Times are changing
A year ago I posted an article about “Black Friday” possibly being on the decline. And this one from Activist Post shows how “the corporations” are feeling it as well. However, I do like what REI corporation (in Washington state) did for it’s employees, so I’ve linked to their site.
BTW there is a video at the end of the original article which shows the insanity of some people’s shopping, which I’ve not included here.
Found this at Alexandra’s blog.
“According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, Black Friday attendance was down over 3%, from 58.7% last year to 55.1% this year. The survey noted that the average shopper was expected to spend $380.95, which was down from $407.02 the previous year. According to the group’s estimates, sales slipped from $57.4 billion to $50.9 billion.
““A strengthening economy that changes consumers’ reliance on deep discounts, a highly…
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