BLACK FRIDAY

Virtual vendor show aims to safely support local businesses amid pandemic

The Small Business Virtual Vendor Show runs November 27th & 28th

NORTH DAKOTA — Many retailers will not be hosting in-person Black Friday sales amid the pandemic this year. A local business owner is working to help support other small retailers during these difficult times. With many vendor shows also getting canceled, The Weathered Silo is hosting a completely virtual shopping event next weekend. The Small Business Virtual Vendor Show runs…

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

Mall-of-America1 Mall-of-America2 Mall-of-America3 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 made their way in. The Mall of America will be giving out…

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…