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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Retailers preparing for Super Saturday

    Retailers preparing for Super Saturday
    It is time to panic. Procrastinators who spent the last two months rolling their eyes at holiday promotions that began on Halloween and avoiding the Black Friday crowds are facing the final shopping rush. And retailers are striving to meet them where...
  • 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 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...