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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • As Black Friday nears, consumer sentiment drops further

    WASHINGTON -- For retailers, this is not comforting news on the eve of Black Friday: Consumer sentiment continued to sag this month, failing to rebound from the plunge in October caused by the federal government shutdown and budget impasse in Washington....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Orlando Fashion Square will give cash back for Black Friday purchases

    Orlando Fashion Square will give cash back for Black Friday purchases
    If you spend $100 at Orlando Fashion Square starting at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving, the mall will give you $20 in reward bucks to keep shopping. There is a per-person limit of $100 in reward bucks for receipts up to $500. The Holiday Shopper Rewards Center,...
  • Wal-Mart to get new CEO; Doug McMillon to replace Mike Duke

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s board members Monday elected a new chief executive and president to succeed Mike Duke, 63, in a transition that had been rumored for months as the retailer struggled with slow sales growth. Doug McMillon, 47, is scheduled to...
  • Black Friday 2013: 7 things you should definitely be buying

    Black Friday 2013: 7 things you should definitely be buying
    It’s as much a part of Thanksgiving tradition as watching football and skipping the cranberry sauce: that moment when you pull back from the table, turn on the news and laugh at people huddled outside stores under blankets, waiting for Black Friday¬†...
  • Think Black Friday is best day to get a deal? Think again

     Think Black Friday is best day to get a deal? Think again
    As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal. But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
  • Black Friday deals offered for Bitcoin users

    Good news from everyone's favorite cryptocurrency. If you happen to be among the digital vanguard holding Bitcoins, then you're in line for some exclusive deals on Black Friday.  A group of online activists, Bitcoin boosters and retailers have...
  • Walmart Black Friday map posted online

    Walmart Black Friday map posted online
    Walmart has posted its Black Friday map online. Rather than requiring shoppers to line up for deals outside, Walmart posts specific deals in various locations around the store. In order to nab the bargain, you must know ahead of time which line is the...
  • From the Boathouse: Make it a safe holiday on the harbor

    Ahoy! My radar is showing that Thanksgiving is closing in fast, and I cannot believe a year has sailed by already. Also, the day after Thanksgiving is the infamous Black Friday, when I batten down the hatches as the crazed holiday shoppers attack the...
  • Wal-Mart gets a new CEO: Doug McMillon replaces Mike Duke

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s board members on Monday elected a new chief executive and president to replace Mike Duke, 63. Doug McMillon, 47, is scheduled to take the reins on Feb. 1, the company said, about four years after Duke stepped into the...