Ready, get set, go shopping! The bargain hunting starts early this year, so Patch has compiled the best big box discounts to give you a head start.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
If you want the best Black Friday deals, you'll barely have enough time to gobble down your turkey; forget about your pumpkin pie. Stores are opening earlier than ever on Thanksgiving to grab Black Friday shoppers. Toys 'R Us, Walmart, Kmart and Sears open their doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Target opens at 9 p.m. Many others open at midnight or very early Friday morning. Several stores are offering waves of doorbusters. Many also are advertising online deals, which include free shipping, and Black Friday prices all day Thanksgiving. The early start to Black Friday has even prompted some opponents to start petitions against the practice. Don't forget Saturday in Millburn is Small Business Saturday! If you are a local small business …
Struggling Retailer Announces Plans to Close At Least 100 Stores; No Word on Whether This Effects Essex County.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Earlier today, long-struggling retailer Sears Holding Corp. announced it will close between 100-120 stores nationwide in its latest attempt to make itself profitable, according to The Huffington Post. There is no word whether any local stores will close, although the retailer said a final list will be posted upon completion at searsmedia.com. This news could impact several Sears Holding Corp. stores in Essex County, including Kmart stores in Belleville and West Orange, Sears stores at the Livingston Mall and in West Caldwell, and the Sears Essentials in West Orange. However, with the growth of Target and Walmart in recent years, would you miss your local Kmart and/or Sears stores if they closed? Take our poll below. And, as always, weigh …