Believe it or not, half of all Americans have already started their holiday shopping, but the big shopping day of the year – Black Friday – is just one week away. The deals will be big and the crowds will be large.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
Cost conscious consumers lining up while they’re still digesting their turkey and trimmings; it’s the art of the deal marking that other Thanksgiving tradition, Black Friday.
Here’s how to get the most out of your shopping trip.
between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, have you heard of Small Business Saturday? Although tougher than ever to compete with big chain stores, America’s 28 million small businesses want a piece of the Christmas holiday action.
People camped out, lined up and pushed through the doors when stores opened as early as midnight for early bird specials this Black Friday. Everyone was looking for a good deal on that holiday gift, but not everyone was in a giving mood. A small scuffle reportedly broke out at one sale in the Monroeville Mall.
The turkey dinner is done and that means it’s time to shop till you drop. That’s just what many people did overnight and continue to do this morning. Black Friday is officially underway and local stores and malls are packed with people who either stayed up all night or got a very early start just for a chance to get some great deals.
Now that the turkey’s put away, the Black Friday shoppers are out in full force. Shoppers at the Best Buy in Ross Township are lined up down the strip to Kuhn’s Market.
Millions will join the crowds at retail stores on Black Friday, but now online stores are trying to poach.
Black Friday shoppers mean business, and that means you should too. Plan ahead and beat your competing shoppers by looking at the links below. We’ve selected some local shopping centers where you can cash in on deals at some of your favorite stores.
Black Friday can offer some amazing deals, but if you can’t deal with the crowds, or don’t feel like going to the stores, you can still cash in on Cyber Monday.
Cyber Monday is just a few days away. KDKA-TV’s Kristine Sorensen sat down with SimplyFrugalLiving.com founder Andria Alexander to come up with the best ways to save. Here are the links featured in her report […]
KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte talked to Duquesne University professor of Marketing Dr. Audrey Guskey about the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.
Employees are trying to push against earlier Black Friday hours this year through social media.
The holiday season kicks off with a bang this weekend, and on this week’s Free & Affordable Pittsburgh, we highlighted four great events and activities in the area including Light Up Night, and lots more holiday fun. Learn a bit more about each of the things we mentioned.
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