Black Friday Newswire

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  1. Lilly Pulitzer was a hit for Target before it even hit storesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Star Tribune

    ... it's ever done. It has been shaping up to rival the partnership with Missoni in 2011 that created a Black Friday-like fervor in its stores and crashed its website. "It's so happy and vibrant," Kathee Tesija, Target's chief merchandising officer, ...


  2. China Fines Alibaba $129,000 for Pricing ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Re/code

    China's e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, has been fined 800,000 yuan by the price bureau in eastern Zhejiang province for violations by third-party sellers during promotions on its e-commerce platforms. Since Alibaba turned "Singles' Day," a November 11 Chinese response to Valentine's Day, into an online shopping festival in 2009, the event has grown to similar proportions as Cyber Monday and Black Friday in the United States.


  3. Waxing poetic on Record Store DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    For die-hard music fans, Record Store Day is like Black Friday and Christmas, even though, like those events, it can be, simultaneously, stressful and rewarding. Inspired by Free Comic Book Day, and put into action by some enterprising and enthusiastic record store owners, this annual event has been celebrated at stores worldwide since 2007.


  4. Trailer Report: 'Star Wars' Soars to 30 Million Views in First 24 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens received 30.65 million views during its first 24 hours on YouTube, according to technology firm ZEFR, which tracks the numbers. Still, it's got big shoes to fill.


  5. Record Store Day picks: Against Me!, Pulp, Elvis Presley, Manic Street PreachersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    ... tell them to buy vinyl don't like how suddenly everyone is lining up at their local record store like it was a Black Friday sale and beating them to re-issues that they have been pining for. Or worse still, buying them out and putting them up on ...


  6. Petaluma Urban Chat: Not What the Rolling Stones Meant by "Paint It Black"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 |

    Until the final battle was lost in the last few months, the City of Petaluma had engaged in a long war against asphalt, or at least the production of asphalt. At issue was a proposed asphalt plant near the south edge of town, along Petaluma Boulevard South near the first freeway exit into Petaluma.


  7. Dick's Sporting Goods re-opening at Shoppes at Parma SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    ... said the store has about 60 employees for the re-opening rush. "I have a feeling it's going to be crazy like Black Friday," she said. "We're in a great new location with a mall entrance. We're all really excited about all of the renovations." The ...


  8. ClustrixDB Delivers 2.35 Times the Performance of MySQL in Magento BenchmarkRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    ... without a scalable database. Seasonal peaks in demand, such as back-to-school days, and large sales such as Black Friday can generate e-commerce traffic that dwarfs the demand seen during the rest of the year. Such bursts in traffic highlight the ...


  9. Bourbon County Stout to be sold at Blackhawks, Bulls gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    Here's another reason to root for a long Bulls or Blackhawks playoff run: Goose Island's family of Bourbon County beers will be available at the United Center as long as either team is still playing this spring. Bell's Brewery only made 48 bottles of its newest beer, but that's because it is about a message as much as what's inside the bottle.


  10. Plugging into Phoenix Music: Record Store Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    ... prices on eBay. You're gonna overhear how record store clerks hate Record Store Day because for one day of Black Friday sales figures, it's gonna make the next two weeks of record retail seem like a ghost town. You're gonna hear cynical laughter ...


  11. Record Store Day 2015: Cleveland stores celebrate with limited vinyl releases, live bands and DJsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... discs by artists specifically for the day - resulting in a tenfold jump in business for shops. It's like Black Friday for record stores - except that shoppers won't be stampeding for crazy cheap deals. They've been fighting to get limited-edition ...


  12. Ghanaian entertainers condemn xenophobic attacks in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    ... seeing some of the images .....", The Actor revealed in his facebook post. He further wrote, "Let's have a black Friday demonstration TODAY against the gruesome killings of foreigners in SA. no shopping at shoprite, pick n pay, spar, steers, ...


  13. Data-Driven Retailers Are Working Up A Real 'App'etite For MobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... retail success/survival, the new opportunities created are changing the nature of commercial competition. The Black Friday gold rush encouraged manufacturers and distributors to sell direct to consumers by hosting sale days on their own websites. ...


  14. Search for ex-Marine's dog expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Alexandra Melnick of Vista, photographed at Potato Chip Rock with her dog, Kai, who went missing Nov. 28, 2014. - Alexandra Melnick - Alexandra Melnick has heard the stories about lost dogs that turn up safe five years later.


  15. Review: 'Paul Blart Mall Cop 2' is 'unnecessary'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CTV

    ... caper, single-handedly taking on a group of thugs who took over the mall and held his lady love hostage on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. In the new film he's in Las Vegas attending the Security Officer's Convention. Tagging ...


  16. Hail vinyl on Record Store Day in BowmanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... buying and listening is still a consideration for fans. Special occasion events such as Boxing Day and RSD Black Friday can mean a substantial windfall for record sellers. Record Store Day is about the tangible personal act of buying music. ...


  17. Startup Avni Lets Apps Soar Between CloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Light Reading

    ... at gaming and enterprise applications -- anything likely to see sudden bursts of demand, such as retailers with Black Friday sales, says the founders' former colleague. "This thing can spin up VMs in seconds," the founders' former colleague said. ...


  18. Brasch WordsTHE Media Auto Know Better: Fueling the Fires of Anti-UnionismRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    Black Friday shoppers of goodwill and kind heart might hope that the neighbors near the mall in this retiree-and-military southern Arizona town never find out the home address of the Best Buy marketing genius who hired the high school drum, bugle, and glockenspiel band to pulsate the parking lot at 4AM. A breezy 41 degrees and nary a ray of dawn slipping above the Coronado Range from nearby Mexico greeted the weird, worried, wary and weary this morning.


  19. Equity Markets Going Nowhere FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    It's hard to believe the equity markets have gone nowhere since Thanksgiving. One must consult a chart to see the S&P 500 was trading at 2075 the day after Thanksgiving, yet only closed the first quarter at 2068.


  20. Essex County Men Sentenced for Black Friday Armed Robbery of Target StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Two Essex County men were each sentenced to over 10 years in prison for robbing a Target Store in Union on Black Friday in November of 2012. The robbery took place on "Black Friday," which falls on the Friday after Thanksgiving and is popularly known as the busiest shopping day of the year.