Tag archive for ‘Black Friday’
Louis Rene Beres On Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Adam Smith, Trump-style economic policy, and Black Friday side-eye

Black Friday is a good time to recall certain “classical” observations about economics and society. We ought to recall Adam Smith, both his Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) and his much better-known More...

News Brief On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

American Apparel Tried To Sexualize Staff With Black Friday Uniform

Clothing brand American Apparel is gearing up for the whirlwind that is Black Friday, however, they are facing some scrutiny for their specially-made employee shirts that make some disturbing implications. Their More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 8th, 2014

LivePerson Sets Cyber 2.8 Million Digital Engagements Record

Israel’s LivePerson, Inc., a provider of digital engagement solutions, announced that it hosted a record breaking more than 2.8 million digital engagements on Cyber Monday for a 20% increase from More...

Reuters On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Bebe Stores confirms payment card security breach

–   Bebe Stores Inc said it detected a hacking attack on its payment processing system that could have compromised data from cards swiped in its stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and U.S. More...

Reuters On Friday, December 5th, 2014

U.S. auction of Silk Road bitcoins draws 27 bids

– The U.S. Marshals Service on Thursday received more than two dozen bids for 50, 000 bitcoins seized from the alleged owner of Silk Road, an Internet black-market bazaar on which authorities say drugs More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Chrysler U.S. November auto sales up 20 percent, beating expectations

– Chrysler Group U.S. auto sales rose 20 percent in November on strong showings by its Jeep brand and Ram pickup trucks, the unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday. Jeep SUV sales jumped More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Why Best Buy’s Black Friday Website Crash May Be No Big Deal

Perhaps it couldn’t have happened at a worse time, or perhaps an even worse time would be Monday. On the biggest shopping day of the year (at least for bricks and mortar stores), Best Buy’s website More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Black Friday’s Robust Sales Perk Up Retail Sector

Retail’s annual event, Black Friday, got off to a bang, and may indicate consumer confidence  could drive up sales to the end of 2014, according to CNBC. Macy’s CEO Terry Lundgren sounded More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Beepi Selling Used Cars Online Since the Start of Black Friday

Beepi, an online marketplace for buying and selling used cars decided to remain open for business on Black Friday over the holiday weekend because, why not? As of midnight on November 28th, Beepi gave More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

3 Best Black Friday Trades

With the help of Kensho, an analytic tool, CNBC’s John Melloy looked at the “best trading performers” on Black Friday. The tool measured the result going all the way back to 1980. Coach More...

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