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An Important Note to Shoppers This Holiday Season…

I know you’re out running from store to store buying those perfect gifts, dealing with crowds, waiting in lines, and getting frustrated with this time of year – but have you ever taken a minute to think about those people behind the cash registers and counters?

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Thanksgiving – Not A Holiday Anymore?

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. When I think about Thanksgiving my stomach starts to growl. I love the turkey, the stuffing is my favorite, and my mom’s homemade mashed potatoes and gravy. Not to mention the corn pudding that I make every year. Just writing this I am anticipating the food and the time with my family. However – I work retail as my part-time job. What does that mean? I have a limited amount of time with my family on Thanksgiving. Why? Because the store I work at is opening at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening to start it’s Black Friday run. So I will have to be in at 5 p.m. to work.

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Thanksgiving has a New Name

We’ve heard about it for a month, and people have been bitching and complaining about the stores opening on Thanksgiving day. Now while just lounging and listening to the radio, I hear CBS 6’s Ed O’Brien talking about how Thanksgiving shopping now has a new name.

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Who’s Shopping on Thanksgiving?

So the trend lately has been that people are going out looking for deals on Thanksgiving night after all the turkey is bagged and in the fridge with the rest of left overs. And Many retail chains have been kind enough to open earlier and earlier to accommodate these shoppers. But are you planning on going shopping on Thanksgiving night? Read the rest of this entry