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Super Saturday Expected To Top Black Friday Sales

Sales this Saturday could beat Black Friday sales for the first time in a decade. The day is known as Super Saturday. It’s the last Saturday to shop before Christmas.

12/20/2014

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Black Friday Boosts November Car Sales

Chrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.

12/04/2014

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Minn. Company Touts Tool To Protect Stolen Credit Cards

With all the security breaches in the past year, many shoppers are concerned about using their credit or debit cards. But carrying large amounts of cash has its own risks. A survey by Bankrate.com in November found more than a third of American shoppers planned to use debit cards for Black Friday purchases. Many of those cards are tied to checking and credit accounts, and hold a wealth of personal information if hackers and thieves get their hands on them.

12/03/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 12-2-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Click on the link above to hear highlights from today’s show!

12/02/2014

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Mpls. Police Offer Shopping Safety Tips This Holiday Season

Bargain hunters were out awfully early Friday morning getting a jump start on their holiday wish-lists. The National Retail Federation says 140 million shoppers will search for the best deals this weekend.

11/29/2014

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St. Paul Church Holds Alternative To Black Friday

While many will hit the malls shopping Friday, there’s a group in St. Paul spending it at church. Those looking to avoid long lines and shopper meltdowns flipped the Black Friday script and held a service at Unity Church-Unitarian.

11/28/2014

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Podcast Page: 11-28-14 The WCCO Morning With Dave Lee-BLACK FRIDAY!

A Black Friday special on the WCCO Morning News wIth Dave Lee…Click the link above.

11/28/2014

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‘Gray Thursday’ Makes For Smoother Black Friday Shopping

The Mall Of America was open overnight for the Black Friday shopping rush.

11/28/2014

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Shoppers Get A Head Start On Black Friday On Thanksgiving

The Target store in Roseville opens at 6 p.m. Thursday and shoppers were lined up ready to go. While there are a lot of stores opening early this Thanksgiving, there was one stop we found that had people lining up for days.

11/27/2014

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Protests Planned For Black Friday

Several workers unions in the Twin Cities are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

11/27/2014

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AG: Eyes Out For Scams During Holiday Shopping

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is urging consumers to exercise caution when shopping for deals this holiday season, especially on “Black Friday.”

11/27/2014

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CBS Radio Joins MOA, Nickelodeon Universe In ‘Ride For A Cause’

CBS Radio Minneapolis and Mall of America are inviting shoppers to ‘ride for a cause’ this Thanksgiving holiday. Families are invited to Nickelodeon Universe, located in the center of the mall, to enjoy unlimited rides from 6 p.m. until midnight for a $10 donation.

11/26/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 11-26-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

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11/26/2014

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Wander Minnesota: Post-Turkey Thanksgiving Weekend Options

You’ve slept off the turkey, you’re not interested in battling crowds on Black Friday, but you have free time and possibly family and friends to entertain. What is there to do this weekend? Plenty.

11/24/2014

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Here’s What You’ll Find The Best Deals On This Week

Black Friday isn’t the only day consumers are getting out to shop this holiday week. Retailers are trying to get consumers to shop every day, and they’re bringing out big deals to do it.

11/23/2014

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Good Questions: College Vs. University, Black Friday, & Pool Tables

Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the random Good Questions viewers have asked her recently. Here are this week’s short takes.

11/21/2014

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Minnetonka Man’s Website Tracks Products As Prices Fall

A Twin Cities man’s website tracks more than 4 million products at over 2,000 shopping sites.

11/17/2014

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Navigating The Web For The Best Deals On Cyber Monday

Get prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.

11/12/2014

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Good Question: When Is The Best Time For Holiday Shopping?

On Tuesday, Best Buy announced it is joining other stores in opening even earlier on Thanksgiving Day. The retailer announced this year stores will open at 5 p.m. This follows Target’s Monday announcement that it will open Thanksgiving Day at 6 p.m.

11/11/2014

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Some Retailers To Start ‘Black Friday’ On Thanksgiving Day

This year the Black Friday stampede will start earlier than ever. Best Buy , Toys “R” US and JCPenney have all announced they will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Target is joining Sears, Kohl’s and Macy’s with 6 p.m. Thanksgiving openings. Last year those four stores opened at 8 p.m.

11/11/2014

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Best Buy To Open At 5 P.M. On Thanksgiving Day

Consumers looking to score deals at Best Buy this Thanksgiving might have to leave off doing the dishes until later.

11/11/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?

11/10/2014

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For Deer Hunters, ‘Orange Friday’ Bags Early Deals

For Minnesota’s 500,000 firearms deer hunters the Friday before opening day is much like the day after Thanksgiving. The day has become such a popular shopping day for hunters that one major sporting goods retailer trademarked the name, “Orange Friday.”

11/06/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Holiday Bargains Well Before Black Friday

When you think about deals to be had in November, you might think Black Friday. But great bargains can be found beginning the top of the month.

11/03/2014

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