User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


76° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Retailers' Strategies Vary On Thanksgiving

November 22, 2012, 4:58 PM by Kelly Bartnick

Retailers' Strategies Vary On Thanksgiving
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Fewer Americans plan to shop Black Friday this year. The National Retail Federation says 147 million shoppers plan to hit the malls over the long weekend. That’s about 70 million fewer than last year. Experts are still predicting strong sales, citing more consumer confidence this year.

Sioux Falls lines grew steadily on Thanksgiving. Best Buy had a small group of tents as customers lined up to get dibs on the first chance for discounted high definition televisions and other electronics devices. Those waiting in line, such as Dave Havermann of Sioux Falls, noticed a smaller group of campers than previous years.

“My whole family calls me crazy. Everybody calls me crazy. Last year and the years prior to this, you had to get here really early. I didn't know what to expect. All I know is I wanted to be prepared,” Havermann said.

Sioux Falls Lewis Drug doors were open all day Thursday. Some of them even showed off Santa and his reindeer, which drew steady crowds of families. Lewis stores are typically open Thanksgiving for those who want to start the holiday season before the turkey is cold.

For more Black Friday information, visit our KELOLAND Shops page of KELOLAND.com to find out when your favorite retailer opens.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Baby Books Rental Car, Family Denied Refund

3/31/2015 11:28 AM

A Minnesota family can’t believe how a well-known company reacted after their baby made a costly computer mistake.

Full Story | Watch
Plans Released For Pump Park in Brookings

3/27/2015 4:51 PM

The same company that designs BMX bike tracks for the Olympics is coming to South Dakota to create Brookings' newest park.

Full Story
RibFest Announces Concert Headliners

3/30/2015 8:40 AM

Montgomery Gentry, Cheap Trick, Uncle Kracker and Warrant are scheduled to perform at the annual event from May 28 to May 31. 

Full Story
How Much Do You Take Home In Pay?

3/30/2015 9:45 AM

How much does making $50,000 a year differ from one state to another, once you figure in taxes and cost of living?

Full Story
80 MPH Interstate Speed Limit Starts This Week

3/30/2015 2:18 PM

One of the most talked-about-bills during this year's South Dakota legislative session is set to take effect on Wednesday.

Full Story


Events