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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Black Friday weekend sales slump amid holiday bargain marathon

    Black Friday weekend sales slump amid holiday bargain marathon
    Holiday promotions that debuted as early as October led to a sharp decrease in Black Friday weekend sales, as some consumers took a breather from buying, according to industry data released Sunday. Traffic from Thanksgiving Day through Sunday fell 5.2.%...
  • Small Business Saturday gives options to shoppers wanting to buy local

     Small Business Saturday gives options to shoppers wanting to buy local
    A blue mat at the Dick Pond Athletics store in Hoffman Estates implores customers to "Shop Small." In Wicker Park, Futurgarb on Saturday will offer 20 percent off its clothing and accessories, as well as cupcakes and mimosas. Across the street, Emma, a...
  • Your guide to Cyber Monday, now 'Cyber Week'

    Your guide to Cyber Monday, now 'Cyber Week'
    As Black Friday has now morphed into a two-day event with the addition of shopping deals on Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday has in many cases similarly stretched into an extended affair. Cyber Monday, typically the largest online shopping day of the year, is...
  • 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...
  • What readers are thankful for

    To the editor: How refreshing to read your editorial about gratitude and how many events this last year that we could be grateful for. ("Sriracha, a water bond and other things for which we're thankful," Editorial, Nov. 26) The materialism and madness...
  • Crowds lighter than usual for Black Friday, as deals start earlier

    Crowds lighter than usual for Black Friday, as deals start earlier
    In many stores on Black Friday, shoppers moved at a leisurely pace through clear aisles and waited in relatively short lines in what may be the new normal of the holiday shopping season. Because the shopping mania began early — with consumers...
  • Shoppers find Black Friday manageable at Burbank Town Center

    Shoppers find Black Friday manageable at Burbank Town Center
    Lines were short and shelves were well-stocked at Burbank Town Center at around 9 a.m. on Friday, but there were still plenty of deals to be had. Shoppers who made it to Bed Bath & Beyond before noon could have snagged a Dyson vacuum for more than $200...
  • Lead evaporates but Scandella saves Wild in overtime vs. Stars

    DALLAS The Wild knows it better get its act together. Black Friday means Thanksgiving is in the rearview mirror, and in the NHL, there's the unwritten Thanksgiving threshold where teams outside the top eight at Turkey Day more often than not miss the...
  • Adoption Day turns emotional ties into legal bonds

    Adoption Day turns emotional ties into legal bonds
    This wasn't the first Thanksgiving that 13-year-old Dayana spent with Santos Magana's big, extended family. But this was the first time that she had something very specific to be thankful for. Dayana is now, officially and forever, part of that family....
  • 818 Roundup: Salvation Army hosts families for Thanksgiving; Black Friday shopping

    818 Roundup: Salvation Army hosts families for Thanksgiving; Black Friday shopping
    Good morning, 818! It's Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 75 degrees and a low of 53 degrees with a chance of drizzle. Your headlines for the day: - The Salvation Army, in both Burbank and Glendale, hosted...