Black Friday

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Guide To Savings: Black Friday Apps

Forget spending your Thanksgiving searching through the newspaper for the best bargains and deals. Download one of these free apps and use your smartphone to guide you to all the savings.

11/01/2013

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What Will We Spend This Holiday Season?

A new holiday shopping survey shows people plan to spend more this holiday shopping season, but for the first time ever, stores are not the first place people are going. Most consumers, who were surveyed by the finance company Deloitte, said the Internet is their top shopping destination.

10/22/2013

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Last-Minute Shoppers Take Their Chances

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.

12/24/2012

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Stores Packed With Last-Minute Shoppers

If you’re heading out to the stores this weekend – be ready for long lines and busy stores.

12/22/2012

Retailers Hope For Strong Christmas Season

Waiting Pays Off For Holiday Bargain Hunters

The number of last-minute holiday shoppers could actually beat the crowds seen on Black Friday.

12/21/2012

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Record-Breaking Cyber Monday Sales Projected

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.

11/26/2012

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Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

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.

11/26/2012

Go Green Saturday

‘Go Green Saturday’ Seeks To Boost St. Paul Businesses

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.

11/24/2012

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Wal-Mart Workers & Unions Protest On Black Friday

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.

11/23/2012

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Wintry Weather Causes Headaches, Holiday Cheer

Besides the mashed potatoes and stuffing – Thanksgiving also served up some snow and cold.

11/23/2012

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Black Friday Creeps Into Thanksgiving Permanently?

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.

11/23/2012

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Eastern Minn. Hit By Nearly 1 Foot Of Snow

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.

11/23/2012

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Shoppers Flock To MOA For 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.

11/23/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Best Store For Black Friday

Where’s your favorite store for Black Friday?

11/23/2012

Black Friday Controversy

Door Buster Hours Bring Controversy

Shoppers might be excited about Black Friday deals, but there are plenty of protesters, too.

11/22/2012

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Black Friday Creeps Into Thursday

The nation’s shoppers on Thursday put down the turkey to take advantage of Thanksgiving deals.

11/22/2012

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Black Friday Shopping Do’s & Don’ts

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.

11/21/2012

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Waiting In Line For Black Friday An ‘Adventure’?

Joe Geary has been camping out for Black Friday for 15 years.

11/21/2012

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Shoppers Gearing Up Early For Black Friday

Thanksgiving is coming earlier this year and so are the Black Friday deals. Some stores are opening up Thanksgiving night for eager shoppers.

11/21/2012

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Believe It Or Not: Black Friday Shoppers Already Lining Up

People are already lining up for holiday shopping deals. Yes, already. At the Best Buy store in Richfield, two tents are up and two anxious shoppers are waiting it out.

11/20/2012

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Early Black Friday Offers Anger Best Buy’s Online Shoppers

Best Buy’s website is up and running at full capacity following a glitch Monday that aggravated loyalty program customers getting an early shot at Black Friday deals.

11/20/2012

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Good Question: Thanksgiving Now – Will Stores Open Christmas Day Next?

Three years ago, virtually no stores were open on Thanksgiving Day. This year, Walmart, Sears, Kmart, and Toys ‘R’ Us will open at 8 p.m. Target will open an hour later at 9 p.m.

11/19/2012

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Forget Black Friday, Shop Local For Small Biz Saturday

This holiday season local business owners want you to put your money where your home is.

11/19/2012

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Target Not Backing Down On Thanksgiving, Despite Petition

Target is not backing down from its decision to open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, despite the opposition of some 340,000 people who signed an online petition.

11/19/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Aitkin’s World Famous Fish House Parade

In Minnesota’s cabin country, things get a little slow this time of year. Most vacationers are gone, and it would take something special to lure them back in November.

11/14/2012

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