Black Friday

News and Articles About Black Friday

What Happened to the Real Black Friday?
Retail Businesses

What Happened to the Real Black Friday?

The shopping event has just become crazy. Entrepreneurs should step in and bring it back to its roots.
Jim Joseph
How Retailers Shot Themselves in the Foot With Early Black Friday Deals
Black Friday

How Retailers Shot Themselves in the Foot With Early Black Friday Deals

Earlier deals this year by large retailers severely damaged Black Friday as a shopping occasion, but also created other big problems for these stores.
Phil Wahba
Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.
Retail Businesses

Re-Create the Magic of Manhattan's Holiday Windows: 5 Design Secrets for Small Retailers.

Visual merchandisers of New York powerhouse stores reveal their marketing strategies.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?
Holiday Shopping

Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?

In a report, the National Retail Federation says it expects fewer people will take advantage of Cyber Monday's digital deals.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. Holiday Weekend Store Sales Fizzle
Black Friday

U.S. Holiday Weekend Store Sales Fizzle

Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier.
The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday
Black Friday

The Content Marketer's Guide To Black Friday

With Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, retailers and marketers must establish a game plan for arguably the two biggest shopping days of the year.
Jon Salm
Prepare Your Network for Employees' Inevitable Cyber Monday Shopping
Cyber Security

Prepare Your Network for Employees' Inevitable Cyber Monday Shopping

The reality each year on Cyber Monday is that billions are spent online during office hours. You're wise to watch for bandwidth traffic jams and security threats.
Ken Allen
5 Tactics to Get Digitally Prepared for Black Friday Weekend
Holiday Shopping

5 Tactics to Get Digitally Prepared for Black Friday Weekend

Regardless of where you sell your goods or services primarily, a little advanced digital preparation can help you take advantage of "Windfall Weekend."
Mike Canarelli
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How These 8 Restaurant Chains Are Mixing Up Their Menus for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving

How These 8 Restaurant Chains Are Mixing Up Their Menus for Thanksgiving

Don't want to spend Thanksgiving in the kitchen? Find out which restaurant chains are branching out to serve turkey – or turkey ice cream cake -- this year.
Kate Taylor
For Service-Based Entrepreneurs, Here Are 9 Holiday Marketing Tactics to Boost Sales
Marketing

For Service-Based Entrepreneurs, Here Are 9 Holiday Marketing Tactics to Boost Sales

Service-based businesses tend to struggle with promotions during the holiday season. Instead of letting this busy time of year pass you by, focusing on these tips to boost your sales.
Kelsey Humphreys
Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals
Holiday Sales

Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals

Tired of retailers flooding your inbox with promises of big deals? You're not the only one.
Krystina Gustafson
Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.
Black Friday

Want a Black Friday Deal? Show Up Naked.

Desigual is hosting an 'Undie Party' where the first 100 customers who show up wearing only their underwear on Nov. 25 receive a free outfit.
Kate Taylor
To Compete With Big-Name Brands, Here's How to Market Your Black Friday Sale Online
Business Circle

To Compete With Big-Name Brands, Here's How to Market Your Black Friday Sale Online

Big-box retailers may seem to dominate the Black Friday game, but there's a way for small businesses to level the playing field on the most anticipated shopping day of the year.
Courtney Jespersen
Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season
Holidays

Marcus Lemonis's Top 10 Tips for Businesses This Holiday Season

The star of CNBC's 'The Profit' explains why small businesses should stay away from Black Friday and advises on what to look for in a seasonal worker.
Kate Taylor