Monday, December 3, 2012

Black friday

  • Black Friday's early start hurt Salvation Army collections

    Each year, volunteers manning the famous red kettles start collecting money the day after Thanksgiving - also known as Black Friday. But this year, Ferguson said donations were down that day because big retailers such as Walmart started Black Friday ...

  • Analyzing Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Overall Retail Sales

    Cyber Monday online sales reached $1.47 billion, up 17 percent over last year, representing the heaviest online spending day in history, according to digital tracking firm comScore, which also reported that Black Friday sales reached $1.04 billion ...

  • Disgruntled Employees and Extended Black Friday Hours = Deflated Sales

    If you are still exhausted even 10 days after Black Friday, chances are it's because you were one of those employees who had to bolt from Thanksgiving dinner early to work at the earliest Black Friday opening ever. And if you rushed into a big box ...

  • Black Friday Trade Gets More Bullish Even As Fiscal Cliff Looms

    On the way up, we got to see whether Black Friday would trigger another bullish signal. After a close call, the S&P 500 managed to cling to its Black Friday gains over the subsequent six calendar days. This milestone triggers a very bullish outlook ...

  • Black Friday and Cyber Monday: The great Data Dump

    valley river black friday 2012.JPG Black Friday shoppers pour into the Valley River Center mall in Eugene for its Midnight Madness sale.

  • eBay - Black Friday's PayPal Performance Sends Shares To All Time Highs

    (More...) Shares of eBay (EBAY) rose almost 8% over the past trading week. The operator of the same name online market place, and the owner of the fast growing online payment service PayPal benefited from strong Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.

  • After Black Friday, the ploys

    NEW YORK - Banana Republic is giving away Ghirardelli chocolates and six Fiat 500s in the first 12 days of December as U.S. retailers fight the holiday shopping lull that typically follows the Black Friday weekend. Banana Republic, which has boosted ...

  • Surviving a tonsillectomy and Black Friday

    Those were some serious Black Friday shoppers! Finally, the rest of my family had woke, we went back home and picked them up and had breakfast together.

  • Black Friday: Did We See A Turnaround In Retail

    A Black Friday shopper waits in the line to pu... A Black Friday shopper waits in the line to purchase one or more flat panel televisions on sale on Black Friday on November 25, 2011, at the Fair Lakes Best Buy store in Fairfax, Virginia. (Image credit ...

  • 10 Most Read in St. Louis: Powerball, Deadly Bar Fight and Black Friday Deals

    1. What are the Winning Powerball Numbers and Results in Missouri? Given the month, you'd think our most popular story would involve Black Friday or a presidential election. Nope. Not when more than a half a billion dollars is at stake. St. Louis ...

  • Gun sales rise sharply for Black Friday, month of November

    Toy and electronics stores weren't the only businesses racking up big sales numbers on Black Friday. For area gun shops, the weekend after Thanksgiving is typically one of the busiest of the year.

  • Iowa AD doesn't know if 'Black Friday' game with Nebraska will continue

    It's hard to call it a tradition considering it has only happened in the last two seasons, but this season's game between Iowa and Nebraska on "Black Friday" might have been the last time the two teams meet on Friday morning. When the idea was first ...

  • Sony 250 GB PS3 Black Friday Bundle back at Amazon for $199

    There is no official word on when the Black Friday deal will disappear again. The website has been update to show the bundle being offered at $199, which was the special holiday price that Sony had offered on the bundle.

  • Despite Black Friday, retailers report weak sales gains for November

    NEW YORK -- Black Friday was no match for Superstorm Sandy. Major retailers from Target to Macy's reported weak November sales as the strong start to the holiday shopping season -- including a good showing on the day after Thanksgiving -- wasn't ...

  • The Evils of Black Friday

    It stated, "Black Friday: Because only in America do people trample others for cheap goods mere hours after being thankful for what they already have.

  • Black Friday deals draw robust crowds

    Though many mega-retailers opted to kick off the holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving this year, Black Friday still drew millions of shoppers to malls and other retail outlets across the country.

  • Black Friday shopping frenzy on Staten Island works for some

    At Target in Charleston, check-out lines were short and quick during the early evening of Black Friday, and the aisles anything but congested, which surprised happy shoppers.

  • Black Friday may not save November sales

    "Black Friday may not be enough to save November," Deustche Bank analyst Charles Grom said, adding his team made 400 calls to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (US:WMT) and Target Corp.

  • Antique shopping in the Pass on Black Friday

    Although Black Friday wasn't geared toward small business owners, Kristy said they have benefitted from the shoppers who've visited both venues.

  • The Falcon Flyer: Black Friday Madness

    Inching for the kill, the hunter pounces with hope of success." The narratives of the famous Animal Planet wildlife scenes can easily be used to describe the chaos of Black Friday sales. An estimated 89 million shoppers channeled their animalistic ...

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