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Black Friday 2011

Alice Hines

Low Income Black Friday Shoppers Sought Deals On Basic Necessities

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

And the mall gods spoke. This year marked a record turnout for America's holy ritual of consumption, Black Friday. Retail sales were up 9.1 percen...

Amazon Kindle Caught Fire On Black Friday

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology

Black Friday was red hot for Amazon.com. According to a statement released by the web retail giant, customers purchased four times as many Kindles...

The Craziest Deals Of Cyber Monday

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.28.2011 | Style

Black Friday was, as expected, utter insanity as shoppers descended on stores (and each other) in utter madness. So you'd expect Cyber Monday, wher...

Stores Aim To Continue Shopping Momentum After Black Friday

Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Phil Wahba and Jessica Wohl) - U.S. retailers moved from the frenzied start of the holiday shopping season to the next phase on Saturday...

How Did Black Friday Get So Violent?

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Pepper-sprayed customers, smash-and-grab looters and bloody scenes in the shopping aisles. How did Black Friday devolve into this? As rep...

Black Friday Sales Break Record

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 01.26.2012 | Business

The holiday shopping season got off to a strong start on Black Friday, with retail sales up 7 percent over last year, according to the most recent sur...

Violence Mars Black Friday Shopping

AP | By TERRY TANG | Posted 01.26.2012 | Business

-- A woman who allegedly fired pepper spray at other customers during a Black Friday sale has surrendered to authorities, Los Angeles police said Sat...

Janean Chun

Small Retailers Fight Back On 'Small Business Saturday'

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 11.25.2011 | Small Business

Big retailers like Walmart, Best Buy and Target may command the headlines on Black Friday, with their $300 laptops and $200 flatscreen TVs and crowds ...

Cops Taser Black Friday Shopper

Posted 11.25.2011 | Business

If they're not pepper spraying each other or rioting over waffle makers, Black Friday customers are being tasered by cops and being violently arrested...

WATCH: Near Riot Ensues Over $2 Waffle Makers

Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

Black Friday 2011 has seen its share of noteworthy, bargain-fueled madness. Shoppers lined up earlier than ever to take advantage of midnight open...

Battle For Deals Nationwide Includes Pepper Spray, Shootings

Posted 11.25.2011 | Business

The holiday shopping season got off to an ugly start with shoppers pepper-spraying one another to battle for bargains and robbers shooting shopper...

Black Friday Craziness Is Nothing To Laugh At

Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business
Jordan Zakarin

What those who criticize and poke fun at the deal-starved camper don't consider is that many of them weren't there for the sport of Black Friday -- it's a necessity.

It's Black Friday

Posted 11.25.2011 | Home

For everyone looking not to get pepper-sprayed today, we've got the lazy version of Black Friday shopping all cued up. A day at the movie mall! The mo...

WATCH: All-Time Craziest Black Friday Moments

The Huffington Post | Marielle Bingham | Posted 11.25.2011 | Style

Black Friday -- the two foreboding words conjure up visions of winding lines, stuffed shopping carts, stampedes of shoppers and seriously annoying com...

Black Friday 2011 Shoppers Share Their Experiences [SLIDESHOW]

Posted 11.25.2011 | Business

With deals on everything from big screen televisions to scarves, Black Friday offers the opportunity for shoppers to splurge on discounted items. G...

Gunfire Erupts At NC Mall As Black Friday Shoppers Arrive

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 11.25.2011 | Crime

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Authorities say gunfire erupted at a North Carolina mall as holiday shoppers gathered, though there are no reports of any injuri...

The Best Black Friday Movies & TV Shows To Buy

Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment

In search of the best flicks and shows to gift this year? We've got you covered. Sure, you're eager to grab one of those massive and massively disc...

10 Outstanding Year-End Deals (And the Lowest Fares to Get You There)

George Hobica | Posted 01.25.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

In this short but excellent space in time (known as "dead weeks" in the travel biz), much of the world (well, places you don't have to spend a ton of money to fly to) is your oyster. This is, for example, a fantastic time for domestic road trips, or visits to Mexico and Canada. Sometimes, the bargains are so seriously good, it's enough to make you want to cancel Christmas (and New Year's) and take your time off now.

A Truly Black Friday With No Borders

Adam Benson | Posted 01.25.2012 | Books
Adam Benson

There is one difference about this holiday. I won't be visiting one of my favorite haunts today. This Friday, without Borders Books, is truly a Black one for me.

Apple Offers Black Friday Deals

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 11.25.2011 | Technology

On November 25, Apple's online store slashed prices on several popular items in honor of Black Friday. The discounted items offered during the one-...

20 Walmart Shoppers Injured In Pepper Spray Incident

AP | By ROBERT JABLON | Posted 01.24.2012 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- A woman trying to improve her chance to buy cheap electronics at a Walmart in a wealthy suburb spewed pepper spray on a crowd of shoppe...

Amanda L. Chan

8 Tips To Curb Overspending On Black Friday

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 11.25.2011 | Healthy Living

Do you get a rush when you purchase something? When you swipe your credit card, use the stylus to hit "yes" on the machine, and then take your just-bo...

Shoppers Answer Stores' Call, Showing Up Early For Black Friday Deals

AP | MAE ANDERSON AND ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 01.24.2012 | Business

A shopper in Los Angeles pepper-sprayed her competition for an Xbox and scuffles broke out elsewhere around the U.S. as bargain-hunters crowded stores...

The Nuts And Bolts Of Black Friday

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 11.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Ready. Set. Shop. The day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, kicks off the holiday shopping season. Each year, retailers open their doo...

LIVE UPDATES: Retailers Use Early Openings, Deals To Lure Black Friday Shoppers

Posted 11.25.2011 | Business

Black Friday: It's one of the biggest shopping days of the year -- famous for long lines, huge deals and shopper stampedes. And this year, even in a d...