Black Friday

The holiday shopping frenzy has officially begun with the five-day stretch that starts on Thanksgiving and crosses the finish line Cyber Monday. And in the age of Amazon, retailers are increasingly turning to tech to make shopping, whether online or in an actual store, as quick and simple as possible. This year marks the first […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF is thinking about the battles that sometimes get started on Black Friday, at America’s most popular stores. He prays for some grace on black Friday, and that there “won’t be done.” All he wants is a TV, he says, and he’d rather not have to deal with some […]

An officer from Portland, OR. was pulled from the patrolling a Black Friday protest after he condemned Black Lives Matter on Twitter.

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.

A viral video of a woman snatching a vegetable steamer out of a child's hands has circulated the web and has viewers questioning its authenticity.

Today is Cyber Monday but I wonder if online sales can top Black Friday’s online sales, which hit $2.4 billion thanks to the sales of tablets and smartphones. Facebook had a lot to do with those sales as the leader of social media purchases. If you are shopping today for Cyber Monday, be careful if […]

Weather: Today: Light wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow. A winter weather advisory goes into effect at 1pm for Berks County up to the Lehigh Valley and Poconos region. In the city, expected mainly rain. High: 42 News you can use hot off the press: Giving Tuesday We survived “Black Friday” shopping, loved the […]

In “Black Thursday” the new “Black Friday?” In the past, “Black Friday” has always been the official start of the holiday shopping season. But at this rate, it looks like “Black Friday” will soon turn into “Black Thursday,” because retailers just can’t wait until the day after Thanksgiving. Instead, the some stores will be opened […]

It feels like I just stopped picking candy corn out of my teeth and the holiday wrapping paper, candy canes and glittering decorations have already…

Getting ready to buy gifts for the holiday season? We have the top tech gadgets that you should get on Black Friday. Tablets If you’re looking to get tablets, Walmart is selling them for under $100. Tablets like the Ematic Genesis run for $59. Amazon is also offering deals on tablets as well. The ASUS […]

As bargain shoppers make their Black Friday lists and check them twice, retail employees are rising in protest against the shopping holiday. In recent weeks…

Before you splurge your hard earned dollars on Black Friday, don’t forget to take advantage of Cyber Monday! Unfamiliar with the Internet holiday? Deemed as one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, Cyber Monday (the Monday following Black Friday) is an opportunity for consumers to purchase items (especially electronics) at a discounted […]