Friday, November 23, 2012
See what shoppers are saying as they search for bargains. And share your experiences in the comments area below.
Did you find any great deals during your Black Friday shopping excursion? Tell us about it in the comments area below. And if you're coming to us from a mobile device, you can follow our live blog at this RSS feed.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Patch Question of the Week: Do you love these annual shopping day extravaganzas? Or avoid them like the plague?
They've become such a part of the American economic scene their names are instantly recognizable: Black Friday. Cyber Monday. And the more recent addition, Small Business Saturday, which tries to make sure locally-owned businesses don't get forgotten in the holiday shopping frenzy. This year, some of the grand retail plans have come with an extra helping of controversy. Target stores will open their doors to shoppers at 9 pm on Thanksgiving night, prompting several petition drives in protest. The Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia will be opening, for the first time in its history, at 12:00 am on Friday morning. Lenox Square is also opening at midnight. Northlake Mall will be opening at 4 a.m. Friday and Perimeter Mall will kick off Black …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
What are your favorite stores in and around Brookhaven and Chamblee to visit bright and early the morning after Thanksgiving?
The holiday shopping season kicks off in a big way next week when retailers in and near Brookhaven and Chamblee officially celebrate Black Friday. That fabled day after Thanksgiving is one of the biggest sales days of the year for many stores – both national, big box chains and local retailers. It’s also one of the best days to save on items big and small as retailers pull out the stops to offer amazing deals to get customers in their doors. The latter is exactly why we want to help Brookhaven Patch readers map out a Black Friday game plan. But to do that, we need your help. What are your “must-shop” Black Friday destinations in the Brookhaven and Chamblee areas? What are some of the best deals you’ve come across so far? Share your …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday rule the shopping roost after Thanksgiving.
If you have a black belt in Black Friday shopping, listen up: area big-box retailers are gearing up to dazzle bargain hunters even earlier this year—starting on Thanksgiving Day! Last week, Walmart announced that it would open its doors at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 and offer holiday doorbusters while supplies last. These include deals on TVs, iPads, an electric scooter for $79 and a steam mop for $39. Not to be outdone, Target and Best Buy are also planning all-out holiday shopping assaults. Target's deals begin at 9 p.m. According to an ad leaked online, the best deals will be for TVs, a Nook, a Nikon camera and an XBOX 360 Kinect bundle. At Best Buy, doors open at midnight. Doorbusters include deals on TVs, phones and Samsung laptop …
Friday, November 25, 2011
A look at the top stories from around our area for Friday, Nov. 25, 2011.
Buckhead Patch: Black Friday Starts With a Bang Midtown Patch: Black Friday is Here Dunwoody Patch: Photos: Black Friday in Dunwoody Smyrna-Vinings Patch: Happy Birthday To Us!
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Patch wants to know when you start your holiday shopping.
One of the greatest American traditions is Black Friday - the day following Thanksgiving where retailers open early to provide customers with discounts on the most in-demand products to kick-off the Christmas shopping season. Are you a Black Friday shopper, or do you wait to get your deals a few days before Christmas or Christmas eve?