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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day ever, data firm says

    Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day ever, data firm says
    Bargain-hunting shoppers on Cyber Monday broke consumption records, making the online shopping bonanza the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with the same day...
  • Super Saturday sales, foot traffic from Christmas shoppers plummet

    Super Saturday sales, foot traffic from Christmas shoppers plummet
    Last-minute shoppers visited fewer stores and spent less money last week than they did the week before, putting a pinch on retailers who had hoped for strong sales during the final weekend before Christmas, according to ShopperTrak. The data firm...
  • Thanksgiving shopping in Santa Monica warms up slowly

    Thanksgiving shopping in Santa Monica warms up slowly
    At 9 a.m., stores such as Old Navy and Banana Republic were opening on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, hoping to lure Thanksgiving shoppers with discounts and other deals. But very few showed up. The emptiness was almost eerie, with no lines...
  • October retail sales beat forecasts: Happy holidays after all?

    October retail sales beat forecasts: Happy holidays after all?
    Retailers are going into the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Christmas shopping season with a smaller degree of panic after government data showed better-than-expected sales in October. Retail sales jumped 0.4% last month, according to the U.S. Census...
  • China rejects shipment of U.S. genetically modified corn

    China rejects shipment of U.S. genetically modified corn
    China recently rejected a 60,000-ton shipment of American corn because it included unapproved genetically modified grain, the country’s food-quality watchdog said. The shipment was halted in the southern port city of Shenzhen, near Hong Kong,...
  • Toys R Us to pay $180,000 to settle lawsuit alleging overcharging

    Toys R Us to pay $180,000 to settle lawsuit alleging overcharging
    The parent company of Toys R Us and Babies R Us agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the retailers overcharged Southland shoppers, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The Wayne, N.J., business...
  • NLRB: Gift cards paid to 2012 Black Friday strikers were legal

    NLRB: Gift cards paid to 2012 Black Friday strikers were legal
    As organizers prepare for what they bill as the largest Black Friday protests to date, the National Labor Relations Board recently said that the practice of paying Wal-Mart strikers last year with $50 gift cards was legal.  The decision came as...
  • Thanksgiveaway at Isle Casino and Racing

    Thanksgiveaway at Isle Casino and Racing
    Thanksgiveaway: The Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano Beach calls Tuesday’s promotion a "Thanksgiveaway." Slot players who earn 500 points between 1 and 9 p.m. will receive a $15 Publix gift card. The promotion is part of a month-long slate of...
  • Walmart matching competitors' best Black Friday deals on Friday

    Walmart matching competitors' best Black Friday deals on Friday
    Score doorbuster deals on toys and electronics a week early at Walmart's pre-Black Friday sale in stores and online Friday, the retailer announced Wednesday. Walmart is turning up the heat on its competitors, offering early savings on the same...
  • Savvy Shopper advice: Black Friday starts now

    Savvy Shopper advice: Black Friday starts now
    Get your game face on, folks. Contrary to what the calendar may say, Black Friday is not a week from today. It's now. Of course, all of the doorbuster deals and early store openings will take place over Thanksgiving weekend, but you have a shot at...
  • Actually, keep your advice ... I'll take a pay raise

    Just in time for the holidays, your low-wage employer wants you to know it really cares. And would you mind tidying up the condiment stand on your way to the soup kitchen? Once again, McDonald's is showing its brilliance at employee relations. In July,...
  • It's Shopping Saturday: The pre-Black Friday edition

    It's Shopping Saturday: The pre-Black Friday edition
    It's Freebie Friday magically morphs into Shopping Saturday! I've put together a coupon-friendly edition of pre-Black Friday deals so you can get a head start on holiday shopping without the hassle of standing in line on Thanksgiving or Black Friday. I've...