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The Dark Side of Christmas: The Impact on Sweatshops
Business  (tags: holidays, Christmas, shopping, gifts, presents, sweatshops, injustice )

- 639 days ago -
Television screens are filled with Christmas advertising, propagating the apparent need to buy something, and above all electronics, apparel, toys - the most popular Christmas gifts. The festive countdown is well underway.
Don't Open on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, holidays, stores, profits, Target, petitions )

- 1051 days ago -
Black Friday use to be just that, on Friday. But over the last few years, stores have started opening earlier and earlier. Now, stores are opening on Thanksgiving Day in the pursuit of ever bigger holiday profits. This comes at the expense of retail...
Tell JCPenney to Close for Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: retail, sales, Thanksgiving, holidays, workers, petitions )

- 1051 days ago -
Last year and now again this year the executives of JCPenney have decided that being open on Thanksgiving day is more important than the family lives of their thousands of employees.
Employees Forced to Work on Thanksgiving Day or Face Being Fired
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, retail, workers, employment, shopping, vacation, holidays, greed )

- 1397 days ago -
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 )

- 1399 days ago -
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 )

- 1403 days ago -
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.
Pledge to Not Shop on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, holidays, shopping )

- 1757 days ago -
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.
A Peek At The Business Behind Cyber Monday
Business  (tags: business, holidays, infographic )

- 2487 days ago -
Cyber Monday is growing by leaps and bounds every year as people realize that it is far easier to make a purchase online than it is to wait outside a store at 3 am. We can expect to see even more buyers participating in 2011, with sales going higher than
25 Tips, Articles and Blogs to Guide Your Holiday Decorating
Business  (tags: Christmas, Holidays, Home, Decoration, Blogs, Family )

- 2864 days ago -
Getting your home ready for the holidays can be fun or it can be incredibly stressful. Everyone has fond memories of fighting with Christmas lights and attempting to get the tree up in its stand.
Retailers Focus More on Thanksgiving Day
Business  (tags: business, retail, holidays, commericialism, internet, marketing )

- 3954 days ago -
The nation's retailers want shoppers to spend less time eating turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving and more time shopping -- whether it's online or on land. Maybe these retailers need to take the time, and watch "Miracle on 34th St" from 1947

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