It's the most wonderful time of the year!.. but maybe not so much for your wallet. The National Retail Foundation is predicting shoppers to spend at least $40 more this Christmas from last years.. so how much does the average shopper spend?
Today's the big day -- the shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday, the day on which stores around the nation offer door-busting prices so low that otherwise-rational consumers take temporary leave of their senses, shake off their tryptophan haze and rush to the nearest mall at ungodly hours of the night. Or maybe not.
This morning listening to Clay and Dale, I heard them mention that some retailers like Wal-Mart are getting a jump on Black Friday this year. Instead of the typical midnight or 3am, 4am start in to the holiday shopping season, they’re opening doors on Thanksgiving night with special sales.
A new year is almost upon us, it's now just a couple days away, 2011 flew by! Time flies when you're having fun I guess. I started reflecting and thinking about some things that I did or accomplished in the past year. These weren't things that I set out to accomplish this year they are just things that I have wanted to do but in our busy lives they are not always possible to get done. While readin
Things are going a lot different this season than most Sabres fans figured they would. I'm one of them. With all additions to the lineup, the upgrades at First Niagara Center including the new locker room I guess we figured the Sabres were on their way to winning it all. Hasn't worked out that way.
Every Every year my sister Lisa and I venture out to the Hamburg Fairgrounds for the annual Christmas in the Country craft show. This weekend we did just that. Saturday morning we headed to the show and were ready to get an early start on Christmas shopping. I’m not usually one to begin anything early but this show comes the first weekend in November every year. It seems more and more people a
We are just a few weeks away from the "official" start of the Christmas shopping season. In recent years many retailers have offered a wake-up call from various celebrities on "Black Friday", the day after Thanksgiving, to ensure you're at their store on time for some early holiday deals.