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Thanksgiving

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  • Ka-chingle all the way: the 'war on Christmas' nonsense

     Ka-chingle all the way: the 'war on Christmas' nonsense
    There's a nip in the air. Couples bundle against the cold. It must be time for the "war on Christmas." Like the changing of the weather, the war on Christmas arrives each year a few weeks before Dec. 25. Conservatives take to the airwaves to denounce...
  • Review: 'Free Birds' lays an egg

    Review: 'Free Birds' lays an egg
    "Free Birds" is an odd duck. The animated feature has a nifty premise: time-traveling turkeys, for starters. They're critters on a mission, as one would assume, their goal nothing less than rewriting American culinary history — and the fate of their...
  • Holiday-season retail sales look bleak, Morgan Stanley predicts

    Holiday-season retail sales look bleak, Morgan Stanley predicts
    Count on coal this Christmas. That's what researchers at Morgan Stanley are saying in the first major forecast of a decidedly dour holiday season. Retailers hoping for a respite from a year of so-so shopping can instead expect the worst Thanksgiving-to-...
  • Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday

    Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday
    Wal-Mart is worried about lousy holiday shopping, so the retail giant is pulling out its Christmas deals one whole month early -- hoping, perhaps, that the longer you are faced with a bargain, the more likely you will be to crumble. This move comes as...
  • Kmart's 41-hour Black Friday to start at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving

    Kmart's 41-hour Black Friday to start at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving
    Sears Holdings Corp. is joining the stampede of retailers opening doors to bargain hunters on Thanksgiving instead of waiting for Black Friday. The company said Monday that its namesake brand will welcome patrons at 8 p.m. on Turkey Day and keep the...
  • Kmart, Sears to welcome shoppers on Thanksgiving, stay open overnight

    Kmart, Sears to welcome shoppers on Thanksgiving, stay open overnight
    Kmart is going on a holiday all-nighter, opening for bargain hunters at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving morning and keeping the lights on for 41 straight hours. Sister company Sears also is gearing up for an overnight shopping marathon, welcoming patrons at 8 p.m....
  • Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand

    Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand
    With holiday spending on clothes and toys off to a chilly start, worried retailers are plying shoppers with an early gift: Black Friday-style bargains extended into the first weeks of December. Merchants get nervous each year during the dreaded early-...
  • Staples opens on Thanksgiving instead of Black Friday

    Staples opens on Thanksgiving instead of Black Friday
    Falling in line behind the likes of Macy’s, J.C. Penney, OfficeMax, Kmart and more, Staples is joining the horde of retailers opening its doors on Thanksgiving without bothering to wait for Black Friday. The office supply chain will open on the...
  • Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise

    Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise
    The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier. The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
  • To the greedy retailers ruining workers' Thanksgiving: It's gonna cost you

    To the greedy retailers ruining workers' Thanksgiving: It's gonna cost you
    Office supplies retailer Staples announced Wednesday that, for the first time, it would be opening its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving this year. Because who can wait until Black Friday for sales on office supplies? Staples joins Toys R Us, which will...
  • Thanksgiving recipe video: Pumpkin-thyme dinner rolls

    Thanksgiving recipe video: Pumpkin-thyme dinner rolls
    Thanksgiving is just days away, and it's never too soon to start planning your menu! Food editor Russ Parsons and I will be demonstrating videos of classic dishes on the blog every couple of days to get you in the mood. We're beginning with a Test Kitchen...