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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Retail sales in October surprisingly good despite Abercrombie plunge

    Retail sales in October surprisingly good despite Abercrombie plunge
    Halloween seems to have scared off the bad vibes at the mall – for now – according to data showing better-than-projected retail sales in October. One gauge, from Retail Metrics, showed same-store sales last month rising 3.7% over the same...
  • To the greedy retailers ruining workers' Thanksgiving: It's gonna cost you

    To the greedy retailers ruining workers' Thanksgiving: It's gonna cost you
    Office supplies retailer Staples announced Wednesday that, for the first time, it would be opening its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving this year. Because who can wait until Black Friday for sales on office supplies? Staples joins Toys R Us, which will...
  • Who checks in stores before buying online? Everyone, says one study

    Who checks in stores before buying online? Everyone, says one study
    Showrooming: It’s a retail phenomenon that brick-and-mortar chains have hustled to shut down, in which shoppers check out products in person before buying them online at a discount. It’s a tactic that 100% of consumers have used at least...
  • Pump up the holiday jams

    Pump up the holiday jams
    It's Christmastime! Can't you hear the music? As I wander through retail stores for my various shopping needs, I notice that the standard rotation of acceptable pop music jams has been updated to include holiday music. And not just any holiday. It's...
  • Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving

    Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving
    At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening. In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...
  • The cure for retailers ruining Thanksgiving: A federal blue law

    The cure for retailers ruining Thanksgiving: A federal blue law
    Forget about that so-called war on Christmas. The real war is on Thanksgiving, and it looks as though the turkeys won’t be the only losers. Joining fellow retail giants Wal-Mart, Staples and who knows who else (it’s too depressing to count),...
  • Walmart will kick off Black Friday at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving

    Walmart will kick off Black Friday at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving
    Walmart is planning its earliest ever Black Friday doorbuster sale – starting at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. That’s when shoppers who get a spot in a designated line in the store will be guaranteed the chance to buy certain sale items for one...
  • More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving

    More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving
    The annual retail arms race is invading Thanksgiving with a vengeance. Instead of a Norman Rockwell tableau of family gathered round the turkey, a more fitting image this year might be Americans rushing out to bag bargains. On Monday, Wal-Mart, Target...
  • Walmart, Target, Best Buy Black Friday ads hit the Internet

    Walmart, Target, Best Buy Black Friday ads hit the Internet
    More than two weeks before the big shopping day, Walmart, Target, Best Buy and others have released their Black Friday advertisements. Among the highlights: WALMART Walmart will begin its doorbuster deals at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 --- otherwise...
  • Zoomball among Mardi Gras promotions

    Zoomball among Mardi Gras promotions
    Mardi Gras Casino promotions for November: Mondays: Monday Night Football Cash. Drawing held at end of each Monday Night Football Game. Earning entry period 3 p.m.-8 p.m. on day of drawing. Earn 20 points for an entry. If your entry is drawn from the...
  • Gulfstream pulls out Thanksgiving promotions

    Gulfstream pulls out Thanksgiving promotions
    Many casinos offer some kind of Thanksgiving-themed promotion, but Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) has three this month. From 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays is Turkey Fights....