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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Black Friday highlights the contrast between rich and poor

    Black Friday highlights the contrast between rich and poor
    In Northeast Los Angeles, 1,000 people huddled in the evening chill last Thanksgiving as they waited outside a Target store for the chance to snap up Black Friday deals. Across town at the Grove, the mostly upscale stores such as Barneys and Nordstrom...
  • Care about family values? Don't go shopping on Thanksgiving Day

    Care about family values? Don't go shopping on Thanksgiving Day
    Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, revolves around the communal family meal. With Americans’ increasingly busy schedules, it is a rare occasion to slow down and be with your nearest and dearest. But if some retailers have it their way,...
  • Lake restaurants gear up to offer turkey and trimmings on holiday

    When asked, "What are you making for Thanksgiving," more people than ever answer, "Reservations." About 30 million people will visit a restaurant this Thanksgiving, according to the National Restaurant Association, and more of them will order the...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 26

    Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 26
    Here are your stories for Wednesday: Thanksgiving food and thoughts; holiday travel; sea turtles; redistricting process; and more. 1. As today is the "biggest travel day of the year," holiday travel is expected to be a mess. Enjoy your time at the...
  • Local businesses are the highlight of Small Business Saturday

    Local businesses are the highlight of Small Business Saturday
    Planning on stopping at the mall Thanksgiving weekend for that perfect gift? You might just find it downtown. "Black Friday is traditionally big box day for shopping, but it's become a big day for small businesses," said Laura Simon, associate...
  • Consumer Reports Holiday Poll: Black Friday May Be Losing Its Charm

    Consumer Reports Holiday Poll: Black Friday May Be Losing Its Charm
    The thrill of shopping on the Black Friday weekend may have lost its luster, more than half of Americans say they won't be shopping at all, and three-quarters of people skipping stores say it's because of crowds, according to Consumer Reports latest Black...
  • Thanksgiving for sale, just like you want it

    Thanksgiving for sale, just like you want it
    If the first Thanksgiving harvest celebrations on these shores were held with today's leave-no-opportunity-untapped mentality, there would be a presenting sponsor, corporate underwriting, advertising signage and various tiers of VIP access sold. We...
  • As Black Friday weekend approaches, it's a 24-hour shopping world

    As Black Friday weekend approaches, it's a 24-hour shopping world
    Limited-time holiday deals on cookware, headphones, jewelry and more already are counting down on Amazon, and new offers crop up as often as every 10 minutes. Toys "R" Us is promoting 11 days of savings starting Wednesday. Wal-Mart will stretch Black...
  • A 5-pound newspaper: How many ads are in our Thanksgiving Day paper?

    A 5-pound newspaper: How many ads are in our Thanksgiving Day paper?
    In our business, it's no secret that the Thanksgiving newspaper is the largest of the year. THis year's newspaper is so packed with holiday advertisements and Black Friday sales, it weighs almost 5 pounds. It's also one of the most anticipated...
  • How to navigate holiday-shopping mania

    How to navigate holiday-shopping mania
    Forget the turkey dinner and football, the real main event of Thanksgiving weekend has arrived: the shopping. Once again, retailers are kicking off a shopping frenzy that starts Thursday, hits full steam on Black Friday and continues through the weekend...
  • Dress rehearsals help keep retailers' Black Friday on track

    Dress rehearsals help keep retailers' Black Friday on track
    A few days before Thanksgiving, Best Buy general manager Kevin Kodidek paced before his 100 store associates like a benevolent drill sergeant, psyching them up for the onslaught of deal-seekers who soon would come crashing through the doors. Crashing is...