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  • 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...
  • Holiday shoppers spring into action

    Holiday shoppers spring into action
    Sisters Kim and Karla Duenas of Tinley Park said they started their holiday shopping at 1 a.m. on Black Friday. About eight hours later, Kim, 21, and Karla, 14, were resting up in easy chairs at a sitting area inside the Orland Square Mall, weary but...
  • A bleaker 'Breakfast Club'

    A bleaker 'Breakfast Club'
    Rocky Costanzo will admit he wasn't exactly Mr. Congeniality in school. "I was kind of a bully," said Costanzo. "I wasn't really bad, but it was peer pressure to impress your friends by being a jerk." Though Costanzo, 41, of Huntington Beach, hasn't...
  • Millennials are expected to dominate Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping

    Millennials are expected to dominate Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping
    Christine McCoy plans to shop on Thanksgiving evening and wake up at 5 a.m. on Black Friday to hit the stores again with a couple of friends. The 23-year-old Baltimore resident said she will likely go to Target, Wal-Mart and Towson Town Center to score...
  • Don't buy bad goods for Christmas

    Don't buy bad goods for Christmas
    Some people are disappointed when they don't get what they wanted for Christmas. An even bigger letdown might be thinking you got what you wanted, then realizing after a close look that your gift is a knock-off. The holiday shopping madness has begun,...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ director on Jennifer Lawrence and Philip Seymour Hoffman

     
    Inside filmmaker Francis Lawrence’s West L.A. office sits a framed collection of arrows with an inscription reading, “May the odds […]...
  • Care about family values? Don't go shopping on Thanksgiving Day

    Care about family values? Don't go shopping on Thanksgiving Day
    Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, revolves around the communal family meal. With Americans’ increasingly busy schedules, it is a rare occasion to slow down and be with your nearest and dearest. But if some retailers have it their way,...
  • A holiday shopping pep talk from the Watchdog

    A holiday shopping pep talk from the Watchdog
    If you're ditching your family and heading to the stores on Thanksgiving, or already are digging into the online sales, here's some advice to keep you from being scammed and feeling like a turkey. The Christmas shopping season is when seasoned...
  • Rockville Drama Club to perform 'Seedfolk'

    Rockville Drama Club to perform 'Seedfolk'
    Rockville High School's Drama Club rarely does the type of show that is performed by typical high schools. This time around, the troupe is performing "Seedfolk," a play (and book) by Paul Fleischman, which adviser Gabbi Mendelsohn said is still a "work in...
  • Holiday shopping another attraction for Orlando hotel

     Holiday shopping another attraction for Orlando hotel
    A few hundred guests at the Florida Hotel will have a front-row seat to one of the biggest American events of the year: Thanksgiving weekend shopping. Approaching a typically slow week for conferences, Florida Hotel used a promotional deal to fill up...
  • Hispanic shoppers to spend less on holidays, survey says

    Hispanic shoppers to spend less on holidays, survey says
    Here's the kind of data that makes retailers shudder: 40 percent of Hispanics said they will spend less on holiday shopping compared with last year, according to a survey released Monday. That compares with 29 percent who said they will spend more money...