Don't let the tryptophan make you sleep in — there are deals to be had in Stow stores!
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Here are the best Black Friday/doorbuster deals around.
If you're going to brave the waves of shoppers on Black Friday, you may need a little help (and a lot of patience). Big-box stores are opening earlier than ever before in Cuyahoga Falls and Stow, creating a sort of "gray" Thursday on Thanksgiving Day. Toys "R" Us and Walmart 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 scores of doorbusters. Many are also advertising online deals, which include free shipping. Here's everything you need to know about Black Friday. Read on for more specific deal information. We’ve highlighted popular Black Friday spots and included “sweetest deals.” TOYS "R" US: 8 p.m. Thursday Sweetest deal: …
Friday, November 25, 2011
There was a midnight rush at Best Buy, but longer hours have stretched out crowds a bit.
The weather outside was not frightful, and for the most part neither was the shopping early Friday. A tour of Fairlawn, Cuyahoga Falls and Stow between 7 and 9 a.m. Friday morning found malls and shopping area busy but not overwhelmed by a crushing sea of humanity and cars. Sherry McCrossin of Cuyahoga Falls, on her second tour of duty Friday morning, said the midnight crowd at Best Buy, 445 Howe Ave., was "crazy." Later in the morning, about 8:30, the traffic was light and the parking lot about half full. By 8 a.m. Friday, the tent city that had sprouted outside the Best Buy was gone. The Target and Kohl's stores on Kent Road in Stow were steady but sane at about 8 Friday morning. Summit Mall in Fairlawn was much the same at 7:30: Busy …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Target employee starts petition effort on Change.org.
More than 187,000 have signed a petition started by a Nebraska Target employee on Change.org to "save Thanksgiving" by having Black Friday sales start at 5 a.m. rather than at midnight. Anthony Hardwick said a midnight opening robs employees of time off with their families on Thanksgiving. That started 26 other campaigns on Change.org to get Kohl's, Best Buy, Macy's and other stores to change their midnight openings, said Benjamin Joffe-Walt, director of communications for Change.org. What do you think? Take our poll – you can also explain your vote with a message in the "comments" box.