Searching and circling for a parking spot this holiday season? If you're among the legions of drivers and shoppers desparate to find a place to park, beware: Illinois is cracking down on people who illegally park in accessible parking spaces.
Some economists expect retailers to be pleased with the amount of shoppers out Friday. That's after a few disappointing Black Fridays in recent years.Diane Swonk thinks the term Black Friday is outdated. "I think it should be crowned Red Tag Friday," she said.
photo of Bandera's Macho Salad by Joseph StorchIf it weren't for the promise of a satisfying lunch, many of us wouldn't even bother with holiday shopping. Seriously, if you don't fuel up, you're going to get cranky, and that's going to affect how much you spend on Uncle Random, right?
This year, some retailers are hoping for a Black Thursday in addition to a Black Friday.The economic slump is pushing some retailers to encroach on a once sacrosanct holiday. For the first time, Sears will open Thanksgiving morning.
Black Friday is nearly upon us, and if you're a parent you're probably trying to figure out what to get your kids. It seems like everyone is releasing a list to help parents:
W.A.T.C.H. has already put out its list of ten most dangerous toys for the year.