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Thursday, November 22, 2012
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Sears and Walmart plan to open at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, while Target plans a 9 p.m. opening.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us Retail workers and shoppers are once again pushing stores to stay closed on Thanksgiving Day instead of starting Black Friday on Thursday, as many plan to do. Target will launch its Black Friday sale at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, while Sears and Walmart have announced plans to open at 8 p.m. Meanwhile, Best Buy is continuing the midnight openings it started last year. Critics say Thanksgiving Day openings prevent employees from spending the holiday with their families. Opposition is growing on online petition website Change.org. “C Renee,” a woman who says she’s been a Target employee for six years, started a petition asking the retailer to…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Black Friday hype increases every year, and this year, retailers are upping their game by opening earlier than ever.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us It’s the Super Bowl of shopping, the Oscars for retailers. It’s a time when below-the-radar soccer moms and soft-spoken grandpas take to the shopping cart raceways, weaving in and out of the throngs in search of the Holy Grail, that larger-than-life bargain. There’s a game plan, an emergency plan, and lots of coffee. It’s Black Friday! Black Friday hype increases every year, and this year, retailers are upping their game by opening earlier than ever. While Black Friday has traditionally begun the day after Thanksgiving, Wal-Mart was the first to announce they would be opening at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving to accommodate those shoppers looking …
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Eagan stores are ready for Black Friday, and below is the information customers need to know before hitting the stores.
Black Friday brings out a mad dash of people rushing for the best deal in town, and Eagan Patch hopes to make your trip a bit easier. Many of the stores in Eagan are offering huge discounts and opening their stores super early. Eagan Patch has the insight into hot items at nearby stores and what deals are worth leaving your warm home for to sit in long lines. So, what are you waiting for? Get your shopping partners, take out some cash and pile into your car - it's Black Friday, folks! BARNES & NOBLE: The Hours: Friday, 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. The Deals: The first 25 customers that spend $50 or more will receive a free Barnes & Noble membership for a year. The store is offering 50 percent off select books and cookbooks, as well as 20 percent …