield High School Band at the main entrance at 10 a.m. and enjoy special offers throughout the store.

Macy's Oak Brook: Enjoy special offers throughout the store like cosmetic gifts-without-purchases, register-to-wins, Frango sampling, special offers from Starbucks and more.

Macy's Orland Square: Enjoy special offers throughout the store such complimentary fall skincare and color consultations at Clinique, Estee Lauder, MAC, Lancome, Chanel, Bobbi Brown, Origins, Philosophy, Clarins, Shiseido, Christian Dior, Benefit, Prescriptives and Elizabeth Arden. Also, enjoy free coffee in the Home area and complimentary bra fittings in Intimate Apparel.

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well, I guess 150 is almost as good as 156. (which is how old Fields would be.)

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