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Planning For Black Friday And All Your Holiday Season Shopping Trips

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Here’s how to get the most out of your shopping trip.

11/07/2012

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Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In Chicago

For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.

11/06/2012

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Big Savings In Store For Online Holiday Shoppers This Weekend

Are your fingers and keyboards ready? This coming weekend may be a time to stay home to shop online. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why deals will be better than they were on Black Friday.

CBS 2–12/15/2011

FedEx workers unload packages from shipping containers as they are sorted and placed on trucks to be delivered December 2, 2008 in Miami, Florida. As online retailers offered promotions on free shipping during Cyber Monday, shipping companies such as FedEx may see more volume as the orders are processed and mailed. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images FILE)

Some Tips About ‘Free Shipping Day’

BS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at “Free Shipping Day” and what you need to do to snag some good deals.

12/12/2011

Shoppers pack Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg for Black Friday shopping on Nov. 25, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Analyst: Holiday Shopping Dried Up After Black Friday

A retail analyst says his latest survey of consumers suggests the holiday shopping season petered out after Black Friday.

WBBM Newsradio–12/12/2011

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Did You Miss ‘Cyber Monday’? There Will Be Other Deals, Expert Says

On Cyber Monday, business was booming. But are all the good holiday deals history already? Experts say it’s not so.

11/28/2011

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High-Profile Realtor Charged With Stealing Ties

A president at a high-profile real estate firm is accused of shoplifting three ties from Michigan Avenue’s Bloomingdale’s on Black Friday, but his attorney said it was just a mistake because of the frenzy of holiday shopping.

11/26/2011

Shoppers pack Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg for Black Friday shopping on Nov. 25, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Earlier Opening Times Cutting Down On Black Friday Frenzy

The shoppers have been out for hours already grabbing every deal they can as Black Friday gets underway. Most of the stores are open on this Black Friday morning, and many of the big door-buster buys are already gone. But the concentrated madness that used to accompany this day has been greatly diffused.

11/25/2011

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Guide To Black Friday Deals

It’s that time of the year again, early birds! Grab a cup of coffee, set the alarm and make a list. This year, you might not even need to go to bed at all. With many retailers staying open on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is starting earlier than ever. Some retailers are offering deals starting Thursday evening or even earlier online.

11/24/2011

The Keurig coffee maker brews single cups of hot coffee in just seconds, but environmentalists are concerned that the individual K-Cups that hold the coffee grounds are not recyclable. (Credit: CBS)

How To Match Your Single-Serve Coffee Maker To Your Personality

Some of the hottest gifts on sale this Black Friday are single-serve coffee makers. With so many models to choose from, CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at which one is best for you and what you should consider when choosing.

CBS 2–11/23/2011

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White Wedding On Black Friday? At The Mall, Of Course

Black Friday is a nice day for a white wedding – at the mall.

11/23/2011

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Target To Black Friday Shoppers: Walk, Don’t Run (Forget That Commercial)

The deep discounts of Black Friday sales attract thousands of sometimes aggressive shoppers, but one retail chain is targeting safety concerns. Managers at Target are asking shoppers to put on the brakes.

CBS 2–11/22/2011

People shop at the Century City shopping mall in Los Angeles, California, for the day after Thanksgiving 'Black Friday' sales on November 26, 2010. Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year and kicks off the holiday shopping season for retailers.(GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Survive This Economy: Black Friday Shopping

This might be the hardest time of the year to “Survive This Economy.” The holiday meals, travel and all that holiday shopping really add up.

CBS 2–11/22/2011

People shop at the Century City shopping mall in Los Angeles, California, for the day after Thanksgiving 'Black Friday' sales on November 26, 2010. Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year and kicks off the holiday shopping season for retailers.(GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Which ‘Black Friday’ Sales Are Truly The Best? Expert Weighs In

Expect a raft of “Black Friday” deals in your Thanksgiving sale ads. But which are the best deals? CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

11/10/2011

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‘Black Friday’ Deals Losing Allure For Shoppers

Shoppers will be cautious with their dollars this holiday season and are less likely to rush to door-buster sales on “Black Friday,” according to a new analysis.

10/10/2011

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Black Friday Spending Hits Record $10.69B

With a country anxious for good economic news, reports are already in on Black Friday 2010 and it looks like people spent just a little more this year. Shoppers spent a record $10.69 billion.

CBS 2–11/27/2010

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Doorbusters Over, But Deals Still Out There

Even if you didn’t hop out of bed before dawn and get in line, it’s not too late to find some great Black Friday deals.

CBS 2–11/26/2010

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Black Friday Shoppers Swarm Before Dawn

On this Black Friday morning, the foot traffic in the suburban malls more resembled what one might expect on a weekday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010

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Black Friday Deals That Are Worth The Wait

There’s just two more days till Black Friday. Retailers are offering thousands of bargains, but which ones are worth it? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has suggestions from the experts.

CBS 2–11/24/2010

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Expert Says Wait For ‘Black Friday’ To Get Top Bargains

Stores are offering sales before Black Friday this year, but experts warn you may want to wait for the real thing for top bargains. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

CBS 2–11/11/2010

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