No Shop On Thanksgiving Pledge

No Shop On Thanksgiving

A couple of years ago, I posted the following status to Facebook: “Anyone going “Black Friday” shopping on Thanksgiving Thursday will be judged harshly. You’re part of the problem. Your family & the family of those employees is more important than a $10 DVD player.” That status led to a slew of comments which I recapped here: Black Friday Shopping On Thanksgiving… Please Don’t. As we’re getting toward that time of year again I feel compelled … Continue reading

Black Friday Shopping On Thanksgiving… Please Don’t

Black Friday Women

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know Black Friday is the Friday following Thanksgiving Day.  It’s often thought of as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season, though in reality we’ve been slammed with Christmas sales since well before Halloween.  In the last few years we’ve seen a very disturbing trend where most major retailers have opened extremely early and offered Black Friday deals to kick start the holidays.  This really pisses me off. … Continue reading

Dear Best Buy… This Is Why You’re Failing

Best Buy Customer Service Fail

Unfortunately, this is going to be the first in a series of rants that will be coming to 406.  I’ve had a few unfortunate experiences recently that I simply have to get off my chest.  In today’s day of social media, blogs, etc. this is, in my humble opinion, by far the best way to deal with poor service.  Please note that I’m not always bitter… I try very hard to also share GOOD experiences … Continue reading