Black Friday


Retailers may see more red after Black Friday as consumers say they plan to pull back on spending – acting as if the US were already in a recession

Image courtesy of Deposit Photos Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews Ayalla A. Ruvio, Michigan State University and Forrest Morgeson, Michigan State University Retailers are gearing up for another blockbuster holiday shopping season, but consumers burned by the highest inflation in a generation may have other

City of Prescott

City of Prescott Thanksgiving Holiday November 24-25, 2022

The City of Prescott will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24 – 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  City offices will reopen on Monday, November 28th at 8 a.m. The City of Prescott Solid Waste Division WILL NOT BE collecting residential or commercial routes on Thursday November 24. Wednesday and Thursday collection routes will be collected on Wednesday, November


Holiday season moves into high gear but challenges remain

Buoyed by solid hiring, healthy pay gains and substantial savings, shoppers are returning to stores and splurging on all types of items. But the big question is: How much will supply shortages, higher prices and staffing issues dampen their mood this holiday season? Americans, already fatigued with pandemic-induced social distancing policies, may get grumpy if


Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a surge in online shopping offered a beacon of hope for struggling retailers after months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy. In normal times, Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, drawing

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