Good Question: Why Do We Like To Buy Stuff?Over the long Thanksgiving weekend, the National Retail Federation reports the average shopper spent about $300. Three-quarters of that total went towards gifts for others, but a big chunk of the spending went towards ourselves.
Good Questions: Black Friday, Margin Of Error & Sleep-Falling Out Of BedEvery Friday, Good Question takes a look at some of the questions WCCO's viewers have been asking. This week we're looking at Black Friday, margin of error, and falling out of the bed while sleeping.
State Parks Give Free Admission On Black FridayWhile many Minnesotans spent Black Friday shopping for bargains, state parks were also packed. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources waived fees to enter all 75 state parks.
Shop Local Pop-Up Comes To MOA Just In Time For Black FridayMall of America debuted a new concept on this Black Friday called "Shop Local." It's a holiday pop-up shop supporting small, local businesses.
Unity Church's Black Friday Service Benefits BLMFor eight years, Unity Church in St. Paul has had a Black Friday service. Friday morning, that service was titled "The Cost of Justice."
Beer Lovers Line Up In South Mpls. For Goose Island's World-Renowned StoutWe're used to seeing Black Friday shoppers in long lines outside stores and at malls, but you don't often see lines like this to buy a beer!
Amidst Black Friday Frenzy, Workers Rally For Better Pay & Benefits In Mpls.Workers in Minneapolis are using Black Friday to rally for better pay and benefits. Supporters gathered outside the downtown Macy's Friday morning speaking out for better conditions for working families.
4 Things To Know: Free State Park Admission, Minnesota Drivers & MoreFrom free state park admission on Black Friday to Minnesota drivers, here's a look at the top four stories from Friday, Nov. 28, 2015.
Black Friday: The Day Of Shopping Kicks OffBlack Friday is here and despite many stores opening last night, many are still up early this morning looking for great deals.
Snow, Cold Doesn't Keep Black Friday Shoppers At BayIt is officially on – deep discount shopping has begun all over the metro. Best Buy opened at 5 p.m., with lines beginning at 12 p.m. Target at Ridgedale opened at 6 p.m., lines there began at 3:30 p.m.
MNfusion: Macy's Celebrates The HolidaysWith temperatures in the 50s and green still showing on the ground, it's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is here. Even more so, it's hard to believe there's only a month until Christmas.
MOA Entices Holiday Customers With Experience ShoppingMany malls are struggling for customers in the lead up to one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Online sales and fast checkouts have people staying at home -- and that is why the Mall of America in Bloomington is trying something new to lure customers.
Good Question: What's The Markup At Retailers?With Black Friday coming up, potential customers already starting to see some really good deals -- 30, 40, and even 50 percent off. So, do stores make money on these sales? What are the markups? Good Question.
Minnesota Might Get Hit By Thanksgiving Day Snow StormShoppers headed out to bag Black Friday deals this week may have to trek through a couple inches of fresh snow.
5 Money Saving Tips For Your Holiday ShoppingSave some dough this holiday season with these easy holiday shopping tips. No need to break the bank just to have a fun and memorable holiday.