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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New session offers lawmakers a chance to set a meaningful agenda

    New session offers lawmakers a chance to set a meaningful agenda
    California's two-year legislative session began Monday as incumbent and new members of the Assembly and state Senate took their oaths. But it seemed as if the Legislature was already off and running before Thanksgiving, because some lawmakers announced...
  • Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year

    Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year
    After hitting the malls on Thanksgiving and scouring Black Friday sales, American consumers were back for another bout of retail therapy Monday. But the shopping day known for big online sales — called Cyber Monday — is expected to draw...
  • Oh how I yearn to bury Black Friday

    I am in no hurry to obtain "Grandpa" status. Yes, some of my friends have donned that title but, at 52, I'm not ready to wrap myself in a cardigan, retreat to a recliner and instruct everyone to stand near my "good ear" when addressing me. However, I...
  • Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem

    Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem
    This Thanksgiving weekend, Florida residents might be surprised to see loud and disorderly protesters harassing shoppers and blocking streets. These sorts of intimidation tactics are, unfortunately, all too common for a group known as OUR Walmart, which...
  • Brazil's Black Friday earns name Black Fraude for consumer complaints

    Brazil's Black Friday earns name Black Fraude for consumer complaints
    Although they don't celebrate Thanksgiving and don't have the day off on Friday, millions of Brazilians are taking part in a booming Black Friday of their own, and consumer protection authorities are working overtime to shield them from scams that have...
  • Some Lehigh Valley deer hunters have new rules

    What seemed like a long winter in 2014 has suddenly morphed into the outdoors homestretch. With this being Thanksgiving week, hunters won't have visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads while sleeping off the tryptophan-rich turkey that will be...
  • Free Disney snow globes, $10-off coupons at JC Penney on Thursday

    Free Disney snow globes, $10-off coupons at JC Penney on Thursday
      JC Penney again will hand out Disney snow globes featuring Mickey Mouse with coupons at its 5 p.m. Thankskgiving openings. In-store coupon giveaways include $10 off $10 purchase coupon with a promise that one out of every 100 will be a $100 super-...