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These Store Security Guards Are Very Happy Black Friday’s Going to Be Quieter This Year

‘Two people picked up a TV and threw it at another guy, the cleaning crew had to go in to mop up the blood and sweep up the teeth’

I Love In-Person Black Friday, and I Already Miss Its Chaos

Among the throngs of deal-seekers willing to drop-kick each other for an under-market-value television, you will find the capitalist id in its purest form

How Do Lids (and Other Places That Just Sell Hats) Stay Open?

The profit margins aren’t that big after all the licensing deals, but it’s still a billion-dollar industry

The Spooky Economics of Halloween Costume Pop-Up Shops

Here by Labor Day, gone by November. How do they work?