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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • 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...
  • Melissa McCarthy joins the ranks of celebrity fashion moguls

    Melissa McCarthy joins the ranks of celebrity fashion moguls
    Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy is the latest star to jump on the celebrity fashion brand bandwagon according to a report in fashion industry trade paper WWD, which reports McCarthy has inked a deal with Sunrise Brands to "create...
  • 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...
  • No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized

    No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized
    The shock of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day has worn off in recent years. But the practice continues to enrage some people, especially as some stores open even earlier on Thursday. As of Wednesday, Change.org, an online petition platform, was...
  • Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast

    Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast
    Thanksgiving travel is tough sledding this year in South Florida. A major snowstorm in the Northeast caused an estimated 249 flights to be canceled or delayed Wednesday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. As of 5:30 p.m. 81 arrivals...
  • Black Friday and the gap between rich and poor

    Black Friday and the gap between rich and poor
    To the editor: What a revealing juxtaposition of articles on the front page of The Times. ("Black Friday highlights the contrast between rich and poor," and "High-end home sales are surging in Southern California," Nov. 23) Above the fold in Monday's...
  • This Thanksgiving dinner package costs $35,000, but it comes with a parade

    This Thanksgiving dinner package costs $35,000, but it comes with a parade
    Chances are you'll be spending a pretty penny on Thanksgiving dinner this year. That organic turkey, all the necessary fixin's, dessert and wine can add up. But one New York City restaurant has a Thanksgiving dinner package that will set you back $35,000....