Thanksgiving Day Crushes Black Friday

Thanksgiving Day Crushes Black Friday

Thanksgiving Day shopping gives Black Friday a run for its money.  Some people feel that “Black Friday,” which comes the day after Thanksgiving and is the traditional day when the holiday shopping season kicks off, is in fact, the polar opposite of the spirit of giving thanks, and too often brings out the worst in […]

Conquering the Holiday Blues and Depression

Conquering the Holiday Blues and Depression

Thanksgiving is now in the rear view mirror with Christmas nearing the horizon. There are only 33 days until 2016. The thought of the holiday season means different things to people across the globe. For some, this time of the year centers on religious practices and/or decorations and gifts, but for a vast number of […]

Black Friday Versus Small Business Saturday

Black Friday Versus Small Business Saturday

The traditional Thanksgiving has been corrupted by Black Friday sales events and the violence of consumers. Historically, families spent time together to celebrate the holiday. However, many American retailers now require their employees to work on Black Friday, which now begins on Thursday. Nevertheless, consumers have a safer option by shopping at locally owned businesses […]

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