Black Friday

Best Buy’s got a 50-hour iPhone 7 and MacBook ‘Black Friday’ sale you should check out

Looking to buy some of the best gadgets out there for a lot less than the sticker price? In that case, you should check out Best Buy’s 50-hour sale …

Shopping

Bose's most iconic headphones are on sale for the first time since Black Friday

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Few headphones have gained the reputation of Bose's QC25s.<p>Their standard-setting active noise cancellation has made them a must-have for …

Headphones

Read The Email That Hillary Clinton's Pastor Sent Her The Day After Her Loss

It was an optimistic message. Now, Clinton is reportedly considering preaching herself.<p>Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's emails have been …

Good News

No, Hillary Clinton's Election Loss Was Not Like Christ's Crucifixion

I was born a Christian. I was raised Christian. I still am a Christian.<p>I'm certainly not perfect and sometimes I even feel like an embarrassment to …

Elections

5 Things You Should Do Now to Prepare Your Business for Black Friday

If you aren't assessing how to prepare your business for one of the busiest days of the year, then you are already at a disadvantage.<p>Summer isn't even over -- we can’t possibly be thinking about holiday shopping, can we? The answer is yes. And if you aren’t assessing how to prepare your business …

eCommerce

9 Things Every Awesome Boyfriend Has Done In The Fall To Fulfill Our Basic Needs

Let's be honest: Fall is the basic girl's absolute favorite season. The weather pairs perfectly with some snuggle time with bae, plaid wardrobes are …

Taylor Swift

Wait at least a month if you want to buy a new iPhone right now

I went to the massive Eaton Centre mall in Toronto yesterday, and the most packed store there, by far, was the Apple store.<p>This isn't too much of a surprise, considering Apple's popularity — plus it's fun just to play around with the latest phones, tablets and computers on display, even if you …

Business

Navigating The Most Digital Media-Crazed Time of Year: Holiday Shopping Season

In the retail sector, change is the only constant.<p>From an influx of new entrants to ever-changing consumer behavior, the industry is notoriously …

eCommerce

Yes, You Can Thrive in Brick-and-Mortar Retail--as Long as You Create a Great Experience

The death of retail has been greatly exaggerated.<p>Most of us make the mistake of thinking that data and technology will be the end of brick-and-mortar retail. But what if we're wrong? What if it's the only thing that can save retail?<p>"With shoppers' expectations rising, the proliferation of data and …

Business

When is Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 and where to get the best deals?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the biggest days of the year for bargain hunters and Christmas shoppers to nab the deals in time for the …

Shopping

How Holiday-Themed Email Campaigns Perform

Holiday-themed email campaigns from brands tend to have lower open rates and higher conversion rates than non-themed campaigns, according to recent …

Digital Marketing

Here's why now is the best time to start looking for a new TV

Shopping for a new TV is tricky. There are tons of models to choose from and new features like 4K and HDR only complicate your decision. But one rule …

Now's the Time

When to Get the Best Deals on TVs and Kitchen Appliances

You don't need to be a data scientist to know that holiday sales are great opportunities for bargain shoppers—but to understand precisely when you …

Consumer Reports

Thursday's letters: Black Friday shaped disaster response

Terrible tragedies like Black Friday 30 years ago brought many changes, besides improving technical early-warning weather systems.It was a …

Canadian News

The best (and worst) things to buy this August

As summer winds down, retailers are gearing up to compete for your dollar this back-to-school season. With traditional brick-and-mortar stores …

Shopping

Edmonton broadcasters remember covering Black Friday tornado

Retired Edmonton broadcasters Gord Whitehead and Murray Blakely remember what it was like to cover the aftermath of the Black Friday tornado 30 years …

Canada

Black Friday: Edmonton marks sombre 30-year anniversary of deadly tornado

On July 31, 1987, 27 people were killed and hundreds injured when an F-4 tornado ripped through the Capital Region, leaving a 37-kilometre path of …

Thirty years on, what does Black Friday mean to Edmonton?

The tornado that hit Edmonton on July 31, 1987, killed 27 people, injured hundreds and caused more than $500 million in damage in today’s dollars. …

Canadian News

GameStop Stores Will Stay Open This Thanksgiving, Breaking a Three-Year Policy

GameStop (gme) stores are staying open on Thanksgiving Day this year, breaking with a three-year policy of shutting up shop until Black Friday.<p>The …

adidas EQT Cushion ADV ‘Triple Black’ Releasing on Black Friday

Originally seen on SneakerFiles: adidas EQT Cushion ADV ‘Triple Black’ Releasing on Black Fridayadidas Originals will debut a special Black Friday …

Sneakers

Black Friday 30 years later: what’s changed in weather forecasting?

A lot has changed in the past 30 years when it comes to technology and communication. While Environment Canada said the warnings went out well in …

Canadian News

From not enough to too much: can you 'over warn' about a tornado?

Edmonton’s deadly 1987 tornado was a sea change for how severe weather is monitored in Canada. The storm, which killed 27 people in Edmonton on the …

Canadian News

Tait: Remembering Black Friday

Henry Unrau and Jack Hassan walked in tandem and looked out the north window of the Bell and Court Pub, a quaint English establishment complete with …

Canadian News

Backcountry is having a big summer sale — and more of today's best deals from around the web

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Since you don't have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one …

Shopping

Black Friday tornado left hundreds of near-miss survivors

The image is seared in George Furgala’s mind, 30 years after Edmonton’s deadly tornado. After emerging from the industrial building where he and a …

Canadian News

Former Journal photographer ran towards tornado on Black Friday

Steve Simon had been working at the Edmonton Journal for around a year when he got the assignment of a lifetime.Simon, a new hire in the newspaper’s …

Canadian News

For Black Friday tornado widow, tragedy spanned continents

Flairene Carreiro wore black for months after her husband died.Manuel Carriero, known to friends and family as Mel, was carried off when the July 31, …

Canadian News

Back-to-school shopping goes mainstream with deals on eyewear, fitness apparel and kitchen appliances

Back-to-school discounts are not just for students.<p>What were once merely sales on school supplies like crayons and notebooks have morphed into promotions on a wide array of products from some surprising retailers. “When consumers hear the term back-to-school, they should reframe what retailers come …

Shopping

Top 20 Deals During Best Buy’s ‘Black Friday in July’

Going on now through Saturday, July 22nd at 11:59 PM, consumer electronics-giant Best Buy is offering a promotion dubbed ‘Black Friday in July’, …

Shopping

All the best deals from Best Buy’s massive ‘Black Friday in July’ sale

Amazon’s third annual Prime Day sale was a huge success for Amazon, which broke prior sales records, and for shoppers who scored great deals on …

Shopping