More Americans hunted for bargains over the weekend than ever before as retailers lured them online and into stores with big discounts and an earlier-than-usual start to the holiday shopping season. A record 226 million shoppers visited stores and websites ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Ready. Set. Shop. The day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, kicks off the holiday shopping season. Each year, retailers open their doors early and offer shoppers deals of up to 70 percent off on everything from electronics ...Read More »
This week, the Arbors at Baltimore Crossroads held its grand opening. The ribbon was cut on the 365-unit luxury market-rate rental apartment home community contained within the 1,000-acre Baltimore Crossroads@95 development near White Marsh. Present at the celebration were Del. ...
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MINNEAPOLIS — Count your blessings, then get to work. That may be Thanksgiving for more retail workers this year, as stores desperate to pull in buyers on the first weekend of the holiday shopping season push their openings earlier and ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Macy’s Inc. says it will open all of its namesake stores at midnight following Thanksgiving for the first time, becoming the latest retailer to extend hours on the traditional kickoff to the holiday season. The opening is ...Read More »
NEW YORK — As the run-up to holiday shopping intensifies, Target Corp. is saying its stores will open at midnight on Thanksgiving Day for the first time this year. That’s four hours earlier than last year. The stores will stay ...Read More »
This week, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Department of Public Works Director Alfred H. Foxx for the re-opening of the Northwest Sanitation Yard – gussied up to become the new “Super Citizen Convenience Center.” The center, at 2824 Sisson St., ...
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WASHINGTON — A strong start to the holiday season is raising confidence that the consumer is back and that 2011 could be a better year for the economy than expected. Retail sales are rising, boosted by the best month for ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Generous discounts lured Americans to stores and online for holiday gifts in November, providing cheer and delivering the best gains for retailers in four years. That raises hopes, already buoyed by reports of crowded malls and early ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Americans jumped on deals and promotions offered online on Cyber Monday, spending $1 billion and making it the busiest online shopping day ever, according to new data. Research firm comScore Inc. says revenue rose 16 percent from ...Read More »