Monday, February 18, 2013
These days any observance is used as an excuse to host a sale, and a for people to shop. Here are a few deals in the Hazelwood area this President's Day.
Monday is a holiday intended to celebrate George Washington and Abraham Lincoln's birthday. Still, President's Day is meant to celebrate all of our past and present heads of state. Tell us, who is the greatest commanders-in-chief? While you think about that take a look at some local deals: Carter's: Buy one get one free in store and online. American Eagle Outfitters: 25% Off + Free Shipping w/ code 21393551 Gymboree: Up to 70% off Old Navy, Gap and Banana Republic: 15-20 percent off with your credit card. The online code is ONPDAY. Missouri Mercantile: It's not really a President's Day sale but rather a store closing, but the St. Louis Outlet Mall will have 25 percent off all merchandise until February 28. Hancock Fabric: Get 15 percent …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The biggest shopping day of the holiday season will start at midnight after Thanksgiving this year.
Black Friday has become the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season and according to urban myth, it’s also the day when retailers start to show a profit. Whether or not that’s true, the day after Thanksgiving has been the biggest shopping day before Christmas for the last eight years, according to ShopperTrak, a market research company. ShopperTrak’s research shows that Americans spent $10.69 billion dollars on Black Friday 2010—the largest amount spent on a day after Thanksgiving holiday shopping spree. ShopperTrak said the second biggest shopping day is known as Super Saturday, which this year falls on December 17, the last Saturday before the Christmas weekend. Retailers have already started on their holiday displays, part of …
Friday, December 17, 2010
A leap of faith pays off as the company continues to grow.
When the original owner decided he wanted to sell his small chain of toy stores in 2006, long-time employee Shawntá Harmon and her husband Rick took a leap of faith and purchased all three stores. Their company, Happy Up Inc, does business as LagoonaMagoo Toys in the St. Louis Mills Mall. Happy Up Inc is a member of ASTRA , the American Specialty Toy Retailers Association, which brings together independent and specialty toy retailers, along with other toy industry professionals. The group's mission is "leading the way through play by providing quality products that help children have fun, achieve success and lead happy, healthy lives," as well as bringing together their members to help promote their businesses and provide products that are…
Monday, November 29, 2010
Where your neighbors plan to shop this holiday season.
You've seen them: commercial after commercial vying to catch your eye and capture your holiday spending budget. Have you ever wondered about the onslaught of advertising? Who exactly are these retailers reeling in? Hazelwood Patch did a bit of unscientific retail research around town on Black Friday. Conclusion: It seems more people shop at large chains rather than local small businesses. Some people said they'd already completed their holiday shopping while others were using store layaway plans to keep their budgets in the black.