Category: Barbara Bickart

Ah, Thanksgiving: Family, feasting, football — and frenzied shopping

Denver Post Barbara Bickart, School of Management Time was, at least in popular memory, when Thanksgiving was a day of family and feasting… Expert quote: “There’s the lure of great deals for customers, and retailers are feeling the pressure. They want the customers to come to their stores first and stay away from the competition. And […]

Experts Media Alert: Holiday Shopping – Is Thursday the New (Black) Friday?

Black Friday will once again begin on Thanksgiving Day after Macy’s announced that their stores will open at 6 P.M. Sears and Kohl’s will also open at 6 P.M. on Thanksgiving Day, while JCPenney will kick off the holiday shopping season by opening at 5 P.M. Many retailers have said they will remain closed on Thanksgiving […]