WEB EXTRA: Black Friday Guide

Updated: 11/29/2013 5:03 AM
Created: 11/25/2013 9:16 AM
By: Jennie Olson

Black Friday shopping is here -- are you braving the crowds to score the best deals?

Whatever your plans are, we've compiled some resources to help you save time, money and energy this week:

  • The U.S. Public Interest Research Group analyzed 50 toys for its 28th annual “Trouble in Toyland” report.
  • Jessica Meyers from the Minnesota School of Business breaks down the holiday shopping trends of 2013, including how people are shopping, the best time to shop, ways to save money and the gifts that are driving everyone to the stores on Black Friday. Watch the web extra interview here.
  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a report that includes updated statistics on toy-related injuries and deaths for children under the age of 15. The report also shows which types of toys are most likely to be involved in these incidents.

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