Former Mayoral Candidate Taking Part In Black Friday Boycott

Former independent mayoral candidate Jackie Green is joining Buy Nothing Day to highlight sustainability and over-consumption. The annual event is an international day of protest against purchasing items on Black Friday, which marks the beginning of Christmas shopping season. Social justice activists supporting the demonstration have gained more attention this year due in part to […]

Retailers, Shoppers Braced for Black Friday

Retailers in Louisville and elsewhere are planning earlier hours and more bargains to entice shoppers into stores on this Black Friday weekend, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. Some stores aren’t waiting until Friday to bring in customers, throwing open their doors Thanksgiving night. The National Retail Federation says more than 150 million […]

Holiday Shoppers Invade Malls and Stores

Retailers in the Louisville area are hoping for a busy holiday shopping season despite a slumping economy. Early bird shoppers were out in force Friday morning across the region, including Greentree Mall in Clarksville, Indiana, where Heather Hoffman is Senior Marketing Manager. “We actually opened the mall at 4:00am, and we had a pajama lounge […]

KY Retailers Anxiously Await Shopping Season

Many Kentucky retailers says they’ll consider the upcomining holiday shopping season a success if they can just do as well as they did last year. Jan Gould of the Kentucky Retail Federation predicts the commonwealth’s merchants will fare better than much of the nation. “We haven’t seen the same kinds of economic problems, at least […]