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Letter: How Black Friday is another form of class warfare

Think twice before you ridicule the masses that were waiting in lines outside WalMart and Best Buy the day after, and more frequently, the day of Thanksgiving. While it seems commonplace to crack a joke at the deal-starved lines, ask ...

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Are you ready for the turkey and deals?

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Black Friday Success!

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Black Friday turnout decreases from previous years

Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz, of the Chicago Tribune, contributed to this report.   After growing for several years, the all-important Black Friday shopping weekend took a double-digit tumble, recent figures from the National Retail Federation show. With retailers offering steep discounts early ...

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Is Gray Thursday the new Black Friday? Holiday shopping season starting earlier than ever

Many businesses nationwide will open their doors for shoppers as early as Thanksgiving morning this year, stirring different opinions about whether the decision is appropriate. Prominent stores in Fresno including Macy’s, Best Buy, Target and Wal-Mart will be opening for ...

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The holiday shopping season: Don’t be one of ‘those’ customers

  Dear holiday consumers, As you may know, we are barreling toward the fourth-quarter-holiday-retail extravaganza. As someone who has worked in retail for more than 10 years, there is some valuable advice that you, as the customer, need to hear. ...

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Reckoning: The true economic toll of Black Friday

Is it just me or was Black Friday not the news fodder that it was last year? I mean, in years past, the antics of shoppers were front and center on the 6 o’clock news. Journalist and columnist wrote about ...

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Students work long holiday hours

Fresno State students said they are busier than ever this Thanksgiving weekend working early Black Friday shifts instead of spending time with family.

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Searching for Thanksgiving on Black Friday

Thanksgiving approaches; my most favorite holiday! I recall the rapturous scent of pumpkin pie and roast Turkey. I delight at the sight of my father walking around the house lighting various orange, red and brown candles, while some not-too-Christmassy tunes ...

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Black Friday is a big bust

Last week was a time to be thankful — that everything was 50 percent off in stores, that is.

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Student employees affected by Black Friday

While many families are preparing for their Thanksgiving feast, some people are looking forward to what happens after the feast: Black Friday. Some people love it and others hate it.

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Holiday cheer grows on campus

The Fresno State Floral Laboratory is decking the halls and walls of homes this holiday season with more than just flowers.

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Biggest shopping day of the year nears

The last Thursday of November is dedicated to a holiday where friends and family come together to give thanks. Although a lot of students are looking forward to spending time with family and friends while feasting on their favorite meals on Thanksgiving Day, they are preparing themselves for the biggest shopping day of the year—Black Friday.

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