This year, Black Friday marked the third busiest day for gun sales in Florida, the state with the most registered concealed weapons permits. And just this month, Florida was ranked second in the US in school shootings since Sandy Hook two years ago, trailing only neighboring Georgia, reports Miami New...
Police arrived after a disturbance outside a Texas City bar. During a news conference later on Friday morning, Texas City Police Chief Robert Burby said that when officers arrived, a young male was shooting at patrons who were leaving the bar. The chief said the male turned and pointed his weapon at an officer, and [...]
Hundreds of mourners were due to gather at a New York City church on Friday to pay their respects for one of two policemen shot by a gunman who said he was avenging the killings this summer of unarmed black men by white officers. Targeted for their uniform, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were slain...
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Retail sales during this year’s holiday season grew 5.5% from last year. And, International Council of Shopping Centers said this holiday shopping season was the best for retailers in 3 years. Show More Summary
Chris Taylor headed to San Francisco’s AMC Metreon 15 on Black Friday for a 10 a.m. screening of “Fury,” but […]
The Christmas holiday is almost over. So many of us are currently basking in a cloud of tissue paper, gifts and empty eggnog mugs- breathing a sigh of relief. All that shopping, gift wrapping and preparation is finally over. I thinkShow More Summary
The residents of Chippewa Falls are very serious about their Christmas traditions. Every year on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) Chippewa Falls is transformed into a Christmas Wonderland. Hundreds of visitors come every year to see the magnificent light displays, noble soldiers, and shining angels in the Christmas Village in Irvine Park. Show More Summary
Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week. Behind the scenes at Le Tote. Photo: Kim Lucian for Racked MISSION—Another stylish office visit: This time,...
Amazon is known for having the best prices around on plenty of items all year long, so when the massive online retailer holds a sale, it’s definitely worth checking out. Amazon’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Cyber Week sales were packed...Show More Summary
Every year, Black Friday is used as a barometer for the overall health of retail and e-commerce. One of the interesting insights that came out of this year’s Black Friday came courtesy of Web performance company Catchpoint System’s report...Show More Summary
We know that mistakes happen and things occasionally get lost in shipping, especially when you’re talking about the world’s largest retailer during the year’s busiest shopping season. But if a retailer admits to misplacing your order, it shouldn’t try to cash in on its own screw-up by charging you more than you had already paid. And yet this is exactly … [More]
President Barack Obama said Friday that conditions for black Americans have improved since he became president nearly six years ago. But as he said, blacks still lag behind whites. "The gap in income between black and white America persists," he said during a press conference. Show More Summary
Origin finally started its "real" winter sale, and deals are fairly decent, especially if you've been eying a PC copy of Dragon Age: Inquisition. The PC download's price finally matches the console versions' Black Friday weekend price...Show More Summary
Shoppers flocked to stores on Super Saturday, boosting sales as the clock counted down to Christmas.
Damian Dovarganes/AP By Kate Rogers It's the final countdown for holiday retailers, as shoppers visit big box retail stores and malls for last-minute items as the clock has run out on shipping and online options. A big part of this trend includes Super Saturday last-minute shopping, which was this past Dec. Show More Summary
Cards Against Humanity recently made headlines for selling actual bull poop in protest against Black Friday sales.
Russia's Black Sea port of Novorossiisk halted oil exports on Monday due to storm, while the loadings are not expected to resume before Friday, port sources said.
Black Friday has come and gone, and Cyber Monday feels like a distant memory. The busiest shopping season of the year is finally behind us, but does that mean the best sale prices of the season are a thing of the past as well? Well guess what — if you thought big sales were over and done just because Christmas is almost here, think again. Show More Summary
via NY Daily News NYPD supporters wearing black hoodies with the words “I can breathe” demonstrated outside City Hall Friday evening, sparking a war of words with opposing protesters picketing at the same location. Outnumbered 2 to 1, about 100
Mexico’s version of Black Friday, known as El Buen Fin or “the good weekend,” has seen sales grow annually since its inception in 2011, although in its fourth edition this year growth slowed to 13.7% from around 40% in its first two years.