Black Friday online sales hit all-time high of $9 billion

Black Friday online sales hit all-time high of  billion

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — It appears people went on a shopping spree this weekend and didn’t hold back. Black Friday online sales hit an all-time high of $9 billion. And there were also plenty of people shopping in person. “I think we’re probably still seeing a lot of that pent up demand from the frustrations … Read more

China protests could usher in ‘more authoritarian’ Xi era, analyst says

China protests could usher in ‘more authoritarian’ Xi era, analyst says

Police form a cordon during a protest against Chinas strict zero COVID measures on November 27, 2022 in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images The eruption over the weekend of protests in China could mark the start of a “more authoritarian” era in President Xi Jinping’s rule, one analyst warned … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, November 28

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, November 28

Traders on the floor of the NYSE Source: NYSE Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Eyes on China and data Markets face a new test this week after protests broke out across China (more on this below). The unrest, driven by rage over the Chinese … Read more

WA Premier Mark McGowan warns recession is coming next year

WA Premier Mark McGowan warns recession is coming next year

West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has warned a recession is coming next year after previously only flagging it was a risk. His comments came while fielding questions from reporters about an ongoing pay dispute with striking nurses, reiterating that the current deal on offer was generous. “We expect a recession is coming next year,” Mr … Read more

Climate Council report finds Queensland bears highest cost of climate disasters in Australia

Climate Council report finds Queensland bears highest cost of climate disasters in Australia

Queensland suffered more economic damage from extreme weather disasters than any other state or territory, and more extreme weather is on the way. Key points: Disasters have cost Queensland about $30 billion since the 1970s The former QFES commissioner says the disaster management system is under pressure Public infrastructure damage in south-east Queensland has cost $492 … Read more

Black Friday online sales top $9 billion in new record

Black Friday online sales top  billion in new record

Black Friday shoppers wait to enter the Coach store at the Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 25, 2022. Seth Herald | AFP | Getty Images Consumers spent a record $9.12 billion online shopping during Black Friday this year, according to Adobe, which tracks sales on retailers’ websites. Overall online sales for the … Read more

BTS Members Are Joining The Military — Here's How Much It Will Cost South Korea's Economy – CNBC

BTS Members Are Joining The Military — Here's How Much It Will Cost South Korea's Economy – CNBC

BTS Members Are Joining The Military — Here’s How Much It Will Cost South Korea’s Economy  CNBC

Amazon workers stage walkouts, protests on Black Friday | News

Amazon workers stage walkouts, protests on Black Friday | News

Amazon employees and their supporters have rallied in dozens of countries to protest against the retail giant’s labour policies, according to campaigners. From Germany and France to the United States, from India to Japan and the United Kingdom, Amazon’s employees downed their tools or joined marches on Friday demanding better working conditions and fair wages. … Read more

Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation. Due to elevated prices for food, rent, gasoline and other essentials, many people were reluctant to spend unless there was … Read more

Yellowknife’s Book Cellar issues Black Friday appeal

Yellowknife’s Book Cellar issues Black Friday appeal

Published: November 25, 2022 at 8:20am Ollie WilliamsNovember 25, 2022 The Yellowknife Book Cellar has been around for 40 years. Emelie Peacock/Cabin Radio Yellowknife’s book store has published a Black Friday appeal for residents to buy locally rather than head to major online retailers. Black Friday falls on November 25 this year, having originated as … Read more