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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday

    Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday
    Wal-Mart is worried about lousy holiday shopping, so the retail giant is pulling out its Christmas deals one whole month early -- hoping, perhaps, that the longer you are faced with a bargain, the more likely you will be to crumble. This move comes as...
  • Shop savvy: How to save money on the holidays in 2013

    Shop savvy: How to save money on the holidays in 2013
    While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting. Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...
  • Kmart's 41-hour Black Friday to start at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving

    Sears Holdings Corp. is joining the stampede of retailers opening doors to bargain hunters on Thanksgiving instead of waiting for Black Friday. The company said Monday that its namesake brand will welcome patrons at 8 p.m. on Turkey Day and keep the...
  • Sears, Kmart and OfficeMax to open on Thanksgiving

    Sears, Kmart and OfficeMax to open on Thanksgiving
    If you’re keeping track, add Kmart, Sears and OfficeMax, to the list of retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving for the holiday shopping extravaganza. Kmart will open for 41 hours starting at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day to 11 p.m. on Black...
  • Protesters target another Wal-Mart store, this time in L.A.

    Protesters target another Wal-Mart store, this time in L.A.
    The chants began around 11:30 a.m. “Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart, you can’t hide, we can see your ugly side!" "Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart, you’re no good, treat your workers like you should." "What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!"...
  • Black Friday isn't a Friday deal anymore

    Seems like "Grey Thursday" is the new Black Friday. Several big-box retailers such as Macy's, JCPenney and destination shopping center Sawgrass Mills have announced an 8 p.m. Thanksgiving opening to kick off this season's holiday shopping. Last year,...
  • More stores will open Thanksgiving night

    More stores will open Thanksgiving night
    More stores are jumping on the Thanksgiving bandwagon. As a story that will run in Wednesday's paper tells us, more stores this year have decided to open their doors Thanksgiving night. Kohl's, J.C. Penney and Macy's - which all opened between...
  • Sears and Kmart will both open on Thanksgiving

    Sears and Kmart will both open on Thanksgiving
    The open-on-Thanksgiving movement continues.   Kmart stores will open at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, while Sears will open at what's become the more conservative hour of 8 p.m. Both stores will stay open through Black Friday, with Sears clsoing at 10 and...
  • Toys R Us opening at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving

    Toys R Us opening at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving
    Toys R Us has always taken the lead on opening early for Black Friday shopping, and this year is no exception. The retailer plans to open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving. Now, a lot of stores are opening at 8 p.m. this year - the same hour Toys "R" us opened...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: An informal dinner on Black Friday

    The Gossiping Gourmet: An informal dinner on Black Friday
    The other evening, I had a most unique dining experience. Perhaps the fact that it was the night after Thanksgiving could explain some of it. My guest and I walked into a large, beautiful dining room with fresh flowers on every table and found ourselves...
  • Shoppers make big statement on Small Business Saturday

    Shoppers make big statement on Small Business Saturday
    In the front window of his store on Marine Avenue on Balboa Island, Neil Roberts turned over a batch of candles in to smooth out the bottoms. The store was empty Saturday morning, but reusable bags with a small-business slogan hung on the bench...
  • You don't want these gifts to keep on giving

    If you weren't willing to skip dessert on Thanksgiving to hit the stores, or rise early to join the masses on Black Friday, I don't blame you. But don't be a lazy gift giver who plucks something lame at the last minute, like a membership in a fruitcake-...