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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Gun sales soar in Florida on Black Friday

    Gun sales soar in Florida on Black Friday
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida gun dealers saw a sharp increase in sales as shoppers flooded stores the day after Thanksgiving. With 8,300 background checks conducted on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping period, the Florida...
  • November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline

    November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline
    Despite a wimpy Black Friday, early estimates show retail sales posted solid growth in November as a whole, suggesting that earlier and more frequent discounts are stealing the thunder of the traditional shopping weekend, but giving the industry...
  • Start of shopping 'marathon' looks promising, retailers say

    Start of shopping 'marathon' looks promising, retailers say
    Decked out in matching uniforms — black, long-sleeved jerseys with "Santa Baby" on the front — Christy Horn and several relatives took a midmorning break from Black Friday shopping for a photo shoot in front of a mall Christmas tree display,...
  • Cyber Monday growth slows after retail sales fell Thanksgiving weekend

    Cyber Monday growth slows after retail sales fell Thanksgiving weekend
    Online sales on what has become known as Cyber Monday were 8.7 percent higher than last year as of 2 p.m., according to IBM Digital Analytics. But the increase is far short of the 21 percent yearly growth seen last year. The smaller pace of growth...
  • 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....
  • Cyber Monday could be crucial this year

    Cyber Monday could be crucial this year
    At Bambeco's Baltimore warehouse, workers have been stocking wool throw blankets, soy candles, hemp dog beds and other items since July for Cyber Monday, the biggest day of the year for the online eco-friendly retailer. "This is, we like to say, our...
  • 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...
  • Two women already camping out at Best Buy for Black Friday deals

    Two women already camping out at Best Buy for Black Friday deals
    Weeks before retailers across the nation slash prices for Black Friday, two women in California are already camped out at Best Buy, according to the Banning-Beaumont Patch. The women arrived last week and plan to camp out 22 days before the doors open...