Some Black Friday shoppers have been cutting in line, grabbing carts, coming to blows, and wielding pepper spray. What the Black Friday hunt for the perfect Christmas present says about the shopper within.
This is "Small Business Saturday" when shoppers are urged to visit local businesses. Getting away from the malls and out of the big box stores helps the local economy since more of the money spent stays in the community.
Cyber Monday 2009 is not the biggest online shopping day of the holiday season. But if the hype continues, it could yet become just that.