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Employees Forced to Work on Thanksgiving Day or Face Being Fired
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, retail, workers, employment, shopping, vacation, holidays, greed )

Freya
- 34 days ago - yahoo.com
Tyler Barton, 24, is university student and a manager at a national discount retailer in Oklahoma. He won't give away more details of his employment because of a non-disclosure agreement he signed when first joining the company.
Say NO to Black Thursday
Business  (tags: petitions, Black Thursday, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, shopping, holidays, consumerism, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target )

Freya
- 35 days ago - change.org
Black Friday is no longer just Friday. It has pushed its way back into my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Now, stores are opening on Thursday, rather than early Friday morning. Kmart is even opening on Thursday morning at 6 AM! Now, people are leaving...
Target: Stay Closed on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: petitions, retail, holidays, workers, Target, Thanksgiving, shopping )

Freya
- 40 days ago - change.org
Every year, the store hours for "Black Friday" becomes earlier and earlier that it takes away from family time for both employees and customers. Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family; it isn't for deals, savings, and money.
Buyer Beware: Online Shopping Prices Vary From User to User
Business  (tags: shopping, prices, discrimination )

Freya
- 51 days ago - alternet.org
Companies may be charging you more because of your geographic location or computer model.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Make Girl Scout Cookies Vegan!
Business  (tags: off-beat, protection, society, safety, interesting, goodnews, culture, animals, business, ethics, food, health, humans, women, americans, greenliving, greenproducts, green, eco-friendly, conservation, CoolStuff, family, healthy, protection, shopping, Sust )

Kelly
- 329 days ago - secure.peta.org
THIS IS A PETITION . YUMMY NEWS: One of the two national bakers of Girl Scout cookies, ABC Bakers, currently makes vegan Peanut Butter Patties®, Thin Mints®, Thanks-A-Lot®, and Lemonades(TM)!
UK Retailer M&S Faces Boycott After Muslim Worker Refused to Sell Alcohol
Business  (tags: retail, Muslins, alcohol, UK, England, shopping )

Freya
- 368 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
British retailer Marks and Spencer apologized on Monday to customers angered after a Muslim checkout worker refused to sell champagne for religious reasons.
How to Keep Pets Safe This Holiday Season
Business  (tags: healthy, health, home, humans, interesting, organic, protection, sustainable, eco-friendly, conservation, business, CoolStuff, goodnews, greenliving, greenproducts, family, shopping, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, illness, disease, Bod )

Kelly
- 381 days ago - hosted-p0.vresp.com
We love the holidays for celebrating some of life's happiest moments and making memories with loved ones. Dogs and cats love the holidays too, especially when their owners and guests share extra time and pet treats with them. 855-857-3440/855-857-3440
Pledge to Not Shop on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, holidays, shopping )

Freya
- 393 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Thanksgiving is one of the only holidays that retail workers receive. By opening stores on Thanksgiving, stores rob thousands of men and women the opportunity to spend time with their families.
The Most Popular Black Friday Buys
Business  (tags: business, shopping, lifestyle )

Clifton
- 1150 days ago - offers.com
In-store shopping isn't as easy as just getting in your car and heading off to the mall. You might know what time the stores open and what sales will be going on, but there's no way to tell what the lines will be like, when the items you want will sell ou
Awesome Gifts You Can Buy When You Save on Your Car
Business  (tags: shopping, gifts, gift time )

Wendy
- 1473 days ago - fatwallet.com
So when you get that big fat Christmas bonus, your first thoughts should be able getting something nice and awesome for those around you that you care about.
5 Things You Didn't Know About Supermarkets
Business  (tags: consumers, corporate, humans, money, food, shopping )

Kathy
- 1521 days ago - foreignpolicy.com
From Beijing to Brighton, billions of people now can't imagine life without supermarkets. But what forces push us, as we push our carts?
Ranking the 10 Greenest Oil Companies
Business  (tags: environment, oil, gas, shopping )

Social
- 2066 days ago - thedailygreen.com
Although oil is often a dirty word among greens, Greenopia shows that where we spend our petrol dollars can make a difference.
Latest US Economy Report: "Weak, Soft, Subdued"
Business  (tags: US economy, job market, business, shopping, spending, economic forecast, Federal Reserve )

RC
- 2305 days ago - nytimes.com
In the latest "beige report" issued by the Federal Reserve, businesses report that rising prices and and a greatly diminished job market are affecting orders, sales and the shopping habits of US consumers. Read all about it.
Defining the $520Billion Buying Power Fueling Eco-Fashion
Business  (tags: design, coolstuff, greenliving, green, greenproducts, organic, interesting, business, Sustainabililty, shopping, consumers, business, economy, money, news, marketing )

Julia
- 2453 days ago - thelohasian.com
Researchers define who is actually fueling the eco-fashion biz...the new consumer in this sector is actually...well...not new at all - the answer might surprise you.
Is BIG BROTHER In Your Grocery Cart
Business  (tags: Business, RFID, microchips, Loyalty-cards, Privacy, shopping )


- 2547 days ago - nocards.org
RFID chips, tiny tracking devices the size of a grain of dust, can be used to secretly identify you and the things you're carrying--right through your clothes, wallet, backpack, or purse
 

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