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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Holiday shopping abroad has become easier with online payment services

    This holiday season, it's almost as simple to shop on the other side of the world as it is to buy from a store down the block. International online payment services such as AliPay and PayPal are trying to ensure that a South Carolina fashionista can...
  • Super Saturday tops Black Friday as busiest shopping day

    Super Saturday tops Black Friday as busiest shopping day
    Shoppers flocked to stores on Super Saturday, boosting sales as the clock counted down to Christmas. The Saturday before Christmas saw sales hit $23 billion, surpassing Black Friday's $20 billion this year, according to research firm Customer Growth...
  • Bullish holiday shoppers are eager to spend

    Bullish holiday shoppers are eager to spend
    Holiday shoppers were back in force Friday, clutching gift cards, searching for deals, returning unwanted presents and feeling pretty good about the year ahead. Each year, Erin Neubauer, 45, spends the day after Christmas buying ornaments with her...
  • Black Friday: Super Bowl of shopping kicks off at Gurnee Mills

    Black Friday: Super Bowl of shopping kicks off at Gurnee Mills
    Tannya and Florin Nistor loaded up their 4-month-old daughter Tatiana and headed north from Glenview Friday morning, arriving at Gurnee Mills at 7 a.m. Yes, they were focused on securing some Black Friday deals, but the early-bird shopping excursion...
  • Moran: 'Tis the season for unexplained travel nightmares

    The news out of Chicago’s Midway Airport — known to our grandparents as The World’s Busiest Airport — was that the lines to get through security stretched more than a mile on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The news out of central...
  • Around Town: Pining for a less commercialized Hanukkah

    It’s time for Around Town’s annual hat tip to dreidels, latkes and menorahs. Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday honoring the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem around 160 BCE (or B.C.) after the successful Maccabean Revolt against...
  • Retail sales rise 0.7% in November, largest gain in eight months

    Retail sales rise 0.7% in November, largest gain in eight months
    Retail sales rose more than expected in November as holiday shoppers took advantage of falling gas prices and an improving job market to scoop up electronics and other goods. In November, retail sales climbed to $449.3 billion, up 0.7% from October...
  • How a Lexus ES 350 Saved Christmas

     
    You probably saw a Christmas tree strapped to the roof of every other car the day after Thanksgiving. Discounted trees fly out the doors of hardware and department stores quicker than pants unbuckle after an excessive turkey dinner. I planned......
  • The Grinch in me

    In a house with young kids, all the shopping, spending, wrapping and merry-making that goes in to Christmas Day -- which takes weeks to prepare and often twice as much money as originally planned -- gets largely credited to Santa Claus come December 25th....
  • Ticked off! @bicyclists, parents

    I'm ticked off at Orlando for setting taxi fares. What is this, Chicago? I'm also ticked off that the real estate taxes went up an ungodly 17 percent! I'm ticked off at parents who do not hand out their kid's Christmas list before Thanksgiving or right...
  • What's trending: Black Friday, MTV's Ryan Knight, Netflix, OPEC & more

    What's trending: Black Friday, MTV's Ryan Knight, Netflix, OPEC & more
    Social is roaring on this Black Friday. From holiday shopping to the death of the "Real World" cast member, here's what's trending today: 1. Black Friday As soon as Thanksgiving dinner ended, many holiday shoppers flocked to stores hoping top snag a...