Posts tagged Christmas

Open on Thanksgiving? ‘Over my dead body,’ Erie merchant says

   November 26, 2013 12:02 pm    0

It’s not lost on local merchants that national retailers plan to get a head start on the holiday shopping season by opening as early as 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. It’s fair to say most of them aren’t impressed. “I think it’s terrible,” said Vivian Pietrzak, owner of Serendipity Emporium in Waterford. “Never, never will I…


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Bargain shopping at the Vatican’s duty-free department store

   December 24, 2012 9:13 am    0

Anyone left on your Christmas list just aching for a 65-inch Samsung 3D flat-screen television? Just your luck. The Vatican’s duty-free department store has one on sale for (euro) 2,899 ($3,840) — a nifty savings over the (euro) 3,799 ($5,032) it costs at Italy’s main electronics chain Euronics. Or how about some new luggage for…


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