Best Buy Hops On Black Friday In July Bandwagon

Best Buy Hops On Black Friday In July Bandwagon


We’ve noticed an awful lot of “Black Friday” sales recently, and developed a hypothesis that it’s a more inclusive variation of what used to be called “Christmas in July” sales. Now we’ve spotted another major retailer honoring this new holiday: Best Buy. [More]

(Mike Matney Photography)

Chicago Tickets Man In June For Shoveling Snow Into Street In March

It’s one thing if the city immediately gives you a ticket for improperly shoveling your snow into the street; you could take photos to challenge the citation and document your side of the story. But when that ticket comes in June, what are you supposed to do? [More]

Survey: 13% Of Adults Have Already Given Into The Christmas Creep

Survey: 13% Of Adults Have Already Given Into The Christmas Creep

It’s July 23. Have you begun your holiday shopping yet? According to a new survey, it’s likely that more than 1 out of every 8 of you is answering yes to that question. [More]

Kmart Launches Christmas Site In July

Kmart Launches Christmas Site In July

You know “Christmas in July?” Kmart does. They sent a mailing out to customers today about their new site, Christmas Lane. It promises “the best deals for Christmas, 5 months early.” To us, that’s more of a threat than a promise.

July 10: The First Christmas Catalog Has Arrived!

July 10: The First Christmas Catalog Has Arrived!

Paul over at Network World has the dubious distinction of reporting the season’s first Christmas catalog, which he and his wife received on July 10.