The lines between Black Friday and Cyber Monday have blurred as retailers promote both at once. More retailers are having web-only specials, and more are offering free shipping.
Cyber Monday deals on easy-to-ship items can be as compelling as Black Friday's deals.
Black Friday deals in cyberspace won't wait for Friday. Online shoppers can find equally good prices just after midnight Wednesday.
Surveys show that more consumers want to get a jump on Black Friday and shop on Thanksgiving Day. With retailers desperate to boost sales, an increasing number are staying open.
Amazon Black Friday is again beating the competition with lower prices on selected merchandise. But it's the extras, like low-price guarantees, which make some deals really compelling.
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Black Friday ads are working their magic. A new survey says slightly more Americans will shop during the three days after Thanksgiving this year compared with last year.
Some of the items listed in Best Buy's Black Friday ads – like a $699 50-inch HDTV – are aggressively priced. Others aren't.
As will Kmart. If retailers keep gnawing at this national day of togetherness and gratitude, there will be nothing left of Thanksgiving but a picked-over turkey.