How to Make the Most of Black Friday Shopping

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For shopping enthusiasts, Black Friday is something of a national holiday; a major event sandwiched between Thanksgiving and Christmas. If you’re excited to get your Black Friday adventure under way, we’re here to help. We’ll cover how to get the biggest bang for your buck and which major retailers offer curbside pickup. 

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Online Shopping in 2020 by the Numbers

By Elizabeth Renter

Had the coronavirus pandemic hit 20 years ago, ordering groceries and toilet paper from the comfort of your sofa wouldn’t have been nearly as easy. But in May alone, Americans spent over $77 billion through online retailers, and the industry saw sales growth typically reserved for the holiday rush.

Retail sales contribute trillions of dollars to the U.S. economy each year and support millions of U.S. workers. Despite global economic uncertainty and unemployment hitting the retail industry particularly hard in 2020, data indicates online sellers are not experiencing the economic impact of the pandemic the way others

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Daytona Black Friday, holiday shopping in a pandemic to look different

Jim Abbott
 
| The Daytona Beach News-Journal
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DAYTONA BEACH — For Donna Carlson, a pre-dawn shopping assault on Black Friday was always among her merriest holiday traditions, but not this year.

“I used to be one of those maniacs out at 5:30 in the morning,” said Carlson, 74, a retiree from Daytona Beach. “This year, it will be on the computer.”

She’s not alone.

For many shoppers, the continuing

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End of tax-free shopping for tourists ‘would cripple hotels’

Scrapping tax-free shopping for overseas tourists will risk “thousands of jobs” and cripple the hospitality industry, a group of the UK’s top luxury hoteliers have warned.

Bosses from some of the UK’s most renowned hotels including Claridge’s, The Connaught, Rosewood London, and the Mandarin Oriental said proposals to axe the incentive will undercut Britain’s competitiveness compared with its nearest European neighbours.

The Chancellor has suggested scrapping the 20pc rebate for overseas visitors in an effort to bring the UK in line with other systems after Brexit. The Treasury has also said the current system is too costly and susceptible to

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Start your holiday shopping early with the Baltimore Ravens pop-up shop

Start your holiday shopping early with the Baltimore Ravens pop-up shop


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CHANCE FOR SHOWERS RETURNING BY NEXT WEEKEND. ASHLEY: THANK YOU. HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON IS AROUND THE CORNER AND THERE’S SOON GOING TO BE AN EVENT ALLOWING YOU TO PICK OUT THE PERFECT GIFT FOR THE RAVENS FAN IN YOUR LIFE. JOINING US WITH MORE ON THE POP-UP SHOP IS DIANDRA DUGENS FROM THE BALTIMORE RAVENS. GOOD MORNING. >> GOOD MORNING. HOW ARE YOU? >> NICE TO SEE YOU. WHEN AND WHERE IS THE POP-UP SHOP HAPPENING? >> SO

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