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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • North Baltimore merchants plan big investment in Small Business Saturday

    North Baltimore merchants plan big investment in Small Business Saturday
    Ask bookstore owner Benn Ray which he prefers, Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, and he will give you a straight answer. "I prefer the one that's going to bring in the most money," said Ray, president of the Hampden Village Merchants...
  • Gift ideas for tweens this Black Friday

    Gift ideas for tweens this Black Friday
    From Liz Atwood: Call me a party-pooper, but I make it a habit never to shop on Black Friday. It isn’t so much that I hate the crowds, but that I almost never know what I want to buy for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving. I can never understand...
  • What's next after Black Friday and Cyber Monday?

    What's next after Black Friday and Cyber Monday?
    After the big shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits across the country want you to spend more — on Giving Tuesday. This is a fundraising initiative in which nonprofits and even big corporations will encourage people to make a...
  • Cyber Monday spending sets record

    Cyber Monday spending sets record
     It's official. Final numbers on Cyber Monday online retail spending are in. Sales not only beat last year's but set an online record. Ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thankgiving reached $1.47 billion, a 17 percent jump compared with Cyber Monday...
  • 'Glee' recap: Dynamic Duets

    'Glee' recap: Dynamic Duets
    Things I'd rather be doing than watching "Glee" on Thanksgiving night: 1) Watching the Patriots and the Jets (generally speaking, I can't stand Cry Baby Brady, but he's my fantasy QB, so I need him to crush the Jets.); 2) Watching the Michael Jackson...
  • Harford reactions mixed to Black Friday early openings

    Harford reactions mixed to Black Friday early openings
    The Friday after Thanksgiving, known as "Black Friday," is typically the first day of the holiday shopping season. Traditionally, people got up early Friday morning to line up at their favorite stores so they can take advantage of special sales and rare...
  • Black Friday gets a jump start on Thanksgiving night in Towson

    Black Friday gets a jump start on Thanksgiving night in Towson
    The streets were quiet Thanksgiving evening. An empty bus rolled up North Charles Street, toward Towson, a town mostly rolled up for the holiday. But outside Target in the Towson Marketplace shopping center, a long line of was forming at 7 p.m. —...
  • Black Friday brings out crowds, some slopping over from Thursday

    Black Friday brings out crowds, some slopping over from Thursday
    Diane Townes waited in line for 12 hours to get her door-buster deals — printers, a laptop and a 50-inch television — so imagine her chagrin when it looked like she wouldn't be able to squeeze it all into her car Friday morning. The Owings...
  • At Towson Town Center, off to the shopping races

    At Towson Town Center, off to the shopping races
    Black Friday got a jump start in some locations around Towson, including at some stores and outlets that opened Thanksgiving evening. But the biggest player in town, Towson Town Center, opted to wait for a slightly more traditional debut — at...
  • Small toy shops expect bright holiday

    Small toy shops expect bright holiday
    Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
  • For some, 'Green Friday' is traditional day to pick the perfect tree

    For some, 'Green Friday' is traditional day to pick the perfect tree
    Opening day at Ruhl's Christmas Tree Farm, Nov. 23, found the day mild and bright. While many were out enjoying Black Friday sales, Ruhl's collection of trees in Phoenix attracted residents from around the area in search of the perfect tree for holiday...
  • Black Friday shoppers may have done more browsing than buying

    Black Friday shoppers may have done more browsing than buying
    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...