| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Black Friday is a big day for brick-and-mortar retailers, as they hope to lure consumers in with "doorbuster" sales.
But this year's Black Friday was also huge for online sales. ComScore is reporting that e-commerce sales for the Friday after...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Not to be beat by Walmart's plans for Black Friday sales, Target will open on Thanksgiving night too, at 9 p.m.
Walmart said last week it will start the holiday rush at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, its earliest Black Friday opening ever.
Today, Target said...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 4:10 AM
Tis the season to be jolly, and here's your chance to make the holidays more joyful for our friends and neighbors most in need.
The Elkridge Food Pantry would like to give each of their families in need a gift card for a store such as Target or Walmart,...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Consumers have come to expect the deep discounts that define Black Friday, but retailers hope to entice shoppers this year with more choices in how and when they buy.
Responding to what they say is consumer demand, retailers have pushed store openings...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:46 PM
A recall of peanut butter that began at Trader Joe's grocery stores last week has expanded to other nut products and to more food stores, including several that operate in Maryland.
In addition to Trader Joe's, the recall includes some nut butters and...
| 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 24, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Chelsea Haig huddled under a pink blanket outside Toys 'R' Us in Towson, sipping a cup of coffee in the dark as she chatted up other bargain hunters lined up in camp chairs.
"I went to my grandmother's and skipped out on everyone," the White Marsh...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:27 AM
The online petition launched by Target employee Anthony Hardwick has collected more than 190,000 signatures asking Target not to make workers come in on Thanksgiving night.
The Minnesota-based retailer is opening at midnight on Black Friday instead of...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Reading your editorial "Stop the madness" (Nov. 22) got me wondering: Will Mr. Target or Ms. Wal-Mart or any of the other executives who decided to open their stores on Thanksgiving be in their offices Thursday evening?
Of course not. They will be...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 1:54 PM
The shelves have been stocked and the cash registers tested for Wednesday's opening of Harris Teeter's upscale supermarket in Locust Point — part of a broader development push that is likely to bring Baltimore as much retail space as a regional...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:40 AM
Numerous shops at the Columbia mall will be opening up even earlier than usual on Black Friday — including 19 whose doors will open at the stroke of midnight.
Those stores opening at 12 a.m. are Aeropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids,...