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6 tips for a painless return flight home after the holidays

Holiday travel can be stressful, but a little bit of preparation can make trips easier. A lot of people focus on the outbound part of the trip, but flying home can be even more hectic, with bigger crowds and longer lines. In fact, more Americans are expected to fly the […]
6 tips for a painless return flight home after the holidays
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Most Americans want stores to stay closed on Thanksgiving, except for Gen Z

The question of whether stores should be open or closed on Thanksgiving is a divisive one. At least 25 major retailers including Costco and Lowe’s will stay closed on Thanksgiving this year. Business Insider teamed with global technology company Morning Consult to conduct a nationwide survey of 2,300 American adults. […]
Most Americans want stores to stay closed on Thanksgiving, except for Gen Z
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Lowe’s is once again stretching its holiday deals beyond Black Friday

Lowe’s is ditching the traditional Black Friday playbook this year. The home-improvement retailer will offer deals on merchandise from Friday, November 29 to Wednesday, December 4. Lowe’s will still seek to entice Black Friday shoppers with a lucrative sweepstakes for a $US500 in-store gift card. Sign up for Business Insider’s […]
Lowe’s is once again stretching its holiday deals beyond Black Friday
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Macy’s is opening its doors to Black Friday shoppers on Thanksgiving

Macy’s will start its Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving. The department store will be open between the hours of 5 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Thursday, November 28. This is the fourth year in a row that Macy’s has opened during the holiday. Sign up for Business Insider’s retail newsletter, […]
Macy’s is opening its doors to Black Friday shoppers on Thanksgiving
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Charts reveal how the internet has changed Black Friday forever

With just two weeks until Thanksgiving, Business Insider teamed with global technology company Morning Consult to conduct a nationwide survey of American shopping habits during the holiday season. We analysed responses from more than 2,300 adults across household income brackets, political ideologies, gender, race, and age to learn more about […]
Charts reveal how the internet has changed Black Friday forever
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20 restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to come together and overeat with your loved ones. But if you’re dreading the prospect of preparing a feast, keep in mind that there will be restaurants open on Turkey Day. So if you’re in a pinch this year, know that you have other options. Sign […]
20 restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving
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Here are the 10 tech gadgets to buy in 2019, according to Oprah

Every year, Oprah releases a list of her favourite things, including tech gadgets. This year’s list includes the Apple Watch Series 5 and Powerbeats Pro, plus some under-the-radar items. Here are the 10 tech gadgets Oprah recommends for 2019. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It’s November, which means […]
Here are the 10 tech gadgets to buy in 2019, according to Oprah
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Experts say these toys will be flying off the shelves this holiday season

Adobe Analytics released its 2019 holiday shopping forecast on Tuesday, an annual report that predicts shopping and gifting trends leading into the holiday season. The report identified six toys that are expected to fly off shelves, including Owleez and Blume Dolls. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The holiday […]
Experts say these toys will be flying off the shelves this holiday season
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The 8 best YouTube cooking channels to get ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. It’s just the first of several food-related holidays in the not-so-distant future. Don’t panic! YouTube is full of great cooking channels that will prepare you for the next few months – and maybe for the rest of your life. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
The 8 best YouTube cooking channels to get ready for Thanksgiving
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Walmart is kicking off Black Friday-style sales this week and touting free, next-day delivery as it gears up for a record-short holiday shopping season

Walmart will kick off holiday sales at midnight on Friday, which is about a week earlier than it launched these sales last year. This year marks Walmart’s first holiday season offering free, next-day delivery. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Walmart is launching its holiday sales earlier than ever […]
Walmart is kicking off Black Friday-style sales this week and touting free, next-day delivery as it gears up for a record-short holiday shopping season
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A Champagne vending machine, a $2,100 cigar collection, and a 007 Aston Martin: Here are the over-the-top gifts on Neiman Marcus’ gift guide for the ultra-wealthy

Neiman Marcus unveiled its 2019 Christmas Book, a curated collection of 800 holiday gift ideas, including eight ultra-luxe “Fantasy Gifts” with price tags that hit upwards of $US700,000. This year marks the 60th anniversary of Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gifts, which include hands-on excursions like customising your own pair of Christian […]
A Champagne vending machine, a $2,100 cigar collection, and a 007 Aston Martin: Here are the over-the-top gifts on Neiman Marcus’ gift guide for the ultra-wealthy
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The hottest holiday trend this year may be thrift store gifts

American consumers are increasingly interested in giving and receiving thrifted gifts for the holidays, according to Accenture’s annual holiday shopping survey. The study found that more than half of respondents said they would consider gifting second-hand presents, while 56% said they would welcome thrifted gifts, the Wall Street Journal reported. […]
The hottest holiday trend this year may be thrift store gifts
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Target says these will be the 32 toys every kid wants this holiday season

Target has unleashed its “Bullseye’s Top Toys” list for 2019. The retailer’s list names the “most-anticipated toys” of the year. Some of the toys are exclusive to Target. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Target is looking to hit a bullseye with its toy selection this holiday season. […]
Target says these will be the 32 toys every kid wants this holiday season
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Walmart says these will be the 48 toys every kid wants this holiday season

Walmart just unleashed its list of top-rated toys for 2019. The international retailer released a list of 48 different toys, as chosen by kids. Some of the toys are exclusive to Walmart. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . The holidays may seem far away, but you’ll be scrambling […]
Walmart says these will be the 48 toys every kid wants this holiday season
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7 secrets about Washington, DC landmarks you probably didn’t know

Washington, DC is home to America’s most historical landmarks. These landmarks attract thousands of visitors, but also have secrets and interesting backstories. A hidden crypt, a “whispering gallery,” and moon rocks can be found in DC. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video. […]
7 secrets about Washington, DC landmarks you probably didn’t know