| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:26 PM
As retailers prepare for the traditional start of the holiday season this coming week, some of the nation's biggest chains plan to pre-empt Black Friday with shopping hours and special events on Thanksgiving Day — a move that has triggered a spate...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:39 PM
"We're hiring" seems to have become all too rare a phrase uttered by businesses hampered by the sluggish economy.
But with the holiday season approaching, prospects for job hunters are looking better — at least temporarily.
Companies are preparing...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:10 AM
This year we had an unusually high number of responses to our readers’ poll which tells us that our readers are more passionate than ever about the businesses and services that are available around town. And though you’ll probably find several...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Retailers sell sizzle, not steak. That fact has become so commonplace in the retail community, from used car lots to grocery stores to front yard lemonade stands, that it's more shocking to find a product rounded to $5 than one marked $4.99.
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:23 AM
I love how cheap gaming systems are getting! I'm tempted to buy another one just because. Best Buy's online outlet center has refurbished 250 GB PS3's for just $179.99. It's their deal of the day so buy soon if you want to get one while they're in stock-
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:38 AM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Warren Whitney Perger, 48, of the 200 block of Bush Chapel Road, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with disorderly conduct.
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Kayla Danielle Gray, 18, of the 3400 block of Churchville Road, was charged Friday with possession of marijuana.
Charles Augustus Foley, 49, of the 3800 block of W. Chapel...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 3:46 AM
If you've got some electronics that are long past their prime, consider ecycling them at Best Buy through the rest of September to earn up to 300 Best Buy Reward Points.
The company will offer 100 points per item for up to three items.
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:46 AM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Unemployment is high, national debt is mounting and the government appears utterly incapable of doing anything productive. The Middle East is roiled, Europe is teetering on the brink of financial collapse, and China is beefing up its military. But the...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:05 AM
This year marks Charles Ostrander’s fifth Black Friday with Best Buy. The 31-year-old Essex resident currently works at the store’s branch in White Marsh as a Mobile Manager. On Friday, he will be working a 14-hour day consisting of two 7-hour...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:40 AM
Numerous shops at the Columbia mall will be opening up even earlier than usual on Black Friday — including 19 whose doors will open at the stroke of midnight.
Those stores opening at 12 a.m. are Aeropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids,...