Business

Holiday Sales Up, but Fewer People in Stores

ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Window shopping is taking on a new meaning for many Americans. The latest sales data from the holiday season shows that U.S. shoppers increasingly prefer to research clothes, TVs and shoes online, or “virtual window shop,” […read more]

Business

Obama Supports Small Business Saturday

by Dorothy Rowley Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer President Barack Obama and his daughters Malia (right) and Sasha visit a bookstore in D.C. on Nov. 30 in support of Small Business Saturday. (Courtesy photo) President Obama and his daughters Malia and Sasha […read more]

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Op-Ed

Thanksgiving and other Myths

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Theoretically, Thanksgiving celebrates the breaking of bread between Native Americans and Pilgrims, who might have starved where it not for the generosity of those who first occupied this country.  This history is written as if were a moment of friendship […read more]

Press Room

Aio Wireless™ Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Promotions

Aio Wireless™ Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Promotions Offers to include: Free Nokia Lumia 620, Free ZTE Prelude™, Free BoostPlus Audio Speaker and more Alpharetta, GA – Nov. 25, 2013 – Aio Wireless announced today its Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions in preparation for the […read more]

Business

All Day Shopping Frenzy on Thanksgiving?

ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Last Thanksgiving Day, Kimberly Mudge Via’s mother, sister and nieces left in the middle of their meals to head for the mall. Now, Via says she’ll never host Thanksgiving dinner for her relatives again. “They barely […read more]