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Second wave of shopping frenzy gets underway

Second wave of shopping frenzy gets underway

Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Tampa gets a favorable credit rating, again

Tampa gets a favorable credit rating, again

TAMPA — Credit rating agencies are continuing to look favorably upon the city of Tampa’s finances.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Tampa-area shoppers get jump on Black Friday deals

Tampa-area shoppers get jump on Black Friday deals

TAMPA — This year, Black Friday diehards didn’t have to wait until the wee hours to take advantage of holiday deals as many department stores opened hours earlier Thursday than they ever have on Thanksgiving Day. ...
Updated: 13 hours ago
Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame

Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame’s annual picks for enshrinement.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Jazz up your holiday display with the latest light technology

Jazz up your holiday display with the latest light technology

Clark Griswold would be proud.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Millions nationwide expected to shop on Thanksgiving

Millions nationwide expected to shop on Thanksgiving

Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what’s quickly becoming a new holiday tradition.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Seminole Heights to hold Shop Hop on Small Business Saturday

Seminole Heights to hold Shop Hop on Small Business Saturday

Step inside the new Christopher Wayne Home store in Seminole Heights, and shoppers could easily think they’re in Hyde Park.
Published: 11/25/14
Updated: 11/27/14
Law enforcement beefs up to protect Black Friday shoppers

Law enforcement beefs up to protect Black Friday shoppers

ST. PETERSBURG — Local law enforcement officials are reminding Black Friday deal-seekers to keep their wallets close and be careful where they put shopping bags in their cars before heading back into the frenzy.
Published: 11/26/14
Updated: 11/27/14
Deal-hunting? Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for bargains

Deal-hunting? Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for bargains

NEW YORK — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
Published: 11/27/14
Tampa airport travelers feel effects of nor’easter

Tampa airport travelers feel effects of nor’easter

TAMPA — Rachel Fischer-Tripodi thrust her suitcase toward the shuttle door at Tampa International Airport, then dashed in.
Published: 11/26/14
Updated: 11/27/14