Christmas shopping sales aren’t expected to be as good as retailers had hoped, but lots of shoppers out Monday might make up some of that difference.
If you’re heading out to the stores this weekend – be ready for long lines and busy stores.
The number of last-minute holiday shoppers could actually beat the crowds seen on Black Friday.
If many of your co-workers seemed a little less productive today you might chalk it up to online shopping. Monday is affectionately known as Cyber Monday – when retailers put deals online that are simply too good to pass up.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
The shopping’s not done yet. Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, which has shoppers heading out to their local stores.
Hundreds gathered outside the Wal-Mart store on Friday along University Avenue in St. Paul. They were some workers who had walked off the job, and others were members of labor unions lending their support.
Besides the mashed potatoes and stuffing – Thanksgiving also served up some snow and cold.
This season could mark the end of Black Friday as we know it. For decades, stores have opened their doors in the wee hours on the day after Thanksgiving.
Parts of eastern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin have been buried by up to a foot of snow, complicating travel for shoppers heading to stores on Black Friday.
The snowy and windy wintry weather didn’t stop local shoppers from heading to the Mall of America Thursday night in preparation for Black Friday.
Where’s your favorite store for Black Friday?
Shoppers might be excited about Black Friday deals, but there are plenty of protesters, too.
The nation’s shoppers on Thursday put down the turkey to take advantage of Thanksgiving deals.
For some, Black Friday is as much a holiday as the holidays themselves. Like the anticipation of opening a present, shoppers can’t wait to find out what “deals” Black Friday has to offer.
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