First there was “Black Friday.” Then there was “Cyber Monday.” The holiday shopping markers plod through the calendar like a procession of Groundhog Days.
Many shoppers headed out to stores on Thanksgiving evening, a month before Christmas, reflecting the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping.
Black Friday shopping this year will continue to have sizzle for the serious shopper, but the urgency to hit the stores early could be diminished.
You don’t need to have a “shopping addiction” to overspend during the “All I want for Christmas is more” season.
“Do you think America is some kind of Norman Rockwell fantasyland? This is the Season of Mass Consumerism, bucko, so lift your tail out of that La-Z-Boy and hit the malls — pronto!”
Black Friday sales were down — and so was human civilization.
Find out why sales slid this holiday weekend.
The holiday shopping season got off to an early start on Thursday night.
Lewis Black notices an interesting double-standard against employees forced to work on Thanksgiving.