Many mom-and-pops are rolling out the red carpet for customers and offering big discounts on specialty, locally made or one-of-a-kind goods.
The day before Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown, Manhattan. The area around the Port Authority Bus Terminal was briefly evacuated Wednesday evening after a suspicious package was found.
Britain's mining shares tumbled to their lowest levels since 2005, leading declines in the nation's broader stock market. Concern over the situation in China took Anglo American Plc down 8.2 percent and Rio Tinto Group 3.2 percent.
The folks at Cards Against Humanity have decided to pit themselves against the retailers flogging the public with bargains on Black Friday with a deal of their own: $5 for nothing.
So what if the snow isn't real. Those who visit the " Christmas Capital of Texas " don't care, not with more than 1,400 holiday events -- beginning November 12 .