BLACK FRIDAY

People Encouraged To Shop Local In Downtown Fargo For Plaid Friday

The event is all about encouraging shoppers to spend their Black Friday money not just on the big box stores

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown shops ask people to stay warm by throwing on plaid and score some good deals by shopping local. It’s all a part of the annual Plaid Friday in Fargo. The event is all about encouraging shoppers to spend their Black Friday money not just on the big box stores. A store manager says it’s important to…

BBB Guidelines For Smart Shopping For Black Friday

Another important tip is making sure to be aware of the return policy and warranty info for what you buy.

FARGO, N.D. — Shoppers are being asked to read the fine print before buying this Black Friday. The Better Business Bureau released its latest guidelines on how to be smart shoppers. Someone of them include making your game plan for shopping. Another important tip is making sure to be aware of the return policy and warranty info for what you…

LIVE: Black Friday At A Pawn Shop?

First National Pawn Throws Itself Into The Black Friday Game

  Have you ever thought about doing your holiday shopping at a pawn shop? First National Pawn is throwing a Black Friday sale starting at 6 a.m. Manager Ricky Acosta tells us how much you could potentially save versus buying new products. Categories: Morning – In The Studio Tags: BLACK FRIDAY, first national pawn, pawn shop

Black Friday Shoppers Arrive Early to Get the Deals

Two shoppers arrived at Fargo's Best Buy at 3 in the morning on Black Friday

FARGO– Black Friday is a chance for shoppers to get the best bang for their buck. One shopper describes his first Black Friday experience as… “Crazy,” Ashton Laver said. Customers started lining up in front of Fargo’s Best Buy hours before it opened to get a head start on their holiday shopping. “My mom thought I was crazy because it’s…

Small Businesses Celebrate “Plaid Friday,” an Alternative to Black Friday

If you wear plaid to some stores, you can get a special discount

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re not into the crowds at big–box stores and still want to get some shopping done, there’s a twist to Black Friday. Several businesses downtown are taking part in Plaid Friday. If you wear plaid to participating stores, you can get a special discount. Plaid Friday is a national movement bringing more awareness to small businesses in…

2,500 shoppers line up at Mall of America for Black Friday

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (KMSP) – The holiday shopping season is underway. An estimated 2,500 shoppers lined up at the doors of Mall of America for the Black Friday shopping, according to mall officials. The doors officially opened at 5 a.m. Friday morning. Santa and his elves greeted people as they…

Small Business Saturday Highlights Local Entrepreneurs

american express started the tradition to remind communities about their local businesses

FARGO, N.D. — Before Cyber Monday comes around, small businesses around the F-M area are making sure people remember them during the holiday season. Some say small businesses are the backbone of small towns. “You have to have small businesses to function in a town,” said Darla Julin, owner of Fantasies in Frosting. Julin says people tend to forget that on…

Some Prefer to Keep Black Friday Shopping to Just Friday

Santa Claus has also made his way back to the mall so people can take pictures with him

FARGO, ND — While many people tried to get Black Friday steals last night, others say they preferred to do their shopping today. Places like West Acres Mall were packed with people all day trying to get bargains. Santa Claus has also made his way back to the mall so people can take pictures with him. One family from California…

People Waited In Line to Find The Best Black Friday Shopping Deals

most people said they were looking for Televisions

FARGO, ND — People waited outside for hours at stores around the metro to start getting their Black Friday deals. Ah, Thanksgiving. A day filled with turkey, expanding waste lines and family. But not for this guy. “I haven’t had a Thanksgiving meal in probably five years,” said Michael Schumacher. Schumacher prefers Black Friday deals over the traditional Thanksgiving menu. He’s been…

LIVE: People Lining Up at Businesses All Over the Metro Ready to Snag Deals

Many Black Friday shoppers say they're trying to get their Christmas shopping done before they even eat their Thanksgiving dinner

FARGO, ND — People have been waiting outside for hours at stores around the metro to start getting their Black Friday deals. Many Black Friday shoppers say they’re trying to get their Christmas shopping done before they even eat their Thanksgiving dinner. People started lining up at places like Best Buy, Kohl’s and West Acres early this afternoon. Every shopper…