Updated November 21, 2012The popular Black Friday big discount deals shopping day is now stretched out over more than a week and includes pre-Black Friday sales, Thanksgiving Day store openings, Black Friday, Black Weekend, Small Business Saturday, as well as Cyber Monday and Cyber Week online Internet shopping website deals. The news about these important 2012 Christmas holiday shopping events will be released at a quick and frequent pace, and without a complete hub sorting out the information, shoppers may miss important news and some of the best deals.
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Breaking News About Black Friday, Thanksgiving Day, and the Christmas Holiday Shopping Season:
NOVEMBER 20, 2012 - Colorado Teenager Camps Out at Best Buy for 60 Hours to Get Black Friday TV Deal
A 16 year-old who wants a great deal on a Black Friday TV pitched his tent outside a Best Buy store in Longmont, Colorado 60 hours before Best Buy had advertised that the teen’s preferred TV would be available.... read more >>
NOVEMBER 19, 2012 - Worst Things to Buy on Black Friday 2012
Why is it recommended that you NOT buy things like Barbie dolls, Xbox game consoles and Christmas decorations on Black Friday? Here’s a list of items that may not have the lowest prices of the Christmas holiday shopping season on Black Friday... read more...
NOVEMBER 18, 2012 - Ten Black Friday Gifts Especially for College Students and Teachers
If your Christmas gift list includes college students and/or teachers, then your 2012 Black Friday shopping adventure can include some practical purchases these two groups of people will appreciate.
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NOVEMBER 17, 2012 - Black Friday Safety Concerns and How to Deal With Them
A nationwide survey revealed that shoppers are more concerned about their personal safety than they are about the safety of their purchases on Black Friday... read more...
NOVEMBER 16, 2012 - Dollar General Competes Aggressively for Black Friday Business
It wasn’t that long ago that Dollar General didn’t even have the ability to make online sales. This year the Dollar General website is the hub to the DG 2012 Pre-Black Friday sale, which has already started and will continue throughout Black Friday week... click for Dollar General’s Pre-Black Friday Deals...
NOVEMBER 15, 2012 - Will You Cross the Picket Line for a Black Friday Deal at Wal-Mart?
Disgruntled Wal-Mart employees are planning a work walkout on Black Friday, November 23, 2012 in protest of Wal-Mart’s employment practices, and its resistance to union organizing efforts. Reportedly there could be as many as 1,000 protests staged at U.S. Wal-Mart stores on one of the busiest shopping days of the year... read more...
NOVEMBER 13, 2012 - Making Its Own Black Friday Rules, jcpenney Hopes Customers Are Serious In Their Protests Against Christmas Creep
Shoppers have been voicing their dissent against the retail Christmas Creep in general, and Thanksgiving Day shopping specifically in the past few years and jcpenney hopes that those shoppers will appreciate its own rebellion against the new Black Friday rules as they’re being rewritten by competitors like Wal-Mart.... < ahref="http://business.time.com/2012/11/13/jcpenneys-not-so-black-friday/">read more...
2012 Black Friday & Thanksgiving Day Store Openings and Store Hours Updates
These are the most updated, confirmed, and complete roundups of store opening times and store hours for Thanksgiving Day shopping, as well as Pre-Black Friday, Black Friday, Black Weekend, and Cyber Week retail store hours. Changes to these retail store hours lists are made daily.
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- Wal-Mart's Best Thanksgiving Day Deals In-store and Online
- Where to Find the Best Amazon.com Pre-Black Friday, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals
- Biggest Black Friday Camera Discounts at Major Retail Chains
- Cameras Under $100 - Lowest Best Buy Camera Prices
November 14, 2012 -
Black Friday Deal Surprises - Sears and Kmart Beat Best Buy for Best Black Friday Deals - Biggest Camera Discounts and Prices Won't Be Found at Best Buy on November 23, 2012
If you're looking for the best deals and sales for cameras on Black Friday 2012, then you probably won't find them at Best Buy (BBY) when it opens the doors to its stores at midnight on November 23, 2012. So far, Sears (SHLD), Kmart, and even Kohl's (KSS) have bigger discounts, lower prices, and a bigger selection of Black Friday deals on cameras than Best Buy. This is just one example of how making assumptions on November 23, 2012 could cost consumers money - or, at least cost them a few good deals... read more...
November 11, 2012 - Best Amazon Lightning Deals vs. Best Walmart Ultimate Deals Gives the Early Christmas Shopping Win to Amazon
The name of the Christmas shopping game for the next 11 days is pre-Black Friday. No longer just a term to describe the days when consumers are waiting for Black Friday, pre-Black Friday has its own official space on the 2012 retail sales calendar, and the biggest U.S. retailers like Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target, Kmart, and Aeropostale (ARO) are trying out some promotional moves in an effort to define the pre-Black Friday dance for the entire industry... click for Amazon Pre-Black Friday Deals vs. Wal-Mart’s Pre-Black Friday Deals >>
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