Black Friday

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Black Friday Boosts November Car Sales

Chrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.

12/04/2014

Hundreds of people lined up outside Binny's on Black Friday, hoping to get some of the limited edition Bourbon County Stout from Goose Island that went on sale that day. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Forget Door-Busters; This Crowd Wanted Special Brew On Black Friday

The highly sought prize at Binny’s Beverage Depot was beer—specifically, Bourbon County, a Goose Island special brew.

11/28/2014

Authorities respond to the scene of a shooting at Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., Friday. (CBS)

Two Shot –1 Dead — Inside Mag Mile Store

Chicago police are responding to reports that two people have been shot Friday night along the Magnificent Mile.

11/28/2014

Lions defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah sacks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears Need To Buy Back Our Love On Black Friday

There are a lot of dumb teams in the NFL. Make some deals with them, Bears.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2014

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State Cracking Down On Abuse Of Disabled Parking Placards

If you plan to drive to your Black Friday adventure, make sure you park in the correct place, because if you snag a disabled parking spot to avoid the hassle of hunting for a spot, it could take a big bite out of your holiday shopping budget.

11/28/2014

Shoppers carry packages along the Magnificent Mile shopping district on Michigan Avenue on Black Friday. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Shoppers Get Early Jump On Black Friday Deals

Forget Thanksgiving with the family. For many shoppers, Thursday night was all about finding big deals.

11/28/2014

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VIDEO: Shoppers Fight Over Wal-Mart Deals In Michigan City

It’s the one day of the year where consumers are expected to go a little crazy, but this might be going too far. Doorbuster deals at a Wal-Mart in Michigan City, Indiana, had shoppers literally stealing items from other people’s carts.

11/28/2014

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Shoppers Test The Waters On Thanksgiving

Their observation: It was much less chaotic then Black Friday excursions to the stores. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.

11/27/2014

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Experts Predict Shoppers To Spend Big On Black Friday

Shoppers may give retailers an early present this holiday shopping season. Experts are predicting that this Black Friday weekend will be the best one since before the recession hit eight years ago.

11/26/2014

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State To Crack Down On Illegal Use Of Handicapped Placards On Black Friday

Shopping mall parking spaces migt be at a premium on Black Friday, but you should not be tempted to wrongly pull your car into one marked for handicapped drivers.

11/25/2014

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Put The Turkey Down And Go Shopping, Expert Advises

The best deals may not be on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

11/21/2014

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Navigating The Web For The Best Deals On Cyber Monday

Get prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.

11/12/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?

11/10/2014

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How To Navigate The Best Deals and Sales This Holiday Season

Don’t get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.

10/31/2014

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Best Time To Shop On Black Friday

The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.

10/31/2014

An Old Navy store in Chicago. (CBS)

Retailer Tries To Lure Consumers Through The Doors With Million-Dollar Giveaway

Old Navy offered an incredible chance to win a $1 million prize to one person in the first waves of shoppers on Black Friday. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

11/29/2013

Shoppers hunt for bargains at Woodfield Mall on Black Friday (Credit: CBS)

Bargain Hunters Get Early Jump On Black Friday Shopping

They didn’t sleep. They don’t care about the cold. They’re on a mission to shop.

11/29/2013

Robert Russell (left) charged with attempted murder, shoplifting, and obstructing a police officer. Gerald Chamberlain (right) is charged with felony theft. Both were arrested after a shoplifting incident that ended with police shooting a third suspect in Romeoville. (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

2 Charged After Police Shoot Alleged Shoplifter

A Romeoville Police officer shot a man and another officer was injured Thursday night while trying to stop suspects after a shoplifting incident at a Kohl’s store.

11/29/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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