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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bargain hunters seek deals on Black Friday

    Bargain hunters seek deals on Black Friday
    Central Florida holiday shoppers prowled the aisles for deals at malls and big-box stores as the Thanksgiving weekend retail frenzy started slow Friday but stretched into a busy day two. Stores didn't see the daybreak crowds that were once a hallmark...
  • 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...
  • Online sales, early discounts alter holiday shopping traditions

    Online sales, early discounts alter holiday shopping traditions
    Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier, according to data released Sunday by an industry group. The...
  • LogoUp grows with Cyber Monday sales

    LogoUp grows with Cyber Monday sales
    Cyber Monday continues to grow, and an online retailer in Pompano Beach is growing along with it. LogoUp.com produces customized, embroidered apparel and accessories for businesses. It ranked 80th on the 2014 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    Here's what you need to know to start your week.    WEATHER Mostly cloud today with a high of 63, and a low of 34. Variable winds will be out of the west-northwest at 6 to 12 mph. Tonight, a dreaded trio of snow, sleet and rain will arrive...