Thanks to spiking rates of COVID-19, along with the lockdowns and capacity limits, more people than ever before will do their Black Friday (and post Black Friday) shopping online--and scammers are ready.
Every year, we're treated to the screaming matches about whether a store should open on Thanksgiving or close its doors so employees can be with their families. Now, a major player has bowed out of the argument.
Does the thought of driving around and around CherryVale Mall's parking lot on Black Friday make you feel anxious and irritated? CherryVale is going to alleviate that stress by giving away a prime parking spot for the biggest shopping day of the year.
I've got a pretty hard-and-fast rule when it comes to online shopping. I don't like to do it unless I just can't find it at a local Rockford or Rockford-area store. I will bend that rule if the price-point on the item or items is at least 40% cheaper than I can find here at home, but …