Tag Archives: black friday

Walmart Encourages Grinch Accusations

Walmart is a corporation that generates strong opinion. Unions — and their wholly–owned subsidiary the Democrat Party — view Walmart as a rapacious corporation run by brutal overseers whose overriding goal is exploiting the working class. Many Republican officeholders view Walmart as a corporation run by a bunch of cheap so–and–sos who won’t make large… Read More »

Survey: More Than 40 Percent of Consumers Will Shop for Last-minute Holiday Gifts

More men than women to delay holiday shopping until January 2012 LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2011 — Following a blowout Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping weekend, many consumers will continue to hit the stores through the final days leading up to Christmas, according to survey data from PriceGrabber®, a part of Experian. Results from PriceGrabber’s fourth winter… Read More »

Wanna See A Breakdown In Society? Look No Further Than Your Nearest Grocery Store

While CDN is primarily considered to be a political website, I contend that mundane aspects of our culture can sometimes be a part of the equation that get overlooked.  One of the issue that’s been on my mind lately is how we treat each other publicly.  If the last couple of decades were known for… Read More »

Black Friday Weekend Retail Sales Increase 1.9 Percent, Foot-Traffic Down 1.8

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2011  – Black Friday weekend is shifting to encompass days prior to the big shopping event, with stores seeing more foot-traffic beforehand. According to ShopperTrak — the world’s largest provider of retail and mall foot-traffic counting services — more customers shopped the Sunday before Thanksgiving than the days following Black Friday. Both Black Saturday and Black… Read More »

Occupy Skew

Not too long ago the Twitter account for Occupy Denver posted this little gem of wisdom: Even my fourteen year old, publicly educated, child could see the flaw in this. They point to a single day event, sponsored and encouraged by private business owners, on their own property, as being similar to multi-month protests on… Read More »

Black Friday Tips for Savings & Sanity

YONKERS, N.Y., Nov. 23, 2011 — Next to the Saturday before Christmas, Black Friday ranks as the seminal shopping day of the season. Yet a recent analysis by Consumer Reports’ and Decide.com, a website that tracks electronics products and pricing, reveals that the day afterThanksgiving isn’t necessarily the optimal time to get the best deals on many… Read More »