Monday, December 24, 2012
These stores in the area are open later than most on Christmas Eve.
Panicking? Don't. These retailers are open later than most on Christmas Eve. "Today Show" financial editor Jean Chatzky suggests deciding ahead of time what you intend to purchase, so your time in the store will be maximized and you won't over spend. Target is open until 9 p.m. Christmas Eve. Chatzky said Monday on the Today Show that Target has the best price she's seen on LeapFrog LeapPad 1, and is also having a sale on the iPad Touch. There are three Target stores in the Fredericksburg area: Kmart, 13910 Metrotech Drive and is open until 10 p.m. Monday. Toys R Us at 13035 Fair Lakes Shopping Center, is also open until 10 p.m. Christmas Eve. Do you know of other stores open late on Christmas Eve? Tell us in the comments section below.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Target, Kmart included in turkey day sales. Is it too early to start Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving Day?
If you have a black belt in Black Friday shopping, listen up: Area big-box retailers are gearing up to dazzle bargain hunters even earlier this year — starting Thanksgiving Day, right after you put away the pumpkin pie. Walmart, Target and Kmart are planning all-out holiday shopping assaults. Why doze off in a turkey slump watching football when you can be out taking care of holiday shopping business? Walmart will offer, beginning at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, holiday gifts for the entire family while supplies last. That includes an electric scooter for $79, a steam mop for $39 or men's jeans for $9.50. (Why do mom and dad always get the boring presents?) Target's deals begin an hour later, at 9 p.m. According to an ad leaked online, the …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Party City and Target are getting requests for more gory costumes and Avengers costumes.
It’s that time of year again. The time when you can put your old self to the side and take on a totally new personality or character. Halloween is right around the corner, and it’s not too early to think about what you want to be on the scariest night of the year. Like every year, many local stores have a list of costumes for all ages. However, there are some Halloween costume ideas that seem to be more popular than others this year. Harold Grabes, general manager of the Party City on Frontier Drive, said even the kids are looking for creepier costumes this season. “This season, they’re going more gory and haunted,” Grabes said. “For every kid that asks for something like Luigi, I get about 10 more asking for the Grim Reaper.” Grabes said …