Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online
Black Friday shoppers wear face masks as the leave Saks Fifth Avenue flagships store empty handed, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in New York. Crowds at stores were dramatically diminished as shoppers shifted online. Black Friday is projected to generate $10 billion in online sales, a 39% bump from the year ago period, according to Adobe. And Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, will remain the biggest online shopping day of the year with $12.7 billion in sales, a 35% jump. At a popular shopping area in St. Petersburg, Florida, several storefronts were empty, and the only line was at a plasma donation center.
Couple Gets Rent Money Back After Teen Finds $1,200 In Parking Lot
An honest grocery store worker helped a Michigan family stay in their home, returning an envelope filled with cash he found in the parking lot. Mitchell brought the money and an envelope with a couples name on it to Willie Thomas, who was working at the customer service desk. A worker at the Commerce Township Kroger made a discovery in the parking lot that led to an emotional thank you from a local couple. Amanda and Terry Grover said they had brought the cash to the store to purchase money orders to pay their rent, due that very day. Thats why I returned the money, Mitchell said.detroit.cbslocal.com