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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • The Tackeria takes the reins of Small Business Saturday

    The Tackeria takes the reins of Small Business Saturday
    Small business Saturday is Nov. 29 and what better way to support it than to shop small that day to make a big difference. "It's neat to have grown and evolved with the community," said Lou Cuthbertson, who manages The Tackeria, an equestrian shop...
  • Post-Thanksgiving workout: It's all about the Megaformer

    KANSAS CITY Thanksgiving is full of gratitude and second plates, but it also launches that time of year when fitness takes a backseat to end-of-year bucket lists, calorie-pushing parties and epic moments in shopping. Black Friday might make you sweat,...
  • Cyber Monday spending growth slows

    Cyber Monday spending growth slows
    Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. Internet holiday shopping rose 8.5 percent on Cyber Monday, typically the busiest day...
  • Energy companies lead an advance in U.S. stocks

    Energy and health-care companies led major stock indexes higher on Tuesday, even as crude oil resumed its slide. General Motors rose after reporting stronger sales, and Biogen, a biotech company, soared following news that its drug for Alzheimer's disease...
  • New session offers lawmakers a chance to set a meaningful agenda

    New session offers lawmakers a chance to set a meaningful agenda
    California's two-year legislative session began Monday as incumbent and new members of the Assembly and state Senate took their oaths. But it seemed as if the Legislature was already off and running before Thanksgiving, because some lawmakers announced...
  • Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year

    Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year
    After hitting the malls on Thanksgiving and scouring Black Friday sales, American consumers were back for another bout of retail therapy Monday. But the shopping day known for big online sales — called Cyber Monday — is expected to draw...
  • Oh how I yearn to bury Black Friday

    I am in no hurry to obtain "Grandpa" status. Yes, some of my friends have donned that title but, at 52, I'm not ready to wrap myself in a cardigan, retreat to a recliner and instruct everyone to stand near my "good ear" when addressing me. However, I...
  • The investing problem of abundance: James Saft

    It is the season of abundance, but sometimes abundance is the last thing financial markets need. Shares fell on Monday as two stories troubled investors; the low and falling price of oil and the disappointing retail takings over the Black Friday shopping...
  • Brazil's Black Friday earns name Black Fraude for consumer complaints

    Brazil's Black Friday earns name Black Fraude for consumer complaints
    Although they don't celebrate Thanksgiving and don't have the day off on Friday, millions of Brazilians are taking part in a booming Black Friday of their own, and consumer protection authorities are working overtime to shield them from scams that have...
  • Ever-earlier start has Black Friday shoppers again rushing for deals

    Ever-earlier start has Black Friday shoppers again rushing for deals
    At a Toys R Us in Ontario, veteran Black Friday shopper Carmen Hernandez arrived before 7 a.m. to grab bargains on playthings for the 25 children in her extended family. At the top of her list: Packs of Play-Doh for $1, down from $3.99. "I've been...
  • Welcome to #GivingTuesday and some great local causes

    Welcome to #GivingTuesday and some great local causes
    If you haven't maxed out your credit cards on the pre-Thanksgiving sales, the Thanksgiving Night sales, the Black Friday sales and the Cyber Monday sales, charities around Central Florida and around the world are hoping you'll offer up some financial love...