Tag Archives: Black Friday

Is retail ruining Thanksgiving?

It is hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. It seems like just yesterday that we were pledging to stick to … Continue reading

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Be thankful – not greedy

A very dangerous precedent was set this past Thanksgiving when Macy’s, Sears, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Bon-Ton and other major stores all decided to open for … Continue reading

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Giving (Tuesday) is the New Black (Friday)

First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday. Just when you thought all of the commercialism was starting out outweigh the good intentions of … Continue reading

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A very public slugfest

Does a punch at Walmart give retailing a black eye? The Black Friday that kicked off the just-concluded Christmas shopping season was one for … Continue reading

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Retailers Ought to be Optimistic but Cautious

I’ve just come off an hour-long webinar extolling the virtues of the recovering economy and the outlook for 2013—a financial lovefest that also focused … Continue reading

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