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Black Friday Rush Starts Even Before 6 p.m.

The holiday shopping season is officially underway. In South Florida and across the rest of the country, bargain hunters aren’t waiting until Black Friday to shop ‘til they drop, they’re already hitting the stores for what some are calling Gray Thursday.

CBS Miami–11/28/2013

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Thanksgiving Day Shopping: Retailers vs. Purists

Once upon a time, not so long ago, Thanksgiving was a lazy, leisurely day off for feasting and football. But in 2013 there’s no time for a second helping of turkey and gravy: it’s time to shop.

11/27/2013

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“Gray Thursday” Store Hours Ahead Of Black Friday

Planning to shop on Thanksgiving or Black Friday this year? Most stores will open on Thursday evening with deals usually reserved for Black Friday. Here’s a quick look at what stores are opening early.

CBS Miami–11/27/2013

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Signs Point To Weak Holiday Shopping Season

Retailers typically look forward to the holiday season as a time for major profits. But this year, retailers could be singing the blues by the time the Christmas holiday shopping season concludes.

CBS Miami–11/19/2013

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Black Friday At Walmart Starts Thanksgiving Night

Holiday shoppers have another reason to eat early on Thanksgiving. Walmart is the latest major retailer to announce an even earlier launch to annual Black Friday weekend sales — beginning at dinnertime Thanksgiving evening.

CBS Miami–11/12/2013

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Target To Open Earlier On Turkey Day

Black Friday shoppers in South Florida and the rest of the nation will be able to shop at Target on Thanksgiving. The retailer is the latest to announce its opening earlier on turkey day this year.

CBS Miami–11/11/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

CBS Miami–11/05/2013

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Consumer Review: 5 Hottest Items Of 2013

What sold big over 2013 and is sure to sell big in the last month of the year? If you are looking for a great gift, or just a fun item for yourself, here are some great choices.

11/01/2013

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Guide To Savings: Black Friday Apps

Forget spending your Thanksgiving searching through the newspaper for the best bargains and deals. Download one of these free apps and use your smartphone to guide you to all the savings.

11/01/2013

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Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

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