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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]

    No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]
    As most Americans doze off in front of the TV after a few too many helpings of turkey and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving, some 20 million others will be heading out to work. Called on by their employers to work on the holiday, most feel they cannot say...
  • Thanksgiving gas prices down from last year

    Thanksgiving gas prices down from last year
    Drivers on Thanksgiving will save a few pennies at the pump compared with Turkey Day last year. The national price for gasoline this Thanksgiving will average $3.27 a gallon, down 16 cents from last year and 5 cents below 2011, according to GasByuddy....
  • Bmore Gives More on Giving Tuesday [Commentary]

    Bmore Gives More on Giving Tuesday [Commentary]
    Baltimore is a city of idiosyncrasies, personalities and a heaping dose of serious pride. We are a little suspicious of anything too showy or pretentious and celebrate the workman-like achievements of our leaders and icons. We're always ready to defend...
  • Mary J. Blige to anchor TV holiday special

    Mary J. Blige to anchor TV holiday special
    Thanksgiving isn’t just for stuffing your face with turkey, watching Charlie Brown on TV and then splurging on electronics at Black Friday sales. The holiday also launches the season of TV holiday specials anchored by musicians. Lady Gaga will...
  • CBS' Lara Logan on leave after botched story. Obama visits Hollywood.

    After the coffee. Before making the stuffing and cranberry sauce. The Skinny: Who are we kidding? No one wants to be here today, and we're all looking to cut out early. But before you do, here's your Morning Fix to make you feel informed. Today's...
  • Retailers try to put positive spin on their creep into Thanksgiving

    Retailers try to put positive spin on their creep into Thanksgiving
    When retailers opened on Thanksgiving last year, workers protested outside stores and holiday purists grumbled online — a distracting sideshow in what ultimately proved to be a less-than-robust sales season. Still, 35 million Americans showed up...
  • Ten thousand ways to help

    In this space I've generally avoided writing about retailers, other than the mom-and-pop variety. The big chains don't need any help from me, and I wouldn't give it to them anyway, because mega-commercialism of the Walmart/Target/Best Buy variety has...
  • Black Friday tents go up at Best Buy

    Black Friday tents go up at Best Buy
    Black Friday hit Burbank early this year, with shoppers pitching tents in front of the local Best Buy as early as Saturday to claim first dibs on discounted electronics.  As of Monday afternoon, seven tents were lined up outside of the Empire Center...
  • Guest post: Links to Black Friday deals

    Guest post: Links to Black Friday deals
    Editor's note: This is a guest post from Mike Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com. Most, if not all, Black Friday deals will be offered online -- and most will hit the web before the in-store sales begin. These Best Buy deals have gone live today,...
  • Guest post: A rundown of Black Friday tablet deals

    Guest post: A rundown of Black Friday tablet deals
    Editor's note: This is a guest post written by Mike Tietjens from crazytowndeals.com. We expect Amazon to price match many of these at some point. Check here for their prices. Some of the best deals this Holiday Season are going to be on tablets! We...
  • Restaurants open on Thanksgiving, offer Black Friday meal deals

    Wish that turkey would just cook itself? Tuckered out after hours at the mall? That’s why many American restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving and serving up special bargains on Black Friday. On the holiday itself, Boston Market will serve up...