Category: Shopping News

Deals including Gardens Mall, Walmart, Target

Susan Salisbury
 |  Special to The Post

With retailers touting deals for weeks, it may seem like Black Friday has already happened. But despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular shopping day is coming, as usual, the day after Thanksgiving.

Millions of people are expected to converge on retail stores at malls and other shopping venues to do some serious Christmas and holiday shopping. Due to the pandemic and shutdowns in the spring, retailers say they need the business more than ever.

“The retail industry has always considered the holiday shopping season to be November and December,” said Amanda Bevis, spokesperson

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Black Friday, holiday shopping activity crucial to merchants in 2020 | Local News

THOMASVILLE — The day after Thanksgiving kicks off Christmas shopping activity with sales, crowds and merchants’ dependency on end-of-year numbers to keep them out of the red — and in the black — for the year.

Because of COVID-19 impacting businesses this year, the Christmas shopping period is particularly crucial.

“This year’s Black Friday is probably more important than any Black Friday we’ve ever had,” said Ron Dixon, owner of Al Dixon Men’s Wear in downtown Thomasville. “We’ve got to make things up in the last quarter.”

During the first and second quarters of this year, Dixon’s business lost purchases

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Better Business Bureau: Black Friday Shopping Tips

Black Friday is almost here, but are you really getting the best deals? Troy Baker, from the Better Business Bureau, shares his do’s and don’ts to get the Pexels Karolina Grabowska 5650042most out of your holiday shopping.

For those who are heading out to the stores this year, make sure you know the store’s policies ahead of time. This includes returns, COVID-19 health requirements, and whether or not if it’s a well-known and established store, or if it’s a pop-up shop put in place just for the holidays. “Either way, going in prepared is the best way to go about your shopping,” Troy

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The case for shopping on Black Friday in 2020

If you’re thinking about shopping on the day after Thanksgiving, here’s why you should — and at least one reason you shouldn’t.

Like most things in 2020, Black Friday won’t be the same this year.

But at least in the case of holiday shopping, change might not necessarily be a bad thing.

If you’re thinking about shopping on the day after Thanksgiving, here’s why you should — and at least one reason you shouldn’t.

The day still holds meaning

Retailers kicked off Black Friday sales back in mid-October to coincide with Amazon’s Prime Day. There’s been an onslaught of discounts

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Holiday Shopping Guide | 43+ Hottest High-Tech Gifts for 2020 (and More)

The year is coming to an end, which means only one thing: the Holiday season is finally upon us! There are many exciting things you can purchase this year as gifts (or maybe just for yourself).

Plus, with Black Friday just around the corner, there are already a bunch of deals and offers you can take advantage of right now.

Unfortunately, shopping brick-and-mortar stores on Black Friday isn’t as much of a simple choice as it was before, so it’s better if you start thinking about buying early this year.

That’s not necessarily a bad thing, especially for us tech

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