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Friday Fun Fact

Black FridayThere are two popular theories as to the origins of Black Friday. According to a 2009 article published in TIME magazine, the phrase “Black Friday” was first used in the 1960′s by newspapers in Philadelphia to illustrate the resemblance of the great numbers of consumers and the madness seen after the stock market panic of September 24, 1864 (also known as Black Friday). The second theory, according to NRF comes from the retail accounting perspective; which refer to the stores’ profit margins in the days when the books were kept by hand. Red ink represented a loss in profit while black ink represented a profit. Signifying the day’s potential to bring profit to businesses.

No More Christmas Shopping For Me

Come on folks. Let’s all join hands now and make a pact: “I solemnly promise not to spend any more money on Christmas gifts….unless the sale is too good to resist.”

Shoppers Start Your Engines, Pre-Black Friday Event At Walmart’s

If you’re a shopaholic who loves the thrill of finding a good deal, take note. Walmart has jumped the gun with a Pre-Black Friday Event that begins this Friday, November 21 at 8:00 a.m.

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Thursday’s Tip: Walmart Makes The Grade With Its Back-To-School Clothes & Supplies

Those dreaded back-to-school shopping lists.

To avoid lines, I try to do all my back-to-school shopping online, which is why I love places like Walmart.  The megastore makes back-to-school shopping a breeze by offering incredible savings for customers however they like to shop – in stores, online and through their mobile devices.

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Won’t See This On The Home Shopping Network

The great thing about being a 7-year-old is you can break into a Beatles song in the middle of Target and not feel an iota of shame.

I was picking out detergent when I heard a little voice behind me belt out:  “Good day sunshine!”

Shopping with a Diva Daughter brings the experience to a whole new level