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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Cyber Monday just another busy day among many to area merchants

    Cyber Monday just another busy day among many to area merchants
    Two years ago, Victoria Wilen ramped up online sales for her Kernel Encore popcorn shop with a colorful website and social-media strategy. The effort paid off. The Orlando company now ships popcorn across the country, even to Iceland and England. It's...
  • L.A. drivers to face nation's worst traffic on day before Thanksgiving

    L.A. drivers to face nation's worst traffic on day before Thanksgiving
    Angelenos will face the worst traffic in the country on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, with trips in the region projected to take 36% longer than average, a new report finds. Los Angeles tops the list of the nation’s most-congested cities this...
  • 'OUR Walmart' is a union front

    'OUR Walmart' is a union front
    The Friday after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is reliably one of the busiest shopping days of the year. And, just as reliably, you can expect a group called OUR Walmart, which is financed by the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW)...
  • Shopping Thursday? Here's Thanksgiving make-ahead-meal tips

    Shopping Thursday? Here's Thanksgiving make-ahead-meal tips
    With stores carving into Thanksgiving traditions with early openings on Nov. 27, the pressure may be on to get meals onto tables early to allow for shopping. You don't need to have a fast feast, though. South Florida chef and caterer Lenore Nolan-Ryan...
  • Best day for holiday deals? Not necessarily Black Friday

     Best day for holiday deals? Not necessarily Black Friday
    Those who would rather choke on a wishbone than forgo pecan pie for Thanksgiving Day sales or venture into the Black Friday madness might be happy to hear that next weekend's deals may be just the tip of the iceberg. "The 2014 holiday season is...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    Here's what you need to know to start your work week. WEATHER You will go to work in the rain today and come home in the sunshine this afternoon. Rain-laden clouds will give way to near-record warmth with temperatures climbing in to  the low 70s,...
  • Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday for some

    Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday for some
    Adam Soltys worked in retail for years, with his last job ending for a major electronics chain about the time "they started going to the whole Thanksgiving-opening stuff." "And that's something I absolutely do not agree with," said Soltys, who lives...
  • Ready, set, go: Cyber Monday travel deals

    Ready, set, go: Cyber Monday travel deals
    Practically everybody knows that Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is when folks can score some of the season's best prices on items like electronics and fashion. Now savvy travelers have discovered that they too can land sensational deals if they...
  • Walmart, Best Buy announce Black Friday plans

    Walmart, Best Buy announce Black Friday plans
    Walmart and Best Buy are among the latest retailers to announce special hours and deals for Black Friday. Walmart plans to offer the typical Thanksgiving and Black Friday discounts over a period of days, not hours, starting online Thanksgiving morning...
  • Toys "R" Us will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

    Toys "R" Us will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving
    Toys "R" Us will open its stores at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the same Black Friday kickoff time as last year for the toy retailer. The stores will stay open all night and throughout Black Friday, closing Friday evening at 11 p.m. Toys "R" Us also...
  • Breezy, sunny and cool Thanksgiving

    Breezy, sunny and cool Thanksgiving
    Just in time to kick off the holiday season, it should be a breezy cool Thanksgiving, with morning temperatures in the mid 50s and afternoon readings in the low 70s. For those planning to play outside – before sitting down to the turkey dinner...