• Resist Black Friday's Siren Song

    8 days ago - By Washington Post

    Marketers use psychological tricks to get you to break your budget, but you don't have to give in.
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  • These are the hottest Black Friday tech deals from Amazon, Apple, and more

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Wishing you all a stress-free Black Friday, I'm your host, Jordan Parker Erb. I should tell you I've written this in advance: I have the day off. By the time you read this, I'll have likely been through several slices of pumpkin pie and binged far too many TV shows. I hope you have time to do the same. But while I'm off, our Reviews team is still in action. They're offering around-the-clock coverage of all the best deals - Black Friday through Cyber Monday. So today we have a short and sweet edition to help you navigate today's shopping madness. Below, you'll find the hottest deals on...
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  • I've worked at Kohl's for 9 Black Fridays. I get my fair share of pushy customers, but my favorites are the people who make a day of it

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    MaryKate Murphy
    MaryKate Murphy has worked every Black Friday at Kohl's for the last nine years.
    Murphy said a lot has changed since the pandemic, but working on Black Fridays is always fun.
    Lately, she's noticed shoppers focusing on products that are under $15 instead of big-ticket items.
    This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with MaryKate Murphy, a Kohl's employee from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, about working on Black Friday. It's been edited for length and clarity. I became a permanent employee at Kohl's eight years ago. One October, I started out as a seasonal worker, and...
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