Topic: Black Friday

Kmart Forcing Employees To Work On Thanksgiving, Ruining Their Holidays So You Can Buy Cheap Crap‏

Kmart Forcing Employees To Work On Thanksgiving, Ruining Their Holidays So You Can Buy Cheap Crapâ

I know I wrote about this topic last week but my anger has only amplified since. I have seen stupid memes on Facebook and status updates of those wondering why people are suddenly in a rage because some retail employees will have to work on Thanksgiving. Their faultless logic brings them to the conclusion that, duh, because employees in other industries have to work on holidays that retail folks might as well also. And to that I say, bullshit. More »

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 »