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Thanksgiving

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  • Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales

    Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales
    Consumers went in search of cyber deals Monday amid a barrage of emails and Web offers from retailers. But Cyber Monday may be losing its significance as the biggest online day of the season, thanks to this year's earlier and more diluted kickoff to...
  • Evan Burian, Andy Melosky on traditional Thanksgiving week TV show

     
    Local historian and Morning Call contributor Evan Burian, and former Whitehall and Northampton football coach Andy Melosky are among the special guests on this week's Morning Call "Calling All Sports" television show. It's the traditional Thanksgiving...
  • The retail industry's war on Thanksgiving

    The retail industry's war on Thanksgiving
    Like the Cold War arms race, retailers' assault on Thanksgiving appears to have reached the point of unremitting insanity. Next week Target, Kohl's, K-Mart, Sears and many other retailers will be opening their stores for some Thanksgiving hours starting...
  • Shopping season hits Harford [editorial]

    Calling the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, at least according to one explanation, came into being as a business term. Its location on the calendar, coupled with it being a perfect day for people with the day off to do a little shopping, made it...
  • La Caņada Turkey Trot draws in 1,400 entrants, some in costume

    La Cañada Turkey Trot draws in 1,400 entrants, some in costume
    The forecast promised rain on Thanksgiving, but luckily for La Caņada residents that promise and the clouds that came with it were broken Thursday morning as the sun shone down on Memorial Park for the 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Run and Food Drive,...
  • Broadway Box Office: Gobbling Up Record Thanksgiving Sales

    Broadway feasted on record box office totals last week as shows ranging from "Kinky Boots" to "Twelfth Night/Richard III" broke house records and "Pippin" shimmied its way into the black. With a whopping 14 shows topping the $1 million mark -- and three,...
  • Start the Presses: Stop and smell the turkey

    Start the Presses: Stop and smell the turkey
    Here's the scene: I'm sitting at the breakfast bar in a condominium rental a few blocks away from the University of Washington, watching the famously gloomy Seattle skies get grayer and grayer. I have to write a column, and I have no idea what in the...
  • Black Friday had early start on Thanksgiving day at Burbank Kmart

    Black Friday had early start on Thanksgiving day at Burbank Kmart
    Black Friday crept into Thanksgiving this year, with Kmart in Burbank opening its doors early Thursday morning, drawing hundreds of bargain hunters looking to snag a television, Android tablet or other discounted items. PHOTOS: Thanksgiving Day Kmart...
  • Store's donation saves Thanksgiving dinner

    Store's donation saves Thanksgiving dinner
    As students in Marina High School's Endeavors program sat down to a turkey feast on Friday, they gave thanks for family, friends and a Thanksgiving meal that almost wasn't. The 22-pound turkey, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole steamed on the...
  • Shoppers pack stores earlier than ever on Black Friday

    Shoppers pack stores earlier than ever on Black Friday
    Bargain hunters flooded Glendale's shopping malls Thursday evening  as Black Friday crept into Thanksgiving this year with some retailers opening their doors early to shoppers. At Urban Outfitters at the Americana at Brand, customers had lined up as...
  • Thanksgiving shopping not a cause for protest [Letter]

    Thanksgiving shopping not a cause for protest [Letter]
    I mean no disrespect, but I expected better from Susan Reimer than her recent column on Thanksgiving shopping ("Thanks for not shopping," Nov. 25). Having read her previous columns, I felt she was of reasonable mind. She has since convinced me otherwise....