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Lycoming Mall Merchants Concerned about Black Friday Turnout

MUNCY TOWNSHIP — Shoppers on Friday at the Lycoming Mall carried bulging bags of clothes, appliances, and whatever else they could find. Store employees say the mall is busier than it’s been in a long time. In fact, Jessica Lukowsky of Maurices clothing store tells Newswatch 16 she is thrilled because she was nervous about the Black Friday turnout. “Absolutely. Absolutely. But you look in the mall and we are jam-packed.” Nervous that this year’s sales would not match up […]

Ready, Set, Spend: Inside Look at Black Friday

It’s considered one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Black Friday is upon us. It’s the time retailers get out of the red a.k.a. debt, and into the black, also known as their profit margins. Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey hit stores early in the Wilkes-Barre to check out the Black Friday landscape. Although Black Friday is a busy shopping day, many in our area believe the whole event has been diluted over the years since most retailers roll […]

Shoppers Brave the Cold in Luzerne County to Get Their Hands on Deals

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Folks braved the crowds and the weather for a chance at scoring a good deal in Luzerne County on Thursday night. Newswatch 16 found folks lined up hours before the stores near Wilkes-Barre were scheduled to open. A woman said she headed out at 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon but the line at Best Buy at the Arena Hub Plaza was too long so she hoped for more luck at the nearby Target. “I’m trying to get me […]

Downtown Scranton Shops Take Part in Black Friday Festivities

SCRANTON — Folks were already out and about in downtown Scranton on Thanksgiving night to shop local. Runway Luxury Boutique on North Washington Avenue welcomed customers from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday night. Burlap and Bourbon on Spruce Street also opened for a few hours to show off their Black Friday deals and steals.

Black Friday Game Plan: Shopping Tips from a Bargain Mom

If you’re among the many in our area planning to shop on Thanksgiving or Black Friday, Newswatch 16 has some inside tips from bargain mom Jenna Urban to help you bag bargains. Jenna joined Newswatch16’s Ryan Leckey Thanksgiving morning to offer some “news you can use” ideas to help you maximize your time and money while you’re out and about. If you’re planning to shop at our area’s brick and mortar stores, Jenna suggests downloading the free smartphone app “Flipp.” Essentially, […]

Black Friday 2017: When Will the Stores Open?

Stores are unveiling their plans for the most critical days of the holiday shopping season. Here’s a look at what major retailers have said about their hours for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. This list may change. Check back for updates. Best Buy Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will stay open until 1 a.m. Friday. Doors reopen that day at 8 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. A first round of deals will be available November […]

Target reveals its top Black Friday deals, new hours for 2017 sale

NEW YORK – Target has released its Black Friday 2017 ad, giving a sneak peek Monday at the upcoming door-busters. The company will also change its hours this year to keep pace with customer habits – Target found that shoppers showed up on Thanksgiving and Black Friday last year, but there was a drop off once it got late. On Thanksgiving, doors will be open at 6 p.m. and close at midnight local time. On Black Friday stores will reopen […]

Cyber Monday: Tips & Tricks

If you didn’t find those perfect presents over Black Friday or the holiday weekend, Cyber Monday could be your ticket to landing deals and steals. Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey tackled tips from a tech pro, Good Morning America’s Technology Contributor Becky Worley. Becky says a great place to start your online shopping is DealNews.com because it compares various companies, products, and prices. Basically, it does the homework for you so you don’t have to bounce around from website to website. Another tip from Becky is […]

Purse Stolen From Cart on Black Friday

MOOSIC — Black Friday is all about scoring deals and steals on holiday gifts. Two men made out with something that wasn’t for sale today in Lackawanna County. Police in Moosic say a woman was shopping at the K-Mart on Birney Avenue, when two men took her purse out of her cart. Authorities confirm one man is in custody. They are still searching for the other suspect here in moosic.

Shoppers Pack Parking Lots in Luzerne County

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Parking lots were packed with people looking for deals at the Wyoming Valley Mall in Luzerne County. The mall in Wilkes-Barre Township was jammed around noon on Friday. With just a few hours left to score those doorbuster deals, bargain hunters were buzzing about carrying bundles of boxes and bags. The mall opened at 6 a.m. Friday morning, and will stay open through 10 p.m. Friday in Luzerne County.