Turkey, Stuffing, Pie and Public Relations

Published on November 19, 2018, at 3:40 p.m. by Reagin Edwards. Halloween has passed, Christmas decorations are hitting the stores, and there are even some radio stations already playing Christmas music. There is one holiday…

Opt Out of the Madness

Published on November 22, 2016, at 1:07 p.m. by Amelia Neumeister. Tired, coffee-driven shoppers stand in lines for hours outside Walmart or Best Buy to be the first ones in the door. Once the doors…

Cyber Monday Causes a Craze

Posted: December 4, 2014, 9:11 p.m. by Kelsey Weiss. It’s the day after Thanksgiving. Still suffering from a turkey-induced food coma, you drag yourself out of bed before dawn to wait in line and take…

Must See Macy’s

Posted: November 24, 2014, 2:15 p.m. by Doug Killough. It’s Thanksgiving morning, and you wake up to the savory aroma of a full feast being prepared in the kitchen. It’s a cool, crisp day, and you…


Posted At: December 9, 2013 11:30 a.m.
by Jessica Smith.
Another Black Friday has come and gone, and with it a new trend arose: #WalmartFights. People used the Twitter hashtag to show pictures and videos of fights in Walmarts around the country.

Give Thanks . . . For Black Friday

Posted At: October 31, 2013 10:20 a.m.
by Sarah de Jong.

Many shoppers are outraged that stores are trying to take away from the holiday. While it may increase sales, opening stores on a holiday is iffy on the PR side. The stores that open on holidays must decide if they care more about the revenues or about the potential customers who value family more than bargains.

Butter Me Up

Posted At: September 18, 2013 1:42 p.m. By Karly Weigel For the past 32 years, Butterball Turkey has opened its phone line for holiday cooks to call in for help. The line opens at the…