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2 years 3 months ago

Chaotic Black Friday winds down

Black Friday is nearly in the books. The Friday after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest holiday shopping days of the year and also a day when many retailers are said to be making a profit, or operating in the black, for the year. Over the years, early...

2 years 3 months ago

Black Friday holiday rush kicks off

COLORADO SPRINGS- The rush to grab some of the hottest items of the year is happening now. Residents began camping outside the Best Buy store on North Academy Wednesday afternoon. By 2 p.m. Thursday, the line was beginning to wrap around the corner. "Last year I got...

3 years 3 months ago

Black Friday rush in the Springs

Black Friday was off to a healthy start in the Springs. Starting at 4:30 am, News 5 headed over to the Southgate Shopping Center in Colorado Springs to check out the crowds and lines outside two of the stores. Both shopping experiences were a little different. One recommendation...

3 years 3 months ago

Calling all bargain hunters

All across America stores opened their doors for another Black Friday holiday shopping adventure. At Gordmans, in the Southgate Shopping Center in Colorado Springs, hundreds stood in line to get into the store to get their deals. The first shoppers to get in were those who camped outside the...

3 years 3 months ago

Occupy Grand Junction targets Black Friday

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Occupy protesters in Grand Junction are hoping to convince shoppers to stay away from large retailers during the holidays. Members plan to demonstrate at the Mesa Mall on Thanksgiving night as shoppers line up for Black Friday deals. Their message is "Buy local...

4 years 2 months ago

Protect yourself when shopping online

Some new numbers show an increase of online shopping as much as 36% from last year during the Christmas season. But not all of us may have such a happy holiday. "A lot of people bought online, more than predicted." explains Katie Carrol with the Better Business Bureau of Southern...

4 years 3 months ago

Ready, set, shop!

Stephanie McCroskey is getting the holiday shopping season underway; trying to cross some names off her lists by waiting in line at the Colorado Springs Toys "R" Us near Citadel Mall for sales beginning at 10 p.m. Many stores hold "door buster" sales after Thanksgiving, but many wait for the...

5 years 3 months ago

Black Friday gives way to Cyber Monday

Retailers have taken some mild encouragement from the first big holiday shopping weekend and now it's the e-tailers' turn. The attention now shifts to the online promotions known as Cyber Monday, as well getting people to come back and shop more. Retailers saw a huge crowd of bargain shoppers for...

5 years 3 months ago

Black Friday shoppers out in force

It's another busy Black Friday. "Lots of crowd, lots of people but we're hanging in there," according to Nicole Stover "For Black Friday, I would say it's about normal," says Molly Cabin. The holiday shopping season is heating up as it usually does on Black Friday. This...

5 years 3 months ago

Shopping for Santa Bob on Black Friday

Among the throngs of holiday shoppers hitting the stores in Colorado Springs early on Black Friday is a group of power shoppers from the Bob Telmosse Foundation. Carol Reinert,(formerly Telmosse), has been shopping Black Friday and during the Thanksgiving Weekend for the annual Christmas giveaway since 1987 because she says,...

5 years 3 months ago

Is Black Friday really worth the effort?

Shopping on Black Friday can be daunting, with massive crowds, pre-dawn start times and long checkout lines. Roughly 77 million Americans are expected to head to stores Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and often considered the start of the holiday shopping season, and the frenzy will continue through the...

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