Holiday Shopping
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Small NC retailers seeking shoppers on Saturday
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 9:54am.

A Forsyth County goat dairy, a Winston-Salem book publisher and a Charlotte lawn sign company are among the North Carolina companies holding special events or offering unexpected discounts to draw shoppers on Small Business Saturday.

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Black Friday offers special deal for music lovers
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 4:20pm.

videoRecord Store Day may be a hidden gem among the Black Friday doorbusters, but you won't find it at those big box stores. Smaller shops like Gravity Records on Castle Street in Wilmington will feature limited edition music that will only be on the shelves Friday.

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Biggest StarNews of the year arrives tomorrow
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 4:13pm.

videoThe biggest newspaper of the year hits your doorstep and newstands around the Cape Fear. The StarNews Thanksgiving Day edition features coupons and catalogs to help with the busy holiday shopping season that officially kicks off tomorrow.

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Big Gals say narrow focus a key for small biz to compete
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 5:08pm.

videoSmall Business Saturday is a chance for local stores to go up against the big box stores that get packed on Black Friday. We swung by Big Gals Boutique on S. Kerr Ave. in Wilmington to see how they are preparing for the holiday shopping season.

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First ever Holiday Market supports Kure Beach
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:59pm.

video'Tis the season...to go shopping. At least that's what lots of people did this weekend at Ocean Front Park for Kure Beach's first ever Holiday Market.

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A change in venue for holiday vendors
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:20pm.

videoVendors enjoyed a different venue this Saturday at the Hampstead Women's Club Building. The club held a holiday craft fair that brings in artists from all over to one location.

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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Holiday Flea at BAC
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 8:13pm.

videoThe Brooklyn Arts Center in Downtown Wilmington is the place to find plenty of holiday goodies this weekend, whether it's shopping for just yourself or for friends and family.

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Happening This Weekend: 3rd Annual Pleasure Island Shopping Spree
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 7:15am.

videoHappening this weekend you can shop till you drop at the third annual Pleasure Island Shopping Spree. More than a dozen shops, restaurants and cafes will take part with special discounts, raffles and a party on Sunday to announce winners of awards.

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How are fiscal cliff talks affecting your spending?
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 11:15pm.

videoWith legislators deadlocked as usual, many are worried about a fall over the fiscal cliff. But that's in Washington. What about here at home? We went out to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting Christmas in our town.

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Shopping small puts big bucks into economy
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 11/24/2012 - 4:10pm.

video This weekend kicked off “Small Business Saturday,” a nation-wide push for the support of Mom and Pop stores. In Wilmington, a few small shops felt the effects of the campaign. They say there was a theme to all the madness.

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