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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • The season of excess begins

    The season of excess begins
    Some celebrate Christmas, some Hanukkah and some Kwanzaa, but to me the coming holiday time is potlatch season, and it's starting earlier every year. A potlatch was a festival of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest during which the host...
  • Protest at Wal-Mart in Ontario on Black Friday draws dozens of workers

    Protest at Wal-Mart in Ontario on Black Friday draws dozens of workers
    While the Black Friday shopping frenzy was taking place inside the Wal-Mart store in Ontario, things were decidedly less cheery outside in the parking lot early Friday morning. At 6 a.m., a scheduled protest staged by Warehouse Workers United, which...
  • Pizza Hut offers to rehire manager who refused to open Thanksgiving

    A store manager of a Pizza Hut franchise in Indiana is mulling over a rehire offer from the worldwide pizza chain after he was fired for refusing to open the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day. Pizza Hut's corporate office said in a statement it was "very...
  • Black Friday Orlando draws deal-seekers

    Black Friday Orlando draws deal-seekers
    Tamara Woods traveled 3,000 miles just for Black Friday shopping in the U.S., an annual pilgrammage she makes from Northern Ireland.  But even a trip that long didn't prepare her and her husband for the lines at Tommy Hilfiger at the Premium Outlets...
  • Report: Celebrate Black Friday with Jimmy Fallon, Carrie Underwood and Rashida Jones

    Report: Celebrate Black Friday with Jimmy Fallon, Carrie Underwood and Rashida Jones
    Jimmy Fallon and guests Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood had some fun with Black Friday and Thanksgiving singing a medley of tunes that parody popular hits on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallom." The Black Friday bit comes about 3:15 into the bit. Click here...
  • Black Friday updates from the Grove, the Oaks and South Coast Plaza

    Black Friday updates from the Grove, the Oaks and South Coast Plaza
    Despite heavy rain in some parts of the Southland, shoppers still turned out at malls early Friday, although crowds appeared significantly thinner than on Thanksgiving night. At the Grove, a line had formed down the block for the 7 a.m. opening of...
  • Black Friday deals lead to violence around nation

    Black Friday deals lead to violence around nation
    Every year, retailers slash prices on and around Thanksgiving, enticing bargain hunters to brave large crowds and long lines in order to get great deals. And every year there are reports of violence and confrontations. While reports say less Americans...
  • For some, Black Friday shopping began on Thanksgiving

    For some, Black Friday shopping began on Thanksgiving
    Anna Szuba of Pasadena shopped on Thanksgiving last year -- two hours in line to get in the store and three hours in line to get out. No thanks, she said. This year she started around midnight Friday and worked through her gift list among much smaller...
  • Weather forecast: Black Friday shoppers should bundle up

    Weather forecast: Black Friday shoppers should bundle up
    Black Friday shoppers awakening from their Thanksgiving turkey hangovers to brave the frigid conditions Friday morning should bundle up. The predawn door-busters were faced with lows in the upper 20s overnight in downtown Baltimore and in the mid 20s in...
  • Shoppers storm 8 p.m. store openings on Thanksgiving, 1,000 in line at Target

    Shoppers storm 8 p.m. store openings on Thanksgiving, 1,000 in line at Target
    The Thanksgiving deals keep coming, with a big round of stores throwing open their doors at 8 p.m. Hundreds of shoppers rushed into the Kohl's at Stonewood Center in Downey, quickly nabbing all of the available shopping carts as they took off in their...
  • Midnight shoppers out in force at Citadel, the Oaks, Eagle Rock

    Midnight shoppers out in force at Citadel, the Oaks, Eagle Rock
    Who needs sleep when there are deals to be had? At Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles, which opened at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the parking area for the shopping center became so full that some shoppers were being directed to park a 10-minute walk away. At...