Friday, November 23, 2012
Tell us if you hit the stores today and what it's like out there.
Some of us overdosed on tryptophan yesterday and might just be waking up now. Others, however, managed to pull themselves out of bed this morning—or even gird themselves for battle around midnight last night—to take advantage of the blockbuster deals that come with Black Friday. Shoppers looking for the best deals of the holiday season have been lining up before stores open and fighting their way through the crowds. Is it worth it? Are the deals that great? Take our poll and tell us if you braved the Black Friday crowds today and, if so, tell us in the comments the best deal you saw today.
Friday, November 25, 2011
A look at early morning shoppers at the Burlington Mall.
Today is Black Friday, often one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Retailers across the country hold special deals for customers to get a jump on their Holiday Shopping and people come out in droves to find the best prices to fill their wish lists. Patch went down to the Burlington Mall this morning to check out the crowds and speak with shoppers about what got them out to the stores on this busy shopping day.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
It's Black Friday, did you hit the stores?
Named for the color used to show that businesses have turned a profit, "Black Friday" has become a bellwether for predicting how well the holiday shopping season will be. The first official day of the holiday shopping season, Black Friday and its deep discounts offered by most retailers usually draw hordes of deal-hunting shoppers and could be a sign of a rebound in consumer spending. Others, meanwhile, prefer to beat the crowds by staying at home. So, which are you — a deal hunter, or someone who avoids Black Friday? Let us know by casting a vote in our poll. And if you are shopping on Friday, let us know where in the comment section below!
Monday, November 29, 2010
The Monday after Thanksgiving online shoppers get clicking, and while some shoppers feel totally secure, others fear hackers and spammers.
Many shoppers do not want to deal with the lines, crowds, and frustration associated with Black-Friday, and luckily (or not so luckily, depending on your experience) there is an online alternative that allows bargain hunters to still cash in on the super-low prices. Online shopping has been on the rise, and more people than ever are participating in Cyber-Monday, where hundreds of online retailers have sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Cyber-Monday is even replacing Black-Friday as the most popular day for holiday shopping. Last year, Cyber-Monday beat out Black-Friday by a staggering 17.5 million shoppers, and this year is expected to be no different as more and more Americans use the Internet for their shopping needs. "As a guy…
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Sales you should know for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Also, is TJ Maxx really selling iPads for $100 less than Apple Stores?
It was splashed across the Internet that select T.J. Maxx stores were selling the popular 16GB Wi-Fi iPad from Apple for a Black-Friday promotion to compete with Sam's Club sale of the same item. Rumor had it T.J. Maxx was selling the hot item for a staggering low price of $399, $100 dollars cheaper than its typical price at an Apple store. It was also rumored that some stores put their super-cheap iPads on sale right when they came in, while others plan to sit on their iPad stocks until Black Friday and then put them on sale to the public. We paid the T.J. Maxx at Wilmington Plaza a visit to see if this store was in on the top-secret sale. According to a sales associate, the store received only 10 iPads to sell to its costumers last …