Tagged: black friday

Your Guide to This Weekend's Can't-Miss Sales

by Jess Ardrey 11/25/2015 9:22 am

Ok, brides-to-be. Do you have on your comfy shoes? Good, because it's time to shop.

Wal-Mart Syncs Black Friday Deals Online And In Store

by Associated Press 11/12/2015 6:50 am

Wal-Mart Stores says it is offering most of the same Black Friday "doorbuster" deals online and in stores for the first time and giving online shoppers an early jump on the sales.

Traditions That Just Need to End (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/8/2014 12:00 am

Smart retailers, the kind that survive, will adjust to consumer habits. They will recognize which things people buy online and which things they still want to buy in a store. But, as the NRF pointed out again last week, brick-and-mortar “Main Street” retailers deserve a level playing field.

Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance Leads Giving Tuesday Events Across the State

by Lee Hogan 12/3/2014 1:07 pm

The Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance spearheaded a philanthropic event Tuesday to raise money and awareness for various causes around the state.

Giving Tuesday Aims to Celebrate and Encourage Generosity

by Jess Ardrey 12/2/2014 7:03 am

After the spending craziness of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, it’s easy to descend into the fa-la-la frenzy and not come up for air until the new year. That’s where Giving Tuesday comes in.

How to Dispose of Your Old Electronics

by Jess Ardrey 12/1/2014 8:04 am

Black Friday and Cyber Monday usually leave a lot of dated gadgets out in the cold. Here is the where, what and how of getting rid of them properly.

Thanksgiving Weekend To-Do List: 5 Fun Things for the Whole Family

by Lee Hogan 11/26/2014 8:44 am

In between gobbling down that Thanksgiving feast and watching endless hours of football, we have a few things on our weekend to-do list that may burn calories and get the entire family off the sofa. Let the holiday season begin!

Holiday Shop Talk: 9 Sales, Events & Giveaways to Check Out

by Lee Hogan 11/26/2014 8:30 am

This is it. The holy grail of holiday shopping. Get ready. Set. Shop!

Don't Miss Black Friday and Cyber Monday at the Bridal Cottage

by Jess Ardrey 11/18/2014 4:05 pm

Great sales and big (BIG) news from our friends in North Little Rock!

Thoughts On the Season (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

Online retailers should give unto Caeser what's his, a retreat needs to be made from the "War on Christmas," and boy, no retail worker should have to face the madding crowd whipped into a frenzy by the idea of shopping as contact sport.

Thanksgiving Takes More Black Friday Sales

by Associated Press 12/1/2013 11:08 am

U.S. shoppers spent $9.74 billion on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. That's a drop of 13.2 percent compared with last year, according to data released on Saturday by research firm ShopperTrak.

Park Plaza Opens at Midnight on Black Friday

by Lauren James 11/27/2013 8:00 am

Park Plaza is opening at midnight Black Friday (Nov. 29) for those who just can't wait to commence holiday shopping.

White Friday Bridal Sale at Bridal Cottage Next Week

by Lauren James 11/21/2013 1:00 pm

Black Friday has gone bridal at North Little Rock's Bridal Cottage. Take advantage of the annual sale, running from Wednesday-Saturday (Nov. 27-30).

Wal-Mart, Open on Thanksgiving, Will Provide Workers a Turkey Dinner

by Lance Turner 11/13/2013 10:55 am

Wal-Mart workers who are scheduled for shifts on Thanksgiving day will receive a Thanksgiving meal provided by the company.

Bloomberg Businessweek Puts OUR Wal-Mart on Its Latest Cover

by Lance Turner 12/13/2012 11:03 am

Bloomberg Businessweek magazine takes a look at OUR Wal-Mart, a group of employees that staged Black Friday demonstrations against the world's largest retailer and its labor practices.

Wal-Mart's Done Talking to the Huffington Post

by Lance Turner 12/4/2012 9:01 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville says its through commenting on stories by the Huffington Post, citing what the retailer calls "inaccuracies" and "one-sided rhetoric."

Between Confidence and Complacency (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 12/3/2012 12:00 am

How close to the edge will you go? And will simply the prospect of falling off the “fiscal cliff” prevent you from holiday shopping?

Fast Company Goes Inside Wal-Mart's E-commerce Strategy

by Lance Turner 11/26/2012 11:04 am

Tech writer Farhad Manjoo takes a look at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s growing e-commerce arm and how the world's largest retailer plans to improve online sales by leveraging social media, mobile and other tools.

Cyber Monday Likely to be Busiest Online Sales Day

by Associated Press 11/25/2012 11:47 am

Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed a spike in online sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving, is the next in a line of days that stores are counting on to jumpstart the holiday shopping season.

A List of Wal-Mart Black Friday Protest Sites

by Lance Turner 11/21/2012 11:08 am

As Black Friday approaches, so too does the threat of employee walk-outs and protests against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, the world's largest retailer. Here's where protesters plan to make their voices heard.