Shots rang out at the Riverchase Galleria Mall in Hoover, Alabama, just outside of Birmingham on Thursday night as shoppers flocked for early Black Friday deals after Thanksgiving dinner. According to reports, just before 10 p.m. a 21-year-old man and an 18-year-old man became involved in a physical altercation near the Footaction store, and the 21-year-old […]

Catching a sale has once again brought out the primal behavior of shoppers on the infamous day known as Black Friday. READ Red Bull’s ’30 Days In Chicago’ Attendees Explain Why They’re Thankful For Music Thousands of people rushed to retailers for the annual event, with some stores opening as early as 5 p.m. on Thursday […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – “USA Today” listed a Cleveland Heights store among the “Black Friday: Best retail locations to shop“. The newspaper chose its top places to shop in each state and the Big Fun Toy Store and Eastwood Mall in Niles, also in northeast Ohio, were the only two picked in Ohio. It cited the toy store’s […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Toys, clothes, and figurines line the shelves at Big Fun in Cleveland Heights. The Coventry shop is a staple, and it’s all thanks to the people who continue to shop at small businesses. “We’re part of your community. We’re actually the fabric of your neighborhood, so it’s really important to support […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Black Friday is this week. Here are the store hours for some the largest malls and stores on Thanksgiving and the day after. MALL HOURS Beachwood Place: CLOSED Thanksgiving; 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 SouthPark Mall: 6 p.m.-midnight, Thanksgiving; 6 a.m.-9 p.m. on Black Friday Great Northern Mall: […]

The boycott is calling for people across the country to avoid making purchases at large retail chains.   As shoppers flock to stores in search of Black Friday deals, a human rights group is urging individuals to refrain from spending their money during the holiday season. Blackout for Human Rights, a collective of activists, actors, artists, […]

Sales in brick and mortar stores fell from $11.6 billion in 2014 to $10.4 billion in 2015. That's an overall 10 percent decrease in sales, a consequence of both stores offering sales days earlier and online sales that allowed consumers to shop from the comfort of their homes.

Amazon, Staples, Sam’s Club, and a host of hosts have their sales ads ready for the day after Thanksgiving.   Get ready to shop — and not just on Black Friday. Retailers have started releasing details about their holiday season deals, and many markdowns start as early as November 1. Many stores also have released […]


The holiday season has not gotten off to a happy start for retailers as Black Friday sales have dropped since year. The numbers are not…

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  NewsOne staffers in the St. Louis area are checking out reports that protesters are going to local major department stores with plans to prevent Black Friday shopping. Our reporters have witnessed dozens of protesters at Walmarts in Bridgeton and Maplewood, Mo., as well as a Target in Brentwood. In each case, the protesters encountered a heavy […]

  CHICAGO, IL – A police officer shot and injured a driver trying to get away after allegedly stealing from a Kohl’s store around 10 p.m. Thursday night in Romeoville, according to WGN. Police were responding to a report of two men stealing clothing from the store at 261 S. Weber Road and saw the […]