Monday, November 26, 2012
An editorial opinion
I had to tell my family our plans. I traveled to my hometown in Minnesota for the holiday and the mood was festive. As I finished washing the dishes from Thanksgiving dinner, my sister Gretchen threw me a nervous glance. “We are going to the Mall of America for Black Friday,” I finally announced. Our mother paled and raised her eyebrows. My journalistic curiosity had drowned out my aversion to malls, even though it was Mall of America, one of the largest malls in the world, a sprawling city-within-a-city. I was willing to jump into what could be an extended nightmare of screaming kids, tourists and overpriced merchandise. My sister saw regret on my face. “It will be fun,” she persuaded. Our mother’s silence demonstrated she was …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Start planning your Black Friday shopping now.
The Thanksgiving tradition of flipping through the Black Friday newspaper circulars won’t be quite the same this year as many national retailers have already released their Black Friday ads online. Here are just a handful of the circulars, previews and deals you can find online today: Walmart Target Michaels AC Moore Kohls Best Buy Toys R Us Sports Authority Modells Dick’s Sporting Goods Macys This list is just a sampling of the many online circulars and specials. To search for more, check out these sites for Black Friday sales or check each individual business: The Black Friday BF Ads
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The retail giant has already released its Black Friday sale circular online.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Shoppers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts will have to wait until after Thanksgiving to take advantage of Black Friday sales at retail giant Walmart. Walmart locations across the rest of the country will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. But in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Blue Laws prohibit the store from opening that early in those two states. Instead, Walmart will open at 1 am, which is also the time many other retailers, including Target, plan to open for business on Black Friday. Shoppers don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to find out about the Black Friday sales at Walmart, though. The company already has released its circular for the sale. For more ads, check out this site called Black Friday Ads. The sales for a number of …
Thursday, November 24, 2011
A roundup of Newport and Middletown Black Friday deals.
Store Deal Wish 20% off all day; Open early at 9 a.m. RaNew Salon 20% off all gift cards Music Box 7 to 8:30 a.m. 40% off entire stock 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 30% off entire stock 12 to 11 p.m. 20% off entire stock Doorbuster sales from 12 to 9 p.m. include 40% off all Webkinz, Angry Birds, and Lil’ Kinz from 12 to 2 p.m., 40% off all Melissa & Doug and Sports Collectibles from 2 to 4 p.m., 40% off all Mattel, Hasbro, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Barbie, Star Wars, Transformers, BeyBlades, and Games from 4 to 6 p.m., and 40% off all regularly priced CD’s and DVD’s from 6 to 9 p.m. Life is Good 20% off entire store; free gifts with purchase of $50 and $100; extended hours opening at 8 a.m. Onne Van Der Wal Gallery 25 to 70% off entire store through …