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Is COVID-19 Affecting Black Friday Shopping This Year?

Even though the pandemic hit small businesses hard, owners believe Black Friday and other holiday sales will help in-store revenues. Kudzu and Cotton owner, Katie Castanza, says in times like now, it’s important that her business gets in-store customer due the majority of their products being in-store. Though, for many, shopping online is the only option as things look a…

What the Tech? Get Ready for Early Black Friday Sales

We’re just three weeks away from Thanksgiving and Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving has traditionally been one of the busiest shopping days of the year. But this is 2020 when the holiday shopping season actually began in the middle of October with Amazon Prime Day. All major retailers are releasing Black Friday sales circulars online to entice shoppers to…

What the Tech? Using Your Smartphone to Get a Jump on Black Friday Sales

It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago when Black Friday was on a Friday. These days Black Friday is an entire week. Or maybe two. While shoppers have been getting Black Friday deals online, millions of people aren’t shopping in stores or even on a computer; they’re purchasing products from their smartphone. This year research group Adobe Analytics…

Shopping for Black Friday Deals

While many stores opened on Thanksgiving night for shoppers searching for deals, we still found plenty of people out in stores Friday.  Shoppers we’re looking for all types of deals from purses, to shoes and other accessories. One shopper visiting from Wisconsin was experiencing Black Friday shopping for the first time. “I was very scared to try it out, Alabama…

What’s Open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

If you’re planning your shopping trips on Thanksgiving or on Black Friday, here’s a list of what’s open in our area: If you need last-minute items for your Thanksgiving meal, Winn-Dixie stores will be open on Thanksgiving until 4 p.m. Publix Super Markets and Renfroe’s Markets are closed. Most Walmarts are open regular hours on Thanksgiving, with Black Friday deals…

Shoppers Hit Stores in Search of Black Friday Deals

Shoppers were out in full force around the Capital City Friday looking for Black Friday deals to kick off the holiday shopping season. Black Friday deals and discounts attracted bargain shoppers looking to get more bang for their bucks. Shoppers say they enjoy the excitement of the day and the crowds. But they say it’s the deals and deep discounts…

Downtown Greenville retailers gear up for Black Friday

Downtown shops planning to welcome a slew of shoppers with deals and promotions

1/1IMG_0496 Show Caption Hide Caption Downtown Greenville is beginning to look at lot like… Black Friday. Mandy Little manages The Pineapple on Commerce Street. She’s one of many local retailers preparing for the busiest shopping day of the year. “Getting out in the community and seeing what everyone has to offer and what you can find locally, so that’s always a…

Shoppers Hit the Stores Searching for Deals

As Thanksgiving celebrations wind down, Christmas shopping is getting into full swing.  Many people in Montgomery tell Alabama News Network that shopping is now a part of their Thanksgiving traditions. Some shoppers at JCPenneys say they originally didn’t even plan on shopping Thursday. “Well originally we were supposed to come tomorrow,” explained Kennedy Barron, “but then we saw this big…

Shoppers Ecouraged to Shop Locally During the Holiday Shopping Season

Shoppers are encouraged to shop locally during the holidays to support small businesses. With Black Friday right around the corner, shoppers are getting ready to head to their favorite stores and shop for great gifts at great prices. But they shouldn’t forget to shop at their favorite small businesses in their home town. Chae Brown is one of those small business…