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Black Friday (shopping)

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Top Black Friday (shopping) Articles

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  • The Crowd: Giving back in the season of giving

    The Crowd: Giving back in the season of giving
    I suppose it is downright anti-American to voice protest concerning Black Friday. OK, I get it; I am working for a publication that exists based on ad revenue. Further, I fully understand that the American retail economy is uber-dependent on fourth...
  • Spirituality: Prayer can help curb spending

    November is a month most of us express thanks for all that we have — for home, family, friends and faith. But that was "so yesterday!" Now, Thanksgiving seems to be only a speed bump slowing us before our holiday buying frenzy, while the turkey and...
  • Saving some green on Black Friday

    Newport-Mesa's major shopping centers and independent retailers are hoping the economic winter that set in during the recession will continue its slow thaw on Black Friday. Optimism abounded in pre-Thanksgiving interviews. "It has been a very good...
  • Packing plastic and patience

    Packing plastic and patience
    Kathleen Fletcher of Lake Forest and her daughter went to South Coast Plaza on Black Friday to shop for "the men." "We like quality, but we like it at a good price," Flecher said. Shopping on the biggest retail day of the year is also a tradition...
  • Retail Therapy: Hello Kitty, hello holidays

    As we enter the holiday warehouse sale season, heed a few tips: Many clothing sales don't offer dressing rooms, so ladies are reminded to wear layers like leggings and tank tops to make it easy to quickly try on garments. Leave the large bags at home, and...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: An informal dinner on Black Friday

    The Gossiping Gourmet: An informal dinner on Black Friday
    The other evening, I had a most unique dining experience. Perhaps the fact that it was the night after Thanksgiving could explain some of it. My guest and I walked into a large, beautiful dining room with fresh flowers on every table and found ourselves...
  • Retail Therapy: Building up to Black Friday

    Discover reading: The Barnes & Noble bookseller at Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave., No. 110, Huntington Beach, is hosting a Discovery Friday event Nov. 22 featuring a full day of activities for the entire family, along with giveaways and book signings....
  • From The Boathouse: Advice about holiday lights

    Ahoy! This week is Thanksgiving then the notorious Black Friday sales, and all I can think about are the upcoming boat parades in Orange County's three harbors, which I mentioned in last week's column. What really excites me are the creative styles,...