Friday, November 22, 2013

Insider's Guide to Shopping Black Friday

Shopping Black Friday

Whether it be at Walmart, Target, Toys R' Us , or Best Buy, anyone who dares to call themselves a shopping warrior has stood outside a foreboding storefront on Black Friday waiting for the doors to open and the crowds to surge inward. I know, trust me. I was there. In fact, for four years, I was the guy opening those doors at midnight to greet the shopping madness. I worked at a mall anchor store, one of the big national chains, as a loss prevention manager and it was my job to face the mob on a daily basis. And Black Friday? We started working toward that goal the day before the previous year's insanity had even been cleaned up. As such, my expert advice to ensure sanity and to keep ahead of the competition is simple. Don't leave the house... MORE