This holiday season is shaping up to be very successful for retailers, especially online. Consumers spent more than $1 billion shopping online on Black Friday, breaking a record.
It’s Cyber Monday, a day when shoppers are encouraged to go online to buy Christmas holiday gifts. But retail experts say growth is flat with a Google survey finding Cyber Monday ranking low as an important shopping day.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Not all the Black Friday madness was overnight and early this morning. At the Westmoreland County Mall in Greensburg, shoppers have been at it since midnight; but the mall isn’t the only place to cash in on Black Friday deals.
Today is Black Friday and many people flocked to local malls and stores to cash in on the big sales.
Shoppers are putting down the turkey to take advantage of Thanksgiving deals.
While thousands of people prepare for “Black Friday,” which starts in just a few hours at some stores, others have already braved a bit of shopping madness.
Nobody really seems to like it — certain giant retail stores opening on Thanksgiving Day.
Chuck Fox, the founder of Bless Friday — a movement that is trying to provide and alternative to Black Friday Christmas shopping the day after Thanksgiving — talked to NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Mike Pintek.
With all the focus on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s easy to forget Small Business Saturday, a day important to mom-and-pop shopkeepers all over the country.
Black Friday shoppers mean business, and that means you should too. Plan ahead and beat your competing shoppers by looking at the links below.
If you’re even thinking of going shopping on Friday, it pays to have a plan. From snagging a good parking spot to catching those crazy markdowns, we’ve put together some tips and strategies to help ensure a successful shopping trip!
Some Walmart employees across the country, including here in Pittsburgh, are planning to walk out on Black Friday.
Black Friday is still slightly less than a week away, but some locals are already camping out for deals.
Rob Pratte talked to Duquesne University Marketing Professor Dr. Audrey Gusky about holiday shopping.
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