Items Tagged with 'Black Friday'


U.S. tax reform affects trade, other economies

December 8, 2017
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, the triple play ritual following the Thanksgiving holiday has ended. Read More

Doorbusters a bust?

NerdWallet study finds Black Friday deals are largely bogus.

November 20, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Consumers might want to be a tad wary of Black Friday deals this year, according to a NerdWallet study. Read More

An alternative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday

November 26, 2014
Big sales and long checkout lines are the trademarks of the day after Thanksgiving. Many people love to get a jump-start on their holiday shopping by participating in Black Friday, or skip the crowds and shop online on Cyber Monday. However, in between these two shopping “holidays” is a very important day — Small Business Saturday. Read More

Support of local businesses urged as shoppers begin holiday trek

November 21, 2014
Media’s focus this week is undoubtedly less on Thanksgiving gatherings of friends and families, and more on a heaping helping of big box retailers’ “Black Friday” deals and holiday revenues. Read More

Nothing normal about Black Friday chaos

WMU prof says craziness is actually part of the allure.

November 21, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Robert Harrison is actually something of an expert on the single most chaotic shopping day of the year. Read More

Retailers save seat for Black Thursday

November 28, 2013
Black Friday is encroaching on Thanksgiving dinner in West Michigan. Read More

Black Friday retailers race to reach shoppers

November 21, 2012
The rules of Black Friday are changing. The stakes have gotten higher and more demanding as the year’s busiest shopping day continues increasing business hours, sending more customers online and leaving others to sacrifice Thanksgiving rituals for the annual quest into the heart of America’s retail rush hour. Read More

Most of Woodland Mall opening at midnight for Black Friday

November 14, 2012
Woodland Mall shoppers, be prepared for a sleepless Black Friday. The 28th Street shopping center is planning for the first time ever to have the majority of its stores open at midnight for the biggest shopping day of the year. Read More