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  • Before the turkey, shoppers fill up on toys at Baltimore area stores

    Before the turkey, shoppers fill up on toys at Baltimore area stores
    As more than 300 customers waited outside Thursday, a booming order echoed over the intercom inside the Kohl's in Timonium. "Let's have a quick huddle," manager Brian Stoops told the 70 employees. "We've got 15 minutes to kickoff. This is what it's...
  • Mattel's holiday wish: to get its toys on more children's wish lists

    Mattel's holiday wish: to get its toys on more children's wish lists
    Barbie and her teammates may get a chilly reception from holiday shoppers. After suffering a rough year, toy maker Mattel Inc. is facing an uphill battle during the crucial gift-buying months of November and December. The El Segundo company has...
  • Back to the malls as Black Friday begins

    Day 2 of the holiday shopping rush began quietly in the dark and the cold. Many stores were open by 7 a.m., some only a few hours after closing on Thanksgiving. A few people milled about outside Boynton Beach Mall before the 6 a.m. opening, five hours...
  • Shopping rush for Black Friday deals on the Peninsula

     Shopping rush for Black Friday deals on the Peninsula
    Andre Mosley was ready for an upgrade, and Thanksgiving night was the time to get one. "I was second or third in line for a PlayStation 3 last year," the 18-year-old Newport News man said. On Thursday, Mosley and his twin brother, Andrew, got in...
  • Holiday shopping begins at Lehigh Valley Mall

    Holiday shopping begins at Lehigh Valley Mall
    Get your game on, shoppers, bargains await at retail outlets across the Lehigh Valley. Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday shopping season, as bargain-hunters lined up for deep discounts at major store chains and malls. The Lehigh...
  • Thousands pack Lake stores to nab holiday deals

    Thousands pack Lake stores to nab holiday deals
    They call themselves the "Molokai Ladies." Every year, the four women from a Bassville Park mobile-home park slip on antler headbands and holiday colors before scouting for deals at Lake Square Mall on Black Friday. "We laugh, then we go out to have...
  • Strong Thanksgiving Day online sales encourage retailers

    Early figures for online shopping on Thanksgiving Day show a substantial increase from last year, a sign both of the growing role of e-commerce and of the shopping season's inroads into the Thanksgiving holiday. Custora, a company that helps retailers...
  • Retailers' data breaches could get 'ugly' during holiday season

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Hold onto your credit cards cybercriminals are eager to hack them, and this holiday shopping season, there is a good chance they will be successful. Despite the massive and high-profile data breach at Target last year, in which thieves...
  • Black Friday dawns quietly in South Florida

    Black Friday dawns quietly in South Florida
    Black Friday may be losing its early-hours glow. Pre-dawn crowds were small Friday at malls and stores across South Florida, although they picked up later in the day. Many retailers now start their holiday bargains on Thanksgiving Day, and the excitement...
  • Black Friday shopping quieter as Thanksgiving deals reel in more shoppers

    Black Friday shopping quieter as Thanksgiving deals reel in more shoppers
    The early-morning bargain-hunting frenzy that once marked the start of holiday shopping on Black Friday has gone the way of the dinosaur. With many stores opening on Thanksgiving in an ever-intensifying retail arms race with each other and online...
  • Fewer shoppers say they'll be out on Thanksgiving

    Fewer shoppers say they'll be out on Thanksgiving
    Despite many retailers' plans to open their doors earlier on Thanksgiving Day, fewer consumers say they expect to shop during the holiday this year than last, possibly an indication that improved economic conditions means people are less desperate for the...