| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Foursquare shows the best time to shop at major U.S. retailers on Black Friday is 6 a.m. - but shoppers should avoid those hectic afternoon hours.
The 2011 study by the location-based social networking website for mobile devices that rewards users'...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:14 AM
I stayed up late at my computer last night, unable to resist the allure of Cyber Monday deals on children's clothing. But taking a look at today's Sentinel ads and my inbox, I started wondering if I should have waited. Retailers have some pretty deep...
| Nov 11, 2012
Brand-name shoutouts and high-profile product placement are as much a part of 007 movies as Bond's tuxedo or Q's gadgetry, and with "Skyfall" hitting theaters at the same time the film franchise marks its 50th anniversary, it's never been easier for...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Shopping Black Friday may require more advanced planning, as well as more of your turkey time this year.
Some national retailers are moving up their opening times and starting in-store specials and promotions two, three, four -- even eight -- hours...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:37 AM
The big retailers - Walmart, Target, etc. - have already put out their Black Friday plans. But more press releases from other stores are trickling in.
Unlike Walmart and Toys "R" Us, which are opening at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving, and Target, which is opening...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:58 AM
GottaDeal.com gives consumers a sneak peek at the Black Friday offers from online and brick-and-mortar retailers.
The website features leaked scans of Black Friday ads from dozens of retailers, including Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Amazon, Kohl's and...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories.
Deals 'better than what we thought'
Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Chelsea Haig huddled under a pink blanket outside Toys 'R' Us in Towson, sipping a cup of coffee in the dark as she chatted up other bargain hunters lined up in camp chairs.
"I went to my grandmother's and skipped out on everyone," the White Marsh...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A successful Black Friday shopping trip is all in the planning. Bargain hunters study store ads and websites as though they're cramming for a test, and now they have less time to do so as several major chains ??? Target,......
| Jul 9, 2010
Norridge legend has it that in the mid-1950s, a group of determined residents banded together to protect a key patch of land. The parcel was being eyed for industrial development, but residents wanted it turned into a park. In 1957, the land was purchased...
| Feb 25, 2011
Shaped like a string of boxcars that tumbled off the CSX rail line, Chicago Ridge is a working-class southwestern suburb known for the regional mall that attracts shoppers like a magnet.
Thanks to its abundance of modest multifamily housing, Chicago...