Topic: Black Friday

Anonymous Dad: My Boss Expected Me To Work On Black Friday, So I Quit

Anonymous Dad: My Boss Expected Me To Work On Black Friday, So I Quit

Which is the reason many subject themselves to freezing, pre-dawn temperatures. You can’t tell whether you’re shivering from the cold or if it’s the adrenaline in your veins. Most of the time, I’m just shopping for myself – trying to find a nice deal on a piece of technology. It’s funny because I know in another three months that price will naturally go down anyway but, as a wise person once said, you don’t know you’re alive unless you die once in a while. More »

Walmart Wants You To Ditch Your Thanksgiving Meal And Give Them Your Money

Walmart Wants You To Ditch Your Thanksgiving Meal And Give Them Your Money

Why are retailers finding it necessary to start these sales on the holiday? I’m confused. What difference does it make to them whether the sale starts 10 hours earlier or not? I guess we can start a new tradition. Instead of sitting around thinking about all of the things we are thankful for, we can run out and consume more and more because we can never get enough cheap flat screens and iPad minis. Yuck. More »