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Women at a mall walk aoutside of a store advertising a black friday sale.

Surviving Black Friday

November 28, 2019

It’s that time of the year again: time to buy presents in advance, time to buy that new computer, time to buy those clothes you’ve been wanting to.

Balancing Thanksgiving and retail employment

Abtin Mohammadi

December 9, 2014

Every year in late November, the American people celebrate one of the most spiritual and important traditions in honor of Thanksgiving in a very special way. People define ultimate happiness and appreciate the beautiful, plentiful and fascinating joys of life in faith of liberty of justice from God. But we live in an industrialized nation with an essential emphasis on gradual enha...

Black Friday is not a holiday

Phoenix Webb

December 9, 2014

Growing up, Thanksgiving was my second best holiday. It was my Mamma's best meal all year and there was extra dessert. Oh yeah. Thanksgiving was a wrap: wake up, eat breakfast, snack until dinner was served at 2 p.m., eat dessert, rest, watch TV, eat cookies, decorate the tree and once it was up then go to bed in a food-drunken stupor. It was a simple holiday. It was a holiday...

Deals to look forward to on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

William Morse

November 14, 2013

Sitting there, amid a chaotic mix of screaming, yelling, and people throwing punches ---- it was nothing short of a riot. Many may ask where this was?It was the scene at a Tilly's store in Mission Valley on midnight at Black Friday of last year. It was one of the worst decisions I could have made, not only was nothing bought but the experience was horrible. It was terrifying.But a...

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