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 »

Last-Minute Shoppers Flood Mall

EUGENE, Ore. — Holiday shopping is down to the wire now. On Saturday, with only two days left till Christmas, the clock was ticking to get gifts under the tree come Christmas morning. It was a busy scene everywhere you looked at the Valley River Center Mall Saturday as folks hurried about trying to snag … Continue reading »

Final Push for Holiday Sales

EUGENE, Ore. — With four more days left until Christmas it is now time for the final shopping stretch. Retailers are offering deep discounts enticing last-minute shoppers. “From shoes, to throw, to fireplaces, easy gift items and even stocking stuffers; really, we like to say everything is a hot ticket item,” said store director Mike … Continue reading »

Last-Minute Marathon for Shoppers

EUGENE, Ore. — Macy’s announced their shopping plan, which caters to the last-minute holiday shoppers this year. The department store chain announced it will be open for non-stop shopping the last weekend before Christmas. Stores will open at 7 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 and will stay open until 7 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23. The … Continue reading »