| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories.
Deals 'better than what we thought'
Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 9:49 AM
Shopping on Black Friday? We want your help to find deals. As you send them in, we'll add them to this page.
If you're on Twitter, use the hashtag #mdshop to alert us to local deals. You can also send deals to email@example.com. No shop is too...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:05 AM
Upromise, the program where you earn cash rewards to pay for college by shopping at participating merchants, is upping the ante on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
If you shop at one of the more than 900 merchants through the Upromise site, you could...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 7:36 AM
The fella who launched the petition to "save Thanksgiving" by trying to stop Target's midnight opening on Black Friday probably felt pretty good about his feel-good measure, which, ultimately, is what the petition amounted to. As it turns out, rallying...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Timing is everything if you're trying to get the best deal on a computer, airfares, cars and even stocks.
Surveys indicate that there are days and times of the month when you are more likely to get a bargain. Online retailers, for instance, lower...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:23 AM
In a more economically naive time, making reference to the Friday after Thanksgiving as Black Friday was something of an insider's comment.
Most definitely, it had become a major shopping day long before the promise of door busters (another term once...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:25 PM
On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Think twice before sneaking time at work to shop online on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or other times during the holiday.
As many as 60 percent of employers say they will be block workers’ access to online shopping sites this season, according to...
| Nov 23, 2011
You know those ladies at the grocery store with the giant stack of coupons who hold up the line? That's me. I'm also the annoying customer who goes to shops with "free sample" vouchers and wind up not buying anything because I'm only there for the free...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:43 PM
If there was a winner among the piles of gifts given to children this Christmas, Barbie certainly wasn't it.
The fashion doll — possibly the best-known player in Mattel Inc.'s stable of products — endured a 13% sales slide during the...
| Sep 30, 2013
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, meet "Orange Tuesday" -- one retailer's attempt to establish the Tuesday after Labor Day as the kickoff of the Halloween shopping season.
BuySeasons Inc., the New Berlin, Wis., company that owns and operates a stable of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Black Friday is past and along with it the mad jostling in the physical retail outlets and, hopefully, the security footage of you snatching the last My Little Pony from the shelf just before that little girl got to it, reducing her to an apoplectic...