For most of us, Thanksgiving is a time for feasting with family. But for millions of Americans another activity also takes a place at the top of the Turkey Day weekend priority list: shopping. It’s easy to understand why. With brands in marketing overdrive, deals galore, and event days like “Black Friday”, “Small Business Saturday” and “Cyber Monday” there’s […]

As the last of the leaves fall from the trees, the signs begin to appear: An increasing number of catalogs arrive in the mail. Your email inbox starts to swell with deals. Ultimately, the buildup culminates and explodes with Black Friday—the biggest consumer shopping day of the year. For many businesses and nonprofits, the holiday […]

Accompanied by more hype and hoopla then ever before, there was no avoiding Black Friday this year. It received an expansion, with many stores opening on Thursday (Thanksgiving) night. And the online deals were increasingly promoted and plentiful. Now that the biggest shopping weekend of the year is behind us, we take a look at […]