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Hot Topics Recap: Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday 2012

Thursday, November 15, 2012 8:08 AM


The following releases focus on: Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Shop Water Filters on Cyber Monday Source: GE Appliances

NEW YORK--Consumers Embrace Black Friday “Creep;” More Shoppers Strike at Midnight Source: American Express

MEDFORD, Ore.--Gourmet Gift Experts Harry & David Offers Amazing Black Friday Deals for Holiday Gift Ideas at Affordable Prices Source: Harry & David

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--The Soft Toy 'Gift That Gives Back' Is 50% Off At All IKEA Stores This Weekend Source: IKEA

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio--Progressive Insurance Data Shows Parking-Related Claims Increase 36.5% on Black Friday Source: Progressive Insurance

JENKINTOWN, Pa.--Friendly Planet Travel Announces Cyber Monday Deals Source: Friendly Planet

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--Paychex Launches New and Improved BuildMyBiz.com to Enhance Resources for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Source: Paychek

CLEVELAND--WorkCompOne is a Proud Amplification Partner of Small Business Saturday Source: WorkCompOne

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--Sprint Lends Its Support to Small Business Saturday® Source: Sprint

IRVING, Texas--Omni Launches “Click Quick!” Limited Time Offer for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Source: Omni Hotels & Resorts

BOLTON, England--Grab a Black Friday deal in all sorts of colours – get 10 per cent off case bundles for your treasured tablet from The Snugg Source: The Snugg

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Red Roof® Announces 24-Hour Cyber Monday Sale Source: Red Roof

DEERFIELD, Ill.--Walgreens Offers Unique Black Friday Mobile Coupon; Introduces Enhanced Photo Capabilities in Latest App Release Source: Walgreens

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Dell Survey Indicates Businesses Bracing For Security and Productivity Impact on Cyber Monday Source: Dell

PURCHASE, N.Y.--MasterCard and FiftyOne Partner to Bring Exclusive U.S. Merchant Offers to Global MasterCard Cardholders Source: MasterCard

SAN FRANCISCO--PBteen to Open Pop-up Store in Cincinnati on Black Friday Source: PBteen

SAN FRANCISCO--PBteen to Open Pop-up Store in Coral Gables on Black Friday Source: PBteen

NEW YORK--IAB Unveils Second Annual List of Top Mobile Shopping Savvy U.S. Cities Source: IAB

NEW YORK--Black Friday and Cyber Monday Expected to Fuel Holiday Retail Sales Source: CIT

WASHINGTON--Liquidation.com Gears up for Record “Restock Tuesday” Source: Liquidation.com

SANTA CRIZ, Calif.--Plantronics Lends Its Support to Small Business Saturday and Hosts Online Sweepstakes Source: Plantronics

SAN MATEO, Calif.--Mobile Cliff Coming Black Friday for Retailers?? — Keynote Sees Performance Problems Ahead

SAN FRANCISCO--Ebates: Clothes & Vacations Beat Electronics as Top Holiday Gifts for Adults Source: Ebates

ROUND ROCK, Texas--Dell.com Inspires the Perfect Gift this Holiday Season Source: Dell

SOUTHLAKE, Texas--Travelers Will See Big Savings from Travelocity on Black Friday and Cyber Monday Source: Travelocity

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Cloud Telephony Provider CallFire Offers Customers Free SMS Keyword Promotion to Mark AmEx Small Business Saturday®

HOUSTON--Signet Interactive Launches Microsite of Small Business Saturday Resources Source: Signet Interactive

IRVINE, Calif.--CareerBliss Announces the Top 10 Happiest Stores for Your Shopping Pleasure Source: CareerBliss

CHANHASSEN, Minn.--Skip the Stress of Waiting in Line with More Than 30 Healthy Black Friday Offers from Life Time Source: Life Time Fitness, Inc.

GRAPEVINE, Texas--Power up Your Holidays-GameStop to Open More Than 3,000 Stores at Midnight for Black Friday Source: GameStop Corp.

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--Dollar General Announces Exclusive Holiday Savings Source: Dollar General

NEW YORK--More Americans Plan to Shop Small and Spend Big on Small Business Saturday®, According to Pre-Holiday Research from NFIB and American Express Source: American Express

DALLAS--SuperMedia Lends Its Support to Small Business Saturday® and Drives Commerce to Small Businesses Across the Nation Source: SuperMedia

PASADENA, Calif.--Disney Store Celebrates “Magical Friday” (Black Friday) Earlier Than Ever; Online Deals Begin November 19th Source: Disney Consumer Products

STAMFORD, Conn.--Starwood Hotels Rings in the Holiday Season with Early Cyber Monday Sale Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

NEW YORK--Justin Bieber Unleashes the “Wink, Nod, Smile” in New Macy’s Black Friday Commercial Source: Macy's

NEWARK, Del.--Upromise by Sallie Mae Nationwide Survey Shows Staying on Budget, Meaningful Gifts and Minimizing Stress Top the Holiday Wish List Source: Sallie Mae

WESTBURY, N.Y.--NY Toyota Dealers Hear Westbury Toyota Bringing Three-Day Event with Groundbreaking Options Source: Westbury Toyota

OAKLAND, Calif.--Cost Plus World Market® Kicks off Black Friday Weekend with Free Giveaways and Special In-Store and Online Savings Source: Cost Plus World Market

BURLINGTON, Mass.--Veracode Educates Consumers About the Risks of Online Shopping this Holiday Season Source: Veracode, Inc.

CAMP HILL, Pa.--Rite Aid Customers Can Get a Jump on Black Friday Rush with "3 Big Days to Save" Starting Thanksgiving Source: Rite Aid Corporation

PHOENIX--Vitabath Offers Luxurious Yet Inexpensive Holiday Gifts Source: Vitabath

DENVER--2012 Holiday Media Buying Season: Lock Up Inventory Now, According to SpotXchange Source: SpotXchange

OMAHA, Neb.--Find Cyber Monday Deals from the Comfort of Your Couch on Proxibid Source: Proxibid

SEATTLE--Why Wait? Shop Amazon’s Black Friday Lightning Deals All Week Long Source: Amazon

REDMOND, Wash.--Nintendo News: Nintendo Sets Black Friday on Fire with Flame Red Nintendo 3DS Bundle Source: Nintendo

SAN FRANCISCO--New Research Finds One in Five Online Bargain Hunters Duped by Sites Selling Counterfeit Goods Source: MarkMonitor

RIDGEFIELD, Park, N.J.--Black Friday Special: Purchase a 250 GB Samsung 840 SSD – Includes a Free Download of Ubisoft’s ‘Far Cry 3’ Video Game Source: Samsung

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Adobe Predicts Online Sales Will Reach $2 Billion This Cyber Monday, Growing by 18 Percent Over 2011 Source: Adobe

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Blockbuster Stores Offer Early Black Friday Values Souce: Blockbuster

SAN RAMON, Calif.--24 Hour Fitness Continues Thanksgiving Tradition and Welcomes Guests for Complimentary Workouts Source: 24 Hour Fitness

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Coupons.com Announces Cyber Monday Scavenger Hunt Source: Coupons.com

DES MOINES, Iowa--ARAG Offers Five Tips to Stay Safe on Black Friday Source:ARAG

PROVO, Utah.--Half of U.S. Shoppers Say They Are “Excited” by Black Friday Shopping Experience, According to New Qualtrics Survey Source: Qualtrics

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Citizens Bank Offers Holiday Spending and Savings Tips for Consumers Preparing for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Source: Citizens Bank

PITTSBURGH--Heinz Heats Up the Holidays with Limited Edition Tomato Ketchup Blended with Real Jalapeño Source: H.J. Heinz Company

As Black Friday Approaches and Walmart Warehouse Workers Strike, Walmart Workers from Stores and Warehouses to Announce Black Friday Protest Plans Source: Making Change at Walmart

HARTFORD, Conn.--Small Business Saturday: Are You Stocked, Set and Ready? Source: Travelers

As Black Friday Approaches and Walmart Warehouse Workers Strike, Walmart Workers from Stores and Warehouses to Announce Black Friday Protest Plans Source: Walmart

CARROLLTON, Tex.--Heelys Offers Black Friday Shoppers Deep Discounts, Free Shipping at Heelys.com Source: Heelys

NEW YORK--Taking Stock in Tough Times: U.S. Retail Sector Outlook Source: CIT

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Office Depot Delivers Doorbusting Steals and Mystery Deals on Black Friday Source: Office Depot

LOS ALTOS, Calif.--Online Search and Digital Catalogs Rank as Top Ways Consumers Will Find Gift Ideas, Survey Reports Source: Catalog Spree

RALEIGH, N.C.--Erie, Pennsylvania Named Top City on the Hunt for Holiday Bargains Source: MaxPoint Interactive

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s Department Stores Reveals Black Friday Deals Earlier than Ever – Available for Preview on Kohls.com Today – Sale Event Includes More than 500 Early Bird Specials and $15 Kohl’s Cash for Every $50 Spent Source Kohl's

REDMOND, Wash.--Nintendo News: Nintendo and Old Navy to Offer a Special Power-Up for Black Friday Shoppers Source: Nintendo

PHOENIX--Black Friday Arrives Early for Pet Parents Source: PetSmart

BELLEVUE, Wash.--T-Mobile Gives Shoppers Opportunity to Beat the Holiday Rush With Special Offer Source: T-Mobile

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Black Friday Retail Professors From Santa Clara University Available for Media Analysis Source: Santa Clara University

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.--Gate 1 Travel Announces Third Annual Black Friday Sale Source: Gate 1

SAN JOSE, Calif.--eBay Makes the Season Merry with Mobile – Delivering Gift Inspiration, Exclusive Deals and Innovations for On-the-Go Holiday Shoppers Source: eBay Inc.

RIVERWOODS, Ill.--Discover Survey Shows Consumers Have a Merry Outlook on Spending Source: Discover Financial Services

SANTA CLARA. Calif.--McAfee Warns Consumers of the “12 Scams of Christmas” as 70% of Americans Plan to Shop Online During the 2012 Holiday Season Source: McAfee

MINNEAPOLIS--Target to Open Doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving for Black Friday Guests Source: Target Corporation

SAN DIEGO--Viejas Outlets Kicks off the Holiday Shopping Season with Special Late-night Store Hours and the Opening of Southern California's Largest Outdoor Ice Rink Source: Viejas Outlets

DENVER--Sports Authority Announces Black Friday and Presale Deals Source: Sports Authority

SAN FRANCISCO--Gap Inc. Opens Doors Longer to Customers and Offers Great Deals for Holiday Shopping This Thanksgiving Source: Gap Inc.

WASHINGTON--With an Eye Towards Discount Offers, Small Merchants Expect Holiday Sales Boost from Small Business Saturday, According to NFIB/AXP Research Source: American Express

BOISE, Idaho--Get Ready for the Online Holiday Shopping Season with Computer Tune-Up Tips from Crucial.com Source: Crucial.com

SEATTLE--Working On Black Friday? Seattle’s Best Coffee Wants to Perk Up Your Day with Free Coffee Source: Seattle's Best Coffee

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--Staples Makes It Easy to Unwrap Holiday Savings Source: Staples, Inc.

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s Department Stores is the Destination for Great Gifts at Unprecedented Value This Holiday Season Source: Kohl's

NEW YORK--Macy’s Stores Open at Midnight Nationwide on Black Friday Source: Macy's Inc.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Coupons.com Announces Official Unofficial Holiday Savings & Secrets Calendar Source: Coupons.com Incorporated

PHILADELPHIA--PREIT Opens Malls at Midnight on Black Friday Source: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust

BELLEVUE, Wash.--Puget Sound Energy Offers Customers Instant Discounts on LED Light Bulbs in Time for Shorter Daylight Hours Source: Puget Sound Energy

BELOIT, Wis.--FatWallet’s Black Friday Deal Finder Brings the Best Deals to Shoppers Online or In Store Source: FatWallet

SEATTLE--Amazon Opens Black Friday Deals Store Today Offering Thousands of Discounts Source: Amazon.com, Inc.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--America to Stores: Don’t Decorate for Christmas Until After Thanksgiving; Focus on Online Presence Instead Source: SOASTA, Inc.

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s Department Stores’ 2012 Holiday Campaign Invites Customers to Create Their Dream Holiday with Great Giftables at Unprecedented Values Source: Kohl's

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx Delivers Second Year “Shop Small®” Support with $1M Small Business Saturday® Gift Card Giveaway Source: FedEx Corp.

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.--Introducing the elephantrunk, the Gift That Keeps on Giving and Receiving All Year-Round Source: Architectural Mailboxes

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Half of Facebook Sellers Expect More Sales This Holiday Season Compared to Last Year Source: Payvment, Inc.

DURHAM, N.C.--RSR and Bronto Software Survey Finds Online Marketing Indispensable to Retailers this Holiday Season Source: Bronto Software

NEW YORK--HGTV to Take Over Mall of America Rotunda with a Modern Day, Life-Size “Holiday House” Source: HGTV

BOLTON, England--Rent a US postal address if you fancy a Black Friday spending spree, says Parcel2Go Source: Parcel2Go

NEW YORK--Disciplined U.S. Consumers Have Saved for Holiday Shopping This Year, but Will Seek Value for Their Dollar, Accenture Survey Finds Source: Accenture

MINNEAPOLIS--Target Unveils New Price Match, Exclusive Gifts and Digital Offerings for the Holiday Season Source: Target Corporation

ARLINGTON, Va.--Consumers to Spend More on Tech, All Items This Holiday Season, CEA Study Finds Source: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)

SAN FRANCISCO--Countdown to Third Annual Small Business Saturday Begins with Support from Every Corner of the Country

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