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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Black Friday Shopping Begins Thursday For Many Large Retail Chains

A big Thanksgiving tradition usually comes a day after the holiday, but now more and more stores are starting Black Friday on Thursday.

11/22/2012

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N.J. Board Of Public Utilities Offering $1,000 To Owner Of Oldest Fridge In The State

The agency announced on Friday that the owner of the oldest appliance recycled will receive a $1,000 gift card good toward Energy Star products at New Jersey Sears stores.

07/14/2012

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New Details Released In Woodbridge Center Mall Shooting

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and Woodbridge police said the suspect, 45-year-old Andres Garcia of Paterson, was killed by a single gunshot to the head after Woodbridge Officer Edward Barrett Jr. repeatedly ordered him to drop his weapon.

03/10/2012

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Investigation Into Woodbridge Center Mall Shooting Continues

Officials say a suspected shoplifter armed with a knife was shot and killed by a uniformed police officer working at the Woodbridge Center mall after he took a woman hostage inside Sears.

03/09/2012

A sign at the Nanuet Mall - Nanuet, NY - Feb 1, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Nanuet Mall Closes For Redevelopment

For shoppers in Rockland County, today marks the official end of an era as the Nanuet Mall closed its doors for redevelopment.

02/01/2012

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AG: ID Theft Ring Hijacked 180 Customer Accounts At NYC Retail Stores

Seven people have been arrested in an identity theft scheme that allegedly netted more than $1 million in products and gift cards by tapping consumer charge accounts in four states.

01/12/2012

Nanuet Mall - Nanuet, NY - Sep 13, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Outdoor Replacement On The Way For Nanuet Mall

When Palisades Center opened in West Nyack, the nearby Nanuet Mall fell into its figurative shadows.

09/13/2011

Audrey and Collington Foster in their home - Great Neck, NY - Apr 21, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Volunteers Giving World War II Veteran’s Great Neck Home A Facelift

There are dozens of volunteers busy in nearly every inch of the home of Collington Foster, a World War II veteran who recently had a stroke.

04/21/2011

Layaway shopping

Turn Back The Clock: ‘Layaway’ Shopping Again An Option

Call it old fashioned but the shopping payment option known as layaway is making a comeback. And it’s not the only shopping stigma consumers are ignoring to buy big.

11/09/2010

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Feds Reach Out To Retailers Ahead Of Black Friday

The way Wal-Mart handled Black Friday changed after 2008.

11/05/2010

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L.I. Man Sues Sears Over Price-Matching Promise

He was shopping for a great deal, but a Long Island man said he got the runaround from a popular department store when he tried to take advantage of their price-matching promise.

11/04/2010

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Black Friday Starts Four Weeks Early At Sears

The holidays are coming early at stores as some major retailers are starting their so-called “Black Friday” sales now.

10/28/2010