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Small Business Saturday Encourages Holiday Sales In Local Stores

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm

American Express’ “Small Business Saturday” Campaign benefits both shoppers and local store owners during holiday shopping sales.

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New Wal-Mart Supercenter opens Friday, other location closes

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 5:21 pm

After 30 years of business in Gainesville, the Wal-Mart at 2649 NW 13th St. will close Thursday and a Wal-Mart Supercenter will open at 5700 NW 23rd St. on Friday.

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Christmas trees low in supply in North Central Florida for 2012 holiday

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:50 pm

The lots are almost out of trees, says Sam Parker a Gainesville Christmas tree lot owner and operator.

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Black Friday sets records, evidence overlooked in Casey Anthony trial, new state bills, update in local cold case

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 9:40 am

Black Friday spending and number of shoppers hit record highs – Retailers’ decision to open stores earlier for the Black Friday rush attracted a record 247 million shoppers — a 9-percent increase from 2011 — in stores and online throughout […]

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Stores to open earlier for Black Friday

By on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:27 am

Despite protests from retail workers, Black Friday is gearing up to be bigger than ever.

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