CHICAGO - It's Small Business Saturday, a day when shoppers are encouraged to support mom-and-pop shops. American Express has been credited with coming up with the concept after seeing small businesses suffer, because they couldn't keep up with ...
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Gone are the throngs of frenzied shoppers camping out for days ahead of the big sales bonanza on the day after Thanksgiving. And forget the fisticuffs over flat-screen TVs.
Don't panic, but there's a shorter supply of Christmas trees this holiday season than in recent years. "Most people [tree growers] that I know are sold out, or close to sold out.
So Black Friday has come and gone for another year, but don't worry bargain hunters, we still have Cyber Monday and Boxing Day to look forward to.