Hot Topics Recap: Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2016

NEW YORK--()--Following are the latest Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2016 news releases and story ideas for reporters, bloggers and media outlets:

OTTAWA, Ontario--New Insights from 360pi: How Much Has Amazon Ramped Up Their Holiday Assortment? Source: 360pi

DENVER--Move Over Black Friday, Cannabis Enthusiasts Celebrate Inaugural “Green Friday” Source: Leafbuyer

BELLEVUE, Wash.--T-Mobile Goes Holicray-cray: Just Starts Giving Away Free Phones and $$$ Source: T-Mobile US, Inc.

HAMILTON, N.J.--Voxware Study Finds Early Holiday Shoppers Have Highest Expectations for Order Fulfillment Source: Voxware

OMAHA, Reveals the 10 Most Popular Gifts for Kids Source: Hayneedle

NEW YORK--Middle Market Retailers Optimistic for Holiday Season as Black Friday Approaches Source: CIT Group Inc.

CALABASAS HILLS, Calif.--The Cheesecake Factory Doubles Holiday Gift Card Offer with Twice the Rewards Beginning Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Source: The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Amazfit Launches GPS Smartwatch PACE Source: Amazfit

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s Unwraps Cyber Days Savings on the Best Gifts Source: Kohl’s

NAPLES, Fla.--U.S. is the Global Fraud Hotspot, with Online Fraud Attempts Expected to Increase 43% During Peak Holiday Season Due to EMV Shift Source: ACI Worldwide

CHICAGO--Tech the Halls: Market Track Reveals Top Ten Hot Holiday Items for 2016 Shopping Season Source: Market Track

PORTLAND, Ore.--Digital Trends Delivers Holiday Survival Guide for Black Friday Source: Digital Trends

CULVER CITY, Calif.--This Bar Saves Lives® Celebrates the Season of Giving with Savings of Dollars & Lives Source: This Bar Saves Lives

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario--Newegg Canada Unveils Plans for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Source: Newegg

LOS ANGELES--Newegg Unveils Plans for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Source: Newegg Inc.

COPPELL, Texas--Video of Mannatech’s Black Friday Promotions Available on Business Wire’s Website Source: Mannatech, Incorporated

IRVINE, Calif.--CareerBliss Happiest Retail Employers for 2016: Nordstrom Heads into Black Friday as the Retailer with the Happiest Employees This Holiday Source: CareerBliss

CHICAGO--Groupon Launches First-ever Holiday TV Campaign––Encouraging Shoppers to “Gift the Experience” Source: Groupon

WASHINGTON--More Than Half of Consumers Have Already Started Holiday Shopping Source: National Retail Federation

CINCINNATI--Be Prepared and “Stock ‘til You Drop” Ahead of Black Friday Source: Cintas Corporation

CAMP HILL, Pa.--Rite Aid Presents Black Friday Shoppers With Lowest Offers of the Year Source: Rite Aid Corporation

OAKLAND, Calif.--Cost Plus World Market® Kicks Off Black Friday Weekend With Free Giveaways and Special In-Store and Online Savings Source: Cost Plus World Market

CHICAGO--Among the Black Friday Deals at U.S. Cellular: $500 Back on Samsung Smartphones, Free 58-Inch TV Source: U.S. Cellular

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Kicks off Black Friday Weekend with Incredible Offers at Stores Nationwide Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO--Blacklist from RiskIQ Reveals Hundreds of Potentially Malicious Black Friday Apps Source: RiskIQ

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Black Friday Shoppers Should Look For Deals on Smartphones, 4K TVs, Tablets, IHS Markit Says Source: IHS Markit

SAN BRUNO, Calif.--Walmart’s Significantly Expanded Assortment Brings More Choices for Customers and the Largest Cyber Week Event, Earlier than Ever Source: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

WASHINGTON--137.4 Million Consumers Plan to Shop Thanksgiving Weekend Source: National Retail Federation

NEW YORK--ICSC Survey: In-Store to Beat Out Online Over Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend Source: International Council of Shopping Centers

MILWAUKEE--Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Offers Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales in Chicago, Milwaukee and Lake Geneva Source: Marcus Hotels & Resorts

AUSTIN, Texas--Perk Holiday Shopping Study Reveals That Half of Consumers Will Shop With Mobile on Cyber Monday Source: Perk Inc.

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--Holiday Cheer or Holiday Horror? Radial Releases its Annual Holiday Fraud Index Showing Retailers Risk Coordinated and Sustained Fraud Losses

CHENGDU, China--Save 75% on WinX DVD Video Converter Gift Pack for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Source: WinXDVD Software, Inc.

MINNEAPOLIS--Best Buy: Five Reasons You’d be Crazy to Wait until Thanksgiving to Start Holiday Shopping Source: Best Buy

SEATTLE--Alexa, What Are Your Deals? Source: Amazon

BOSTON--Prices for Season’s Hottest Toys Can Vary as Much as 49 Percent Online Source: Profitero

FORT WORTH, Texas--First Command Reports: Black Friday Remains Popular Shopping Day for Military Families Source: First Command Financial Services

SAN JOSE, Calif.--eBay Makes the Holidays More Social, Helping Shoppers Find Perfect Presents and Achieve Their #GiftGoals Source: eBay Inc.

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Skylanders Imaginators Crowned “Must-Have” Gift This Holiday Source: Activision Publishing, Inc.

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Introduces New NOOK Tablet® 7”: The Most Affordable NOOK® Ever at Just $49.99 Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

SEATTLE--Amazon Celebrates the Launch of The Grand Tour by Offering Amazon Prime for Only $79, Plus New Grand Tour Alexa Skill Now Available for Fans Source:, Inc.

BELLEVUE, Wash.--T-Mobile Makes Magenta Friday a Thing. Black Friday, You’re On Notice.Source: T-Mobile US, Inc.

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces the Return of Its Popular Black Friday Signed Editions Offering Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

PORTLAND, Maine--CashStar Commerce Platform Powers Hundreds of Promotions for Leading Brands This Holiday Season Source: CashStar

LOS ANGELES--Retail Employee Turnover Up as Black Friday and Holiday Shopping Season Nears, According to Korn Ferry Hay Group Survey of Top U.S. Retailers Source: Korn Ferry

NEW YORK--Shop Macy’s for Big Discounts On Black Friday and Throughout Cyber WeekSource: Macy's

PARMA, Ohio--Ulta Beauty to Offer All Things Beauty at The Shoppes at Parma Source: PECO Real Estate Partners

NEW YORK--A Gift on Every Page, A Present for Every Age: Barnes & Noble Announces Its 2016 Holiday Lineup Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

SEATTLE--More than 35 Days of Black Friday Shopping on Source:, Inc.

OTTAWA, Ontario--360pi Launches Exclusive Retail Report on 2016 Holiday Toy Trends Source: 360pi

PASADENA, Calif.--Disney Store Unlocks Magical Friday Deals Two Weeks Prior to Black FridaySource: Disney Store

WOBURN, Mass.--The Black Friday Heist: Financial Phishing Increases During the Holiday Season Source: Kaspersky Lab

DALLAS--Warm Up This Winter at Omni Hotels & Resorts Source: Omni Hotels & Resorts

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.--Gate 1 Travel to Discount All Packages During Black Friday SaleSource: Gate 1 Travel

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--StreamSend: 10 Email Marketing Steps to Reach Customers On Black Friday, Cyber Monday Source: StreamSend

NEW YORK--H&M U.S. Announces Exclusive for Black Friday, an All Black Collection Source: H&M

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Gear up for the Holidays with Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals at Office Depot Source: Office Depot, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO--Old Navy to Give Away $100,000 Every Day in the Week Leading up to Black Friday as Part of the “Instant Happy” Sweepstakes Source: Old Navy

SAN FRANCISCO--Ebates Holiday Survey: It’s a Christmas Surprise! Parents Are Closeted Gamers and Teens Forego Trendy Gifts in Favor of Sweets Source: Ebates

CHENGDU, China--MacXDVD Hosts 2016 Thanksgiving Giveaway of MacX Video Converter Pro V6.0.0 First Time Ever Source: MacXDVD Software, Inc.

NEW YORK--American Express Teams up with Shaquille O’Neal and Friends to Drive Card Members to Shop Small and Earn Big Rewards Source: American Express

MINNEAPOLIS--Best Buy Black Friday Deals & Hours Announced Source: Best Buy Co., Inc.

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Walmart Unveils Black Friday 2016 Plans – Great Deals, More AvailabilitySource: Walmart Stores, Inc.

MINNEAPOLIS--Target Reveals Black Friday Deals, Stores to Open at 6 p.m. Source: Target Corporation

ORLANDO, Fla.--Last Minute Travel Offers $100 Off Hotels for Cyber Monday Source: Last Minute Travel

LONDON--UK Retailers Expecting Cracking Christmas 2016 Source: ChannelAdvisor

REDMOND, Wash.--New Nintendo 3DS System Available for Under $100 MSRP for the First Time on Black Friday Source: Nintendo

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Sam’s Club Gears Up for Holiday Shopping with Black Friday DealsSource: Sam’s Club

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Kirkland’s Offering Holiday Deals for Black Friday and Cyber MondaySource: Kirkland’s, Inc.

NEW YORK--Americans to Spread Holiday Cheer by Spending More Money and Shopping on Mobile This Year Source: American Express

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s is the First Place to Stop and Best Place to Shop for Black Friday Deals Source: Kohl’s

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--Staples Debuts Exclusive Sneak Peek of Black Friday Deals Through the Staples Mobile App Source: Staples

BEIJING--Alibaba Turns Up Excitement with 2016 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Countdown Gala Details Source: Alibaba Group

ROUND ROCK, Texas--Dell Rings in the Holidays with Steepest Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals on Biggest Inventory Ever Source: Dell

SEATTLE--Three, Two, One…Holiday! Launches Black Friday Deals Store and Curated Holiday Gift Guides Source:

OTTAWA, Ontario--360pi Releases Exclusive Holiday Insights: Puts Spotlight on Amazon, Walmart and More Source: 360pi

WASHINGTON--Retailers to Prepare for Post-Election Holiday Shopping Source: National Retail Federation

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Office Depot Offers Early Black Friday Deals in Stores and at on Great Gear and Gifts Source: Office Depot, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Adobe Predicts Record $91 Billion in Sales This Holiday Season Source: Adobe

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Walmart Unveils Holiday Plans: Invests in Pickup, Introduces Holiday Helpers Source: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

CAMPBELL, Announces 2016 Black Friday Predictions for Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Amazon, and Other Top Retailers Source:

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Binge-Watching, Big Buys and Bed: PayPal Predicts New Holiday Shopping Trends Source: PayPal

MINNEAPOLIS--Target Unveils Holiday 2016 Plans, Including More Ways for Guests to Save All Season Long Source: Target Corporation

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--Is Black Friday “Over?” JDA Survey Reveals Half of Consumers Are Not Planning to Shop Black Friday This Holiday Season Source: JDA Software Group, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO--Black Friday is Dead, Long Live Black Friday: InfoScout’s Top Predictions for the Holiday Shopping Season Source: InfoScout

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--ChannelAdvisor Survey Finds that Success of the Holiday Season Will Make or Break the Year for Majority of Online Retailers Source: ChannelAdvisor

CUPERTINO, Calif. & BEAVERTON, Ore.--Apple Watch Nike+, The Perfect Running Partner, Arrives Friday, October 28 Source: Apple Inc.

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Release Summary

Recap of stories on Business Wire related to Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2016.


Business Wire, New York
Mike Maguire, +1 212-752-9600