Black Friday

Shoppers get an early start on holiday purchases at a Best Buy in Jersey City. (Credit TV 10/55)

Holiday Sales Draw Bigger Crowds But Spending May Be Down

But total spending is expected to fall for the first time ever since the trade group began tracking it in 2006, according to the survey that was released on Sunday. Over the four days, spending fell an estimated 2.9 percent to $57.4 billion.

12/01/2013

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys"R"Us in Times Square on Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.  Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Analysts: Thanksgiving Retail Openings May Have Cut Into Black Friday Sales

A few retailers opened stores on Thanksgiving for the last few years. This year, at least a dozen major retailers did so, with some opening earlier in the day. That led some analysts to question whether the Thanksgiving openings would take away sales on Black Friday.

11/30/2013

North Carolina Walmart Brawl

Holiday Shoppers Break Into Brawls Across The Country

Black Friday turned into Bad Friday for multiple shoppers across the country, including those at several stores in the Tri-State Area.

11/30/2013

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Friday Fades To Black, But Consumers Have Their Eyes On Cyber Monday

Black Friday 2013 was so big it couldn’t fit into just one day. Holiday shoppers were out in full force Friday night. Some of the nation’s biggest stores have been open since Thursday night.

11/29/2013

A giant brawl erupted inside the Danbury Fair Mall on Black Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Massive Brawl Breaks Out At Danbury Fair Mall In Connecticut

An investigation was underway Friday night after a brawl broke out inside the Danbury Fair Mall, resulting in a large police presence on the busiest shopping day of the year.

11/29/2013

The Walmart logo is displayed on a shopping cart. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bomb Scare Prompts Evacuation Of White Plains Walmart On Black Friday

Police Chief James Bradley said store officials received two threatening phone calls shortly before 1 p.m. and decided to evacuate.

11/29/2013

New York City Parking Ticket

City Council Member Calls NYC’s Black Friday Parking Regulations ‘Disgusting’

Black Friday might feel like a holiday — but it’s not. At least not when it comes to the city’s parking regulations, WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported.

11/29/2013

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys"R"Us in Times Square on Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.  Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Black Friday Shoppers Flock To Stores To Snag Best Deals

With Thanksgiving here and gone and Chanukah in full effect, the mad rush of the holiday shopping season officially kicks off with Black Friday.

11/29/2013

Walmart (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Pepper Sprayed After Argument At NJ Walmart

Authorities said 23-year-old Richard Ramos became “belligerent” while arguing with a Walmart shopper over a television Thursday night, and then attacked a Garfield police officer when the manager called for help.

11/29/2013

Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday Shopping Highlights

Consumer and money-saving expert Andrea Woroch joined the team on TV 10/55’s “The Couch” Friday morning with some consumer advice on Black Friday shopping.

11/29/2013

Shoppers get an early start on holiday purchases at a Best Buy in Jersey City. (Credit TV 10/55)

Black Friday Shopping Frenzy Underway

Thousands of die hard shoppers ran through the doors at Macy’s Herald Square store which opened on Thanksgiving for the first time in its 155 year history.

11/28/2013

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Credit Card Purchases Could Pay Off This Holiday Season

As the holiday shopping season arrives, paying with plastic could mean reaping big rewards.

11/27/2013

Black Friday shopping (Credit: CBS 2)

Holiday Shopping Guide: Black Friday Vs. Cyber Monday

Shopping expert Mark Locastro said some of the best deals may actually be online this year.

11/27/2013

Shoppers fill Macy's during the Black Friday sales on Nov. 23, 2012, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Beware Of Misleading ‘Bargains’ On Black Friday

Shoppers who are getting ready to rush out the door on Friday morning in search of Black Friday deals may want to slow down.

11/26/2013

Shoppers fill Macy's during the Black Friday sales on Nov. 23, 2012, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide

When it comes to scoring the best deals on toys to clothes to TVs, CBS 2’s Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide has all the answers.

11/25/2013

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