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  • The Second City's best holiday shopping advice

    The Second City's best holiday shopping advice
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just the beginning. Welcome, Americans, to the official start of the holiday shopping season. No matter how much you all-caps the message “Christmas was invented by corporations to get consumers to spend more...
  • Can your holiday stress with the sound of 'Schlooop'!

    We've officially entered the Holiday Shopping Season, that special time of year the Christmas-Industrial Complex has been building to since Father's Day. Despite the long national nightmare of the "War on Christmas," we now have extended the holiday...
  • Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?

    Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?
    Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place. Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...
  • 5 tips for safe shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

    Shoppers descend on malls and Best Buys on Black Friday each year, hungry for outrageous markdowns and incredible deals. But beware. This is the last holiday shopping season before Americans will switch over to the chip-and-pin technology popular in...
  • 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...
  • Stocks sink after retail sales slip, China slows

    NEW YORK — Signs of weakness in China's economy and a weak start to the holiday shopping season knocked the stock market lower on Monday. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 13 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,055 as of 10:05 a.m....
  • 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,...
  • Protesters aim to slow holiday shopping

    Protesters aim to slow holiday shopping
    Activists in Chicago called for boycotting holiday shopping on Michigan Avenue Friday as part of an ongoing effort to protest the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black teen in Ferguson, Mo. More than 50...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weather warms as holiday shopping fires up

    Weather warms as holiday shopping fires up
    Milder air moved into the Chicago area as holiday shopping heated up on Black Friday. Thursday was one of the coldest Thanksgiving Days on record, but after a burst of flurries early Friday morning, temperatures were expected to rise into the mid-30s for...