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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Target CEO resigns as fallout from data breach continues

    Target's massive data breach claimed its highest-profile victim yet — Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel — as the retailer struggles to recover the trust of shoppers and investors. After 35 years with the brand, Steinhafel stepped down...
  • 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-...
  • Greg Schwem: Horror stories from a Black Friday dad

    I groggily looked at the alarm clock, which registered 2:30 a.m. Time to get up and honor a commitment I apparently made to my 15-year-old-daughter less than six hours earlier: Drive her and her friends to Black Friday sales. I have served as...
  • 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,...
  • Black Friday deals lead to violence around nation

    Black Friday deals lead to violence around nation
    Every year, retailers slash prices on and around Thanksgiving, enticing bargain hunters to brave large crowds and long lines in order to get great deals. And every year there are reports of violence and confrontations. While reports say less Americans...
  • Thanksgiving is for family and friends, not shopping

    I won't. Never will, either, and you have my word printed here in black and white. I don't care how enticing a discount, how wonderful the product. I will not shop on Thanksgiving. Ever. Enough is enough. Leave Turkey Day alone. Keep it free of the...
  • Black Friday: 5 Record Store Day highlights for all

    The Fleshtones. Uncle Tupelo. Charles Bradley. If those names mean anything to you, chances are you already know how you're spending this post-Thanksgiving day of shopping. Indie retailers throughout the country, and many in the L.A. area, are once...
  • Chicago shoppers get a head start on Black Friday

    Chicago shoppers get a head start on Black Friday
    As his family prepared to gather at grandma's house, Cameron Ligocki arrived at a Best Buy in Downers Grove at noon on Thanksgiving Day -- six hours before it opened -- to buy a 39-inch Insignia TV for $169. His family "got a little mad" about him...
  • Tablets, Facebook beat smartphones, Pinterest in online holiday sales

    Tablets, Facebook beat smartphones, Pinterest in online holiday sales
    Online sales swelled 10.3% this holiday season compared with the same period in 2012, with massive surges in mobile use, according to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. During the fourth quarter, mobile traffic made up nearly 35% of all online visits,...
  • Target says 40 million credit, debit card accounts may be breached

    Target says 40 million credit, debit card accounts may be breached
    Target said Thursday that data on 40 million of its customers’ credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks during the busy holiday season. The Minneapolis retailer said the unauthorized access – which occurred...
  • Shoppers storm 8 p.m. store openings on Thanksgiving, 1,000 in line at Target

    Shoppers storm 8 p.m. store openings on Thanksgiving, 1,000 in line at Target
    The Thanksgiving deals keep coming, with a big round of stores throwing open their doors at 8 p.m. Hundreds of shoppers rushed into the Kohl's at Stonewood Center in Downey, quickly nabbing all of the available shopping carts as they took off in their...
  • Protest at Wal-Mart in Ontario on Black Friday draws dozens of workers

    Protest at Wal-Mart in Ontario on Black Friday draws dozens of workers
    While the Black Friday shopping frenzy was taking place inside the Wal-Mart store in Ontario, things were decidedly less cheery outside in the parking lot early Friday morning. At 6 a.m., a scheduled protest staged by Warehouse Workers United, which...