Kohl’s to Stay Open for 5 Days Straight

(CNN) — Kohl’s is doing its part to help last-minute Christmas shoppers. The retailer will keep all of its stores open around the clock for the five days leading up to Christmas. You can shop till you drop from Dec. 19 through the evening of Christmas Eve. That includes the final weekend before Christmas, which … Continue reading »

Shoppers Crowd Plaza for Black Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Black Friday is one of the most popular shopping days of the year and local businesses in Eugene had the crowds to prove it. The Oakway Center Plaza just off Coburg road was a busy stop for folks looking for a deal to steal. For many shoppers there, this wasn’t the first … Continue reading »

People Protest Black Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Black Friday is officially here and though many got their holiday shopping started early Thursday night, there was a whole other crowd out there Friday in protest. Despite the soggy conditions that afternoon, about two dozen people stood outside of the West 11th Walmart. They were protesting on behalf of workers who … Continue reading »

Stores Open Earlier on Thanksgiving

EUGENE, Ore. — The holiday season is officially here and that also means holiday shopping season is now underway. Shoppers lined up at least two hours in advance of JCPenney’s 5 p.m. opening at the Valley River Center Mall. The line wrapped around the corner of the building. This group of pre-Black Friday shoppers are … Continue reading »

Post-Christmas Shopping Draws Crowds

EUGENE, Ore. — The National Retail Federation expects to see an increase of about 4 percent in holiday shopping this year. And while the days leading up to Christmas stand out as big retail days, the day after Santa’s trek around the globe is also attracting crowds. Some reports say that the days leading up … Continue reading »

Stores Stretch Hours for the Holidays

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The clock is ticking for holiday shoppers, but procrastinators are in luck. Stores are holding marathon shopping hours until Christmas. Shoppers are making that last minute holiday dash at stores like Kohl’s at Gateway Mall, which stayed open from Friday morning through Tuesday morning. Toys R Us also stayed open since Saturday … Continue reading »

Last Weekend For Xmas Tree Sales

EUGENE, Ore. —   With Christmas just a couple days away, it’s coming down to the wire for people who are still looking to buy a tree. Some Christmas tree lots have already closed up shop, but many others will welcome customers until Christmas Eve. The Hartsell family has been running Christmas tree lots for more … Continue reading »

Post-Christmas Shoppers Crowd Malls

EUGENE, Ore. — If Christmas is all about spending time with family and opening up gifts, the day after Christmas is about spending time in the mall, returning some of those gifts and doing a little more shopping. You would think folks would try to avoid the malls after spending so much time in them … Continue reading »

Folks Take Advantage of Holiday Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — Last year, Christmas was on a Sunday. But this year, it falls on a Tuesday, which gave people a full weekend to get their Christmas errands accomplished before the big holiday rolled around. The malls and other shops in town have been filled with shoppers taking advantage of the extra time. Last-minute … Continue reading »

Folks Shop at Holiday Market’s Last Days

EUGENE, Ore. — On Sunday in Eugene, people weren’t just counting down the days until Christmas. Down at the Lane County Fairgrounds, they were also taking note of the last days of the Annual Holiday Market. From mini-bows to mini-clothes, from bath salts with lime to spoons turned to chimes, down at the Holiday Market, … Continue reading »

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