Black Friday

November 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

137.4 Million Consumers Plan to Shop Thanksgiving Weekend

An estimated 137.4 million consumers are planning to shop Thanksgiving weekend, according to a study by The National Retail Federation. These numbers, which cover Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Sunday, are up 58.7 percent, or 135.8 million people from last year. “Black Friday remains one of the busiest shopping days of the […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Clarksburg Premium Outlets Center Prepares for Holiday Shoppers and Traffic (VIDEO)

The developer of the Clarksburg Premium Outlets is preparing for shoppers this holiday season by hiring off-duty police officers to help manage traffic in the area. Susan Kenedy reports, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Opting Outside in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

How did you spend your holiday weekend? Many Montgomery County residents opted to spend their days outside over shopping on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. MyMCMedia’s Michael Walsh captured some beautiful photos of the sunset and the sunrise in Montgomery County and he discovered the rain didn’t discourage locals from enjoying the scenic outdoors […]

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November 20, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Black Friday Savings Guide

Black Friday is just around the corner and many stores have released a list of door buster deals and sales. While the deals look great on paper, are consumers really saving as much as they think? According to a report recently released by WalletHub 63 percent of American consumers say that Black Friday doesn’t offer […]

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November 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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REI Closing Its Doors on Black Friday (PHOTO)

The outdoor gear and sports store, REI has announced plans to close its doors on Black Friday (November 27) at all 143 of its retail locations, headquarters and two distribution centers. That means no sales or long lines for shoppers and no going to work for its employees. Instead of reporting to work, the co-op […]

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November 28, 2014 | Krista Brick

AAA: Tips for Black Friday Safety

It is called “Christmas Creep” when the number of stores once opened in the wee hours on Friday morning, now encourage shoppers to leave the Thanksgiving table to shop. AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging shoppers to use caution when shopping this Thanksgiving weekend, especially in dark parking lots and garages.Whether it’s the thrill of holiday shopping […]

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November 23, 2012 | Staff Writer

Small Business Saturday November 24 (Video)

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is another day, one dedicated to the businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country. It’s Small Business Saturday, and it’s happening on Saturday, November 24th.

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November 21, 2012 | Staff Writer

Black Friday Shoppers (Photos)

Black Friday shoppers began lining up outside the Best Buy in Germantown on Nov. 21. Some of them erected tents for the camp-like experience. The store is closed on Thanksgiving but opens at midnight on Nov. 23. Photos | Debbie Billings

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