The 'Do's & Don'ts' Of Online Shopping To Avoid Being HackedExperts recommend using a credit card. If any unknown charges show up later, they can be contested, whereas debit cards don't have the same protection.
Holiday Shopping Begins: Thousands Crowd MOA For Black FridayFirst comes Thanksgiving, then it's Black Friday. Today is the official start of the holiday shopping season.
Shoppers Out On Thanksgiving For Black Friday DealsNo more waiting until the clock strikes midnight, Black Friday starts early these days.
A Look Into Security At Mall Of AmericaBlack Friday kicks off the busiest time of the year at the Mall of America. While much of the focus is on retail and entertainment, security helps things run smoothly.
Entrance Fees At State Parks & Recreation Areas To Be Waived On Black FridayInstead of heading to the mall on Black Friday, consider heading on an adventure.
Mall Of America Giving Away $200,000 In Giftcards And Prizes During Holiday SeasonA Walk to End Hunger is planned at the mall as well, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, to raise awareness and funding for a plan to end hunger in Minnesota.
Best Buy, Target Will Open At 5 P.M. On Thanksgiving DayWe are three weeks away from Black Friday, but Target is giving shoppers a chance to snag holiday deals early.
Online Sales Tax Kicks In For Cyber MondayOne new factor cyber monday shoppers might encounter this year: sales tax. In June, the United States Supreme Court gave states the go-ahead to collect sales tax on online purchases. That includes Minnesota, which began enforcing its own requirements in October.
Black Friday Deals Draw Huge Shopping Crowds Across MinnesotaOver the past few years, Black Friday has morphed into an entire month of deals. With more sales spread over weeks and online, shopping on the day after Thanksgiving isn't quite what it used to be.
Minnesotans Gobble Up Black Friday Deals On ThanksgivingMinnesotans are eager to be the first to gobble up Black Friday deals -- a day early. Big stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving include Target, Macy's, Sears, Kohl's, and JCPenney. A few customers even camped out at the Best Buy in Apple Valley to make sure they got what they were looking for.
2018 Black Friday Trends: More Toys & TechLater Thursday, shoppers will be out hunting for those Black Friday bargains. The National Retail Federation predicts consumers will spend $720 billion this holiday season.