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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Think Black Friday is best day to get a deal? Think again

     Think Black Friday is best day to get a deal? Think again
    As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal. But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
  • Black Friday deals offered for Bitcoin users

    Black Friday deals offered for Bitcoin users
    Good news from everyone's favorite cryptocurrency. If you happen to be among the digital vanguard holding Bitcoins, then you're in line for some exclusive deals on Black Friday.  A group of online activists, Bitcoin boosters and retailers have...
  • Wal-Mart to get new CEO; Doug McMillon to replace Mike Duke

    Wal-Mart to get new CEO; Doug McMillon to replace Mike Duke
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s board members Monday elected a new chief executive and president to succeed Mike Duke, 63, in a transition that had been rumored for months as the retailer struggled with slow sales growth. Doug McMillon, 47, is scheduled to...
  • As Black Friday nears, consumer sentiment drops further

    As Black Friday nears, consumer sentiment drops further
    WASHINGTON -- For retailers, this is not comforting news on the eve of Black Friday: Consumer sentiment continued to sag this month, failing to rebound from the plunge in October caused by the federal government shutdown and budget impasse in Washington....
  • Thanksgiving gas prices down from last year

    Thanksgiving gas prices down from last year
    Drivers on Thanksgiving will save a few pennies at the pump compared with Turkey Day last year. The national price for gasoline this Thanksgiving will average $3.27 a gallon, down 16 cents from last year and 5 cents below 2011, according to GasByuddy....
  • Retailers try to put positive spin on their creep into Thanksgiving

    Retailers try to put positive spin on their creep into Thanksgiving
    When retailers opened on Thanksgiving last year, workers protested outside stores and holiday purists grumbled online — a distracting sideshow in what ultimately proved to be a less-than-robust sales season. Still, 35 million Americans showed up...
  • CBS' Lara Logan on leave after botched story. Obama visits Hollywood.

    CBS' Lara Logan on leave after botched story. Obama visits Hollywood.
    After the coffee. Before making the stuffing and cranberry sauce. The Skinny: Who are we kidding? No one wants to be here today, and we're all looking to cut out early. But before you do, here's your Morning Fix to make you feel informed. Today's...
  • Retailers abusing workers: Black Friday's just the tip of the iceberg

    Retailers abusing workers: Black Friday's just the tip of the iceberg
    The public sure is angry about the Black Friday creep into Thanksgiving day, with sales clerks and other store employees forced to leave family gatherings early or forgo them altogether in order to sell people goods that might be cheaper than they would...
  • Restaurants open on Thanksgiving, offer Black Friday meal deals

    Restaurants open on Thanksgiving, offer Black Friday meal deals
    Wish that turkey would just cook itself? Tuckered out after hours at the mall? That’s why many American restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving and serving up special bargains on Black Friday. On the holiday itself, Boston Market will serve up...
  • Black Friday-ish: Kmart kicks off Thanksgiving shopping at 6 a.m.

    Black Friday-ish: Kmart kicks off Thanksgiving shopping at 6 a.m.
    The streets were dark and empty at 5:30 a.m. in Burbank — except at Kmart, where a few dozen shoppers in hoodies, fleece and boots huddled against an exterior wall waiting to be let inside. With a 6 a.m. opening time, the retailer is kicking off a...
  • Thanksgiving shopping in Santa Monica warms up slowly

    Thanksgiving shopping in Santa Monica warms up slowly
    At 9 a.m., stores such as Old Navy and Banana Republic were opening on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, hoping to lure Thanksgiving shoppers with discounts and other deals. But very few showed up. The emptiness was almost eerie, with no lines...