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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales

    Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales
    Consumers went in search of cyber deals Monday amid a barrage of emails and Web offers from retailers. But Cyber Monday may be losing its significance as the biggest online day of the season, thanks to this year's earlier and more diluted kickoff to...
  • Thanksgiving holiday is one filled with traditions [Column]

    How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was great, thanks! Well, to tell the truth, it was just okay. No, it was tolerable. Yes, that's the word, tolerable. And totally predictable. One day, I'm going to have the Thanksgiving nervous breakdown I've surely earned...
  • All signs point to shopping locally in Carroll County this Christmas season [neighborhood]

    Many believe that in recent years the mega-merger of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons have conspired to make your life crazy. To make matters worse, this year Mother Nature and the calendar have joined the fray. Just to make the holiday...
  • Shoppers to get weeklong break on state sales tax

    Shoppers to get weeklong break on state sales tax
    Organizers of Maryland's tax-free shopping week are aiming to give back-to-school buying in August the kind of boost that Black Friday gives to holiday spending each fall. Now in its fourth year, the annual tax holiday gives consumers a break on the...
  • Hurry up and wait: An Army colonel faces his toughest mission — the MVA

    Hurry up and wait: An Army colonel faces his toughest mission — the MVA
    My oldest son turned 16 last month, and I took a day off from work to spend it with him. It was also my plan to get his learner's permit. I thought a trip to the Motor Vehicle Administration would make a great birthday present, and it would afford us some...
  • Holiday retail sales expected to rise 2.4 percent

    Holiday retail sales expected to rise 2.4 percent
    Retail sales will be up slightly this holiday season compared to last year, according to ShopperTrak. The firm that measures store traffic is calling for a 2.4 percent increase in sales in November and December. That's a slower pace than last year, when...
  • Havre de Grace: Thanksgiving is over, now Christmas is coming to HdG

    Uh, oh, dear readers!! It's Black Friday. I hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving holiday, perhaps with lots of relatives and friends. Many folks are now in the turmoil of holiday shopping madness, straight through until Christmas. Friends who work in the...
  • Christmas bingo at Water Witch Fire Company

    Thanksgiving has come and gone and all that remains are the leftovers. Stay safe while searching out the best Black Friday bargains! Welcome to Pam Gibson Johnson of Sun City, Calif., as she arrived in Port on Tuesday, Nov. 13 to attend homecoming at...
  • When the clock strikes 'done shopping'

    There is a most magical hour every Christmas season, and it is not the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve, when the darkened church glows with candles in anticipation of a child's birth. It is not dawn on Christmas morning, when excited children wake...
  • Retailers say they are bullish on in-store and online holiday sales

    Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...
  • Thanksgiving Day shopping options create 'Black Thursday'

    Thanksgiving Day shopping options create 'Black Thursday'
    The sun was barely creeping over the horizon on Thanksgiving morning, but already hundreds of cars were parked outside the Boscov's store at White Marsh Mall as shoppers hustled in and bustled out — getting a pre-turkey jump on Black Friday. On a...
  • Black Friday begins at midnight for 48 Columbia Mall stores

    Black Friday begins at midnight for 48 Columbia Mall stores
    Many of the Mall in Columbia retailers are opening their doors at 12 a.m. on Black Friday. Below is the full list of retailers opening at the stroke of midnight: 77Kids by American Eagle, A Christmas to Remember, Aeropostale, ALDO, ALDO Accessories,...