An analysis of 72 hours of children’s television programming in 2018 found that junk-food marketing hasn’t decreased since 2012. Almost all the food and beverage advertisements reviewed during the analysis were for unhealthy products.
With Black Friday as just the beginning, retailers are flooding the airwaves, internet, and newspapers with “deals.” To help consumers get through the holiday spending season, here are 10 tips top to help shoppers make good choices and keep from overspending.
It’s estimated that 116 million people will be shopping on Black Friday, either in stores or online. It’s the biggest shopping day of the year, and it can be a good day to find bargains if you’ve compared prices and done research on which stores are offering the best deals.
Best wishes to you and all your loved ones on Thanksgiving Day. I'm fortunate to be able to celebrate with my daughter and her family this year. I’m thankful for my friends and family, my journalism work, and for our country.
In order to get the best deals on Black Friday, be sure to make a shopping plan in advance. In addition, you also need to know what not to buy on Black Friday. Not every deal is a good deal, even on the biggest sales holiday of the year.
Interested in getting gift cards for the holidays for those hard-to-buy for friends and relatives? DealNews offers this list to help consumers compare offerings.
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things we cherish most, such as friends and family. Last year, Americans spent billions preparing for Thanksgiving. It's also the start of the holiday seasons with consumers spending more than $6.2 billion on Black Friday shopping in 2018.
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I’m stressed. The holidays are coming, and I’ve been working on my book about my journalism career instead of getting ready. However, I put on a “full court press” and have sent out my holiday cards and presents. Whew. It was a big job to do in a couple of weeks.
I gave up on Black Friday years ago. I went with my daughter in Sacramento. It was my idea to go to the mall and get some great deals. However, we didn’t do any research, so we didn’t “happen into” anything great. I told her on my next visits, I’d rather go for a hike.