City Urging Shoppers To Order From Black-Owned Businesses This Black FridayBlack Friday shopping won't be the same this year, because of the pandemic, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot says it's an opportunity to support Black-owned businesses.
CBS 2 Catches Black Friday Shoppers Misusing Handicapped Parking SpotsCBS 2's Lauren Victory reports it didn't take long to find a problem. At Ford City Mall at 7601 S. Cicero Ave., despite several empty parking spaces, there were still people not following the rules.
Black Friday Shoppers Lining Up At Woodfield MallIt's Black Friday and many shoppers are looking to get their hands on the sales.
When Are The Crowds During Thanksgiving Week? What You Need To KnowBefore you make you last minute Thanksgiving shopping trips, check out the times with the largest crowds. 
Charities Hope Wallets Stay Open On Giving TuesdayIn addition to the cash injection, charities are also accepting donations of time and other means of support.
Small Businesses Must Get Creative To Attract Holiday ShoppersThis year the Chicago area has seen the demise of retailers like Carson's and Sears, who had difficulties adapting to new consumer habits.
Beer Fans Line Up At Binny's For Special Chicago BrewGoose Island releases several varieties of its Bourbon County beers, but saves the Proprietor stout for an exclusive Chicago release. 
Black Friday Protest At Chatham Target StoreSo far, Target has no plans to reverse its decision to shut down two South Side stores in a matter of months.
Woodfield Mall To Stay Open 29 Hours StraightStores in the mall took advantage of the Thanksgiving rush by opening at 5 p.m. instead of 6 p.m. this year.
Travel Deals For Black Friday And Cyber MondayPeninsula Hotels has touted 30% discounts as well, at properties in New York, Chicago and Beverly Hills.
It May Be Harder To Find The Perfect Christmas TreeThe yuletide market imbalance was created a decade ago when a glut of Christmas trees and the Great Recession combined to drive many growers out of business.