Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Here’s everything you need to know about the year’s biggest shopping weekend at Patriot Place.
Shoppers from all over will be lining up outside stores for Black Friday not long after the Thanksgiving leftovers are put away and Thursday's Patriots game concludes. Thousands are expected to gather throughout the Foxborough area Friday to get an early start to their holiday shopping at Patriot Place and the nearby Wrentham Village Premium Outlets. For those shopping local on Black Friday, here’s a complete guide to everything you need to know at Patriot Place on Friday, Nov. 23. Patriot Place will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23 with several stores opening at midnight. On Saturday, Nov. 24, the complex is open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 25 it will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The following stores will be open at…
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Start planning your Black Friday shopping now.
The Thanksgiving tradition of flipping through the Black Friday newspaper circulars won’t be quite the same this year as many national retailers have already released their Black Friday ads online. Here are just a handful of the circulars, previews and deals you can find online today: Walmart Target Michaels AC Moore Kohls Best Buy Toys R Us Sports Authority Modells Dick’s Sporting Goods Macys This list is just a sampling of the many online circulars and specials. To search for more, check out these sites for Black Friday sales or check each individual business: The Black Friday BF Ads
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
A study by Pew Research finds the gap between older and younger Americans has doubled in recent years
A new study by the Pew Research Center this month finds that the wealth gap between older and younger Americans is growing faster than ever before. Researchers compared the net worth of an average American household headed by someone age 65 and older with that of a household headed by someone 35 and younger. The findings are alarming, showing the wealth gap climbing from 10:1 in 1984 to 47:1 in 2009. Researchers at Pew called this gap “unprecedented”. One main factor in the ‘American Dream’ has traditionally been to see younger generations living in increasingly more comfortable circumstances than their older counterparts, with higher standards of living and more accumulated wealth over time. Could it be this component of the American …