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December 26, 2015
Omdahl: Their Black Friday becomes our Red 2016
GRAND FORKS -- The day of reckoning for Black Friday has arrived and the credit card people want their money. Now we’re in trouble for buying...
December 26, 2015 - 9:03pm
November 28, 2015
After a year of plenty, Dickinson’s independent retail businesses prepare for more normal year-end sales
Holidays can make or break the profit margins of small retail businesses. In Dickinson, the time carries even greater meaning for relatively...
November 28, 2015 - 8:39pm
November 26, 2015
For a limited time only: Dickinson welcomes Black Friday with open arms and bags
Mark Kerr, the general manager of Menards, said Wednesday that he was confident in how his store has and will handle the expected Black Friday...
November 26, 2015 - 11:15pm
November 10, 2015
Best Buy’s latest Black Friday all-nighter plan includes discounts
RICHFIELD, Minn. -- Best Buy on Tuesday announced details of its Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday shopping promotions, or “doorbusters,” including discounts on computers and televisions. The Richfield-based retail giant said doors will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving...
News/Nation and World
November 10, 2015 - 11:29pm
January 6, 2015
Omdahl: Black Friday now turns into Red January
That headache we are feeling as we see the mailperson dropping off bulging letters from credit card companies is called “doorbuster hangover.” The retailer’s Black Friday now becomes red January because we overdid it. All of the big-lending folks are after us — Visa, MasterCard,...
January 6, 2015 - 11:49pm
November 28, 2014
Just another Black Friday: Stores take ‘all-hands-on-deck’ approach anticipating deal hunters
Customers flooded Dickinson stores Thursday night and throughout the day Friday, hunting for deals and officially kicking off the holiday shopping...
November 28, 2014 - 10:52pm
November 30, 2013
Dickinson’s downtown comes up big on Small Business Saturday
With the blanket advertising and door-busting deals offered by major retail chain stores during Black Friday week, local businesses can get lost in the shuffle. During Small Business Saturday — a concept created by American Express four years ago — several Dickinson merchants...
November 30, 2013 - 8:54pm
Monke: Love it or hate it, Black Friday brings ’em out
On Thanksgiving night — or Gray Thursday, if you want to call it that — crowds of shoppers gathered inside of Walmart awaiting the proverbial...
November 30, 2013 - 1:30pm
November 29, 2013
Shoplifter hits Menards worker with car, police say
GRAND FORKS — A Black Friday shoplifter didn’t get quite the deal she wanted at the Grand Forks Menards, but she did hit a store employee with her car as she left the parking lot, according to police. Instead of making off with her haul, the suspect abandoned her cart and ...
November 29, 2013 - 7:59pm
Dickinson police: Black Friday shopping mostly uneventful
Though Dickinson Police Department Capt. Dave Wilkie said no law enforcement calls came in from retailers during the prime Black Friday hours Thursday night and into Friday morning, though one individual did return to his vehicle to find his merchandise stolen. Just after 5 a.m....
November 29, 2013 - 5:27pm
Black Friday busy for plumbers too
FARGO — Retailers aren’t the only ones gearing up for booming business on Black Friday. While stores ring up throngs of customers eager to get deeply discounted sale items, plumbers, too, have a busy day keeping up with calls for help clearing out clogged kitchen sinks or plugged...
November 29, 2013 - 3:49pm
November 28, 2013
Psychology has a say in Black Friday sales
FARGO — Poonam Oatis felt a mild adrenaline rush when she queued up for a deal on a chilly Thursday afternoon while less ardent shoppers were...
November 28, 2013 - 8:12pm
November 27, 2013
Shoppers Holiday: Dickinson store owners, managers prepare for Thanksgiving, Black Friday rush
Lenny Johnson calls the sound similar to a “stampede of horses.” The co-owner of Starboard, an apparel store in the Prairie Hills Mall,...
November 27, 2013 - 10:07pm
November 24, 2012
Steals and deals: Dickinson shoppers find all their items in Walmart, at the mall
In the early morning hours Friday, the car thermometer read 9 degrees in the Prairie Hills Mall parking lot. The lot was nearly empty, indicating...
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Pre-Black Friday sales
Shoppers already started to fill the parking lot at Kmart in Dickinson before 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day prior to Black Friday shopping kickoff...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am