It’s a special Black Friday edition of ‘Know Your Armpits of America’, where Toucher & Rich play some audio of local news stories around the country of people going absolutely crazy the day after Thanksgiving.
Cyber Monday shopping was up about 20 percent from last year.
Rich Keefe goes around the country and highlights some of the odder stories from Black Friday, including one guy who left his infant child in the car and a woman who attacked another shopper with a stun gun.
If the stores want to get a jump on the big shopping day (Friday) and let the public take advantage of the mostly phony sales prices before the sun even comes up, good for them. Go for it! But when Black-Friday turns into Thursday evening on Thanksgiving day, that is disgusting.
Black Friday appeared to be off to a brisk start with shoppers flocking to local malls and outlets as soon as they opened.
What are your secrets for surviving Black Friday?
With no blue laws in New Hampshire, many Massachusetts shoppers headed north to get a head start on Black Friday deals.
Edgar Dworsky of Consumer World.org says you really need to do your homework before heading out the door to compete with the crowd of shoppers looking for deals.
This holiday shopping season may turn some traditional wisdom on its ear. For one thing, you may be able to find the best deals by actually going to the store rather than shopping online.
When Holly Cassiano received a memo stating she was required to open up the Sears Hometown Store she owns at 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, she says she knew she had to take a stand.