Thursday, November 22, 2012
With the start of the holiday shopping season tomorrow, Wrentham Patch has put together the five things you need to know about Midnight Madness and Black Friday at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
While many will be relaxing after Thanksgiving, others will be driving down to Wrentham Village Premium Outlets to take part in the annual Midnight Madness sale. The stores inside the mall will open at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 23 and offer plenty of door busters and discounts for those looking to save a little on Black Friday. To help you get ready for the start of the holiday shopping season, Wrentham Patch has put together the five things you need to know about Midnight Madness and Black Friday at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets 1. This Weekend's Mall Hours Holiday Hours: November 26 - December 23 Monday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 2. The Parking Lots Open at 11:00 p.m. While the madness …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday rule the shopping roost after Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
If you have a black belt in Black Friday shopping, listen up: area big-box retailers are gearing up to dazzle bargain hunters even earlier this year—starting on Thanksgiving Day! While we'll look at the big-box retailers today, check out Patch tomorrow morning for a special on Midnight Madness at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets. Last week, Wal-Mart announced that it would open its doors at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 and offer holiday doorbusters while supplies last. These include deals on TVs, iPads, an electric scooter for $79 and a steam mop for $39. Not to be outdone, Target and Best Buy are also planning all-out holiday shopping assaults. Deals at Target in Plainville begin at 9 p.m. According to an ad leaked online, the best deals …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Blue laws prohibit retailers from opening before midnight on Black Friday.
Black Friday is starting earlier than ever, as some national retailers have announced they will open the night of Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22. However, here in Massachusetts, state blue laws prohibit stores from opening until midnight, according to a report by the Boston Globe. Current blue laws prohibit retailers in the state from opening on Thanksgiving, thus preventing them from getting an early start on Black Friday sales, according to the Globe article. Some exceptions are restaurants, health care facilities and gas stations. The laws, instituted in the 17th century, are intended to make sure holidays are properly observed, according to the Boston Globe. Are Massachusetts' blue laws outdated? Should they be eliminated? Tell us …
Friday, November 25, 2011
The Christmas shopping season began today.
Today was the official start of the Christmas shopping season. As such, many retailers (like those in the local Wrentham Village Premium Outlets) offered big deals to entice shoppers to go out and buy. So, Wrentham, did you brave the crowds this morning? Did you score some deals?
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Shopping season will kick off this month.
Retailers are bracing for the Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season. Merchants typically pick that day (and, to a lesser extent, the following weekend) to offer their most alluring deals. Consequently, area shops (like those in the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets) see huge crowds and traffic tie-ups. So, are the deals worth it? Will you be shopping this Black Friday?