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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Pump up the holiday jams

    Pump up the holiday jams
    It's Christmastime! Can't you hear the music? As I wander through retail stores for my various shopping needs, I notice that the standard rotation of acceptable pop music jams has been updated to include holiday music. And not just any holiday. It's...
  • BrandsMart offering hot deals at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving opening

    BrandsMart offering hot deals at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving opening
    BrandsMart U.S.A. will open South Florida stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, its earliest opening ever. “We’re matching the mall’s hours," says Bobby Johnson, chief operating officer of the 13-store electronics and appliance retailer....
  • When is it too early to play Christmas music? Tell us your thoughts

     
    With Thanksgiving still a day away, Lehigh Valley variety radio station WLEV-FM 100.7 already has been playing all Christmas, non-stop, for the past for the past two days, and will continue to do so through Christmas Day. Actually, the change-over......
  • Tips to celebrate Thanksgiving meals all week long

     
    Most of us can come up with plenty of reasons to be grateful on Thanksgiving. Perhaps the most obvious is the elaborate food. Holiday meals are prepared with devotion, and some sweat and tears. But be mindful when cooking and storing these delicious...
  • Wal-Mart's pre-holiday sales disappoint: Bad omen for the economy?

    Wal-Mart's pre-holiday sales disappoint: Bad omen for the economy?
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday reported lower-than-expected fiscal third-quarter revenue and another drop in a key U.S. sales figure. The retail giant also reduced its full-year forecast for the second time. All this just before the key holiday...
  • Malls join trend of opening on Thanksgiving

    Malls join trend of opening on Thanksgiving
    The malls are getting into the action of opening on Thanksgiving night this holiday shopping season. Both Seminole Towne Center and Florida Mall said today they will be open starting at 8 p.m. on Turkey Day. Both centers plan entertainment and prizes...
  • Reason to Worry? PlayStation 4, Xbox One Launch as Consumers Plan to Spend Less on Holidays

    Two new pricey videogame consoles from Sony and Microsoft are hitting retail shelves during the busy holiday shopping season -- normally the perfect time of year, given that the games biz typically generates much of its sales during the period. But...
  • Orlando Fashion Square holiday plans include Thanksgiving opening

    Orlando Fashion Square holiday plans include Thanksgiving opening
         Orlando Fashion Square is gearing up for what it says will be its biggest Christmas season in years. Like many retailers this year, the mall will open at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving. It will kick off with a "Thanksgiving Holiday Family After-Party" ...
  • Black Friday freebies

    Black Friday freebies
    Are the big discounts not enough to motivate you to get out and shop Black Friday - or in many cases, Thanksgiving? Stores are dangling all kinds of freebies in front of consumers, including Disney snow globes, free pet stockings, and Lil Wayne...
  • Are Walmart, Macy's Really Killing Thanksgiving?

    I guess it comes down to either killing the turkey or the goose that lays the gold-card eggs. I'm talking, of course, about the decision by Walmart and other large retail stores to open their doors as early as 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Granted this is...
  • On holiday hours, no sale

    On holiday hours, no sale
    The big retailers expanding their Black Friday hours earlier into Thanksgiving day will no doubt lure bigger crowds of holiday shoppers ready to part with their cash. They just shouldn't expect many Times readers — if the letters we received are any...
  • A deal or a meal on Thanksgiving?

    A deal or a meal on Thanksgiving?
    A deal or a meal? Some South Floridians think it's wrong to lure bargain-hungry shoppers and retail workers away from holiday tables and into stores on Thanksgiving. On Nov. 28, Kmart will open at 6 a.m.; Toys R Us at 5 p.m.; Sawgrass Mills,...