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  1. Business - Economy

    US Thanksgiving weekend retail sales dip as online spending jumps

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 09:12am by Reuters in New York

    ... was expected to reach US$57.4 billion for the four-day period – which includes Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year – down 2.8 per cent from US$59.1 billion over the same weekend last ... and Black Friday, outpacing sales growth at brick-and-mortar stores. ComScore has forecast a 16 per cent jump in online sales for the season, helped by greater use of mobile devices. Retailers ...

  2. News - World

    US$1b record set by US shoppers for online Black Friday sales

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York US$1b record set for online Black Friday sales US shoppers spent heavily online on the crucial Black Friday shopping day, for the first time topping US$1 billion in online sales in a single day. The four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend is the kick-off to the US holiday shopping season, and Black Friday has long been considered the critical day ...

  3. News - World - RETAILING

    Black Friday bargain hunt marked by shootings and brawls in United States

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:24am by AP, AFP, NYT

    ... mark Black Friday bargain frenzy Punch-ups, a stabbing and two shootings marked Black Friday- the busiest shopping day of the year in the United States. Chaos ensued as frenzied shoppers rushed ... trying to break up a fight in a car park. Workers marked Black Friday with protests. Wal-Mart was targeted in Chicago, Dallas and other cities over low pay. Organisers said tens of thousands ...

  4. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Supporters demand billionaire activist's release following 'black Friday' of multiple arrests

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 10:52am by Amy Li

    ... online rumours.”     Micobrologgers who closely followed  the news of activists' arrests that broke on Friday, commented on Weibo that it was indeed a very "black Friday." He ... venture capitalist Wang Gongquan, following his detention on Friday they described as "barbaric" and "cruel."   The 52-year-old businessman was detained by police on Friday ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US retailers looking for an edge on Black Friday sales

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in New York

    ... the day, a trend that began to take hold last year. Wal-Mart's US discount stores, which have been open on Thanksgiving Day since 1988, offered some "Black Friday" deals at 8pm local ... Buy are keeping Black Friday on Friday, waiting until midnight to open. At a Best Buy in Orlando, people camped out in tents for days waiting for the doors to open. Gabriel Esteves, 33, ...

  6. Firms hope for Black Friday order bump-up

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com With Black Friday yesterday kicking off the pre-Christmas shopping season in the United States, container shipping lines hoped strong retail sales coupled with cuts in shipping capacity would buoy carriers against wintry economic conditions, an industry conference heard in Hong Kong yesterday. Carriers, suffering from falling freight rates ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ...   America shops on 'Black Friday' Americans will shop until they drop on the day they call "Black Friday". The first day after the Thanksgiving holiday marks the beginning ...

  8. News - World

    140m US shoppers join the hunt for post-Thanksgiving bargains

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 09:42pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York An estimated 140 million US shoppers will hit stores and the web from today in search of post-Thanksgiving "Black Friday" discounts, kicking off what ... tracks retail for consulting firm Deloitte LLP. "Basket size will go up. I do think folks are intending to spend more." Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has long been ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points, November 28, 2014

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 07:41am by STAFF

    ... to be named UMP chairman. But he also knows only a landslide win will deter party rivals from emerging later to challenge him for the presidential ticket.   Americans set for Black Friday bonanza The US is bracing itself for a traditional Black Friday shopping spree. On the day after Thanksgiving, retailers across the United States open their stores very early, offering many great ...

  10. Sport - Golf

    Australian Greg Chalmers in seventh heaven after birdies land him lead in Australian Open crown

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 08:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... really pleased, seven birdies, a couple of bogeys, but it’s very early to be thinking about what’s going to happen Greg Chalmers Players sported black ribbons during Friday’s second round ... Chalmers sunk seven birdies on the way to the outright lead in the Australian Open with Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott poised to swoop after Friday’s second round in Sydney. The Australian ...




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