Best Buy joins Walmart, Target in closing Thanksgiving Day

Customers shop for electronics items during ‘Black Friday’ at a Best Buy store. Sandy Huffaker | Getty Images Shoppers who want to snag a deal on a giant TV or laptop after their Thanksgiving meal will have one fewer store to visit this year. Best Buy said...

ESPN’s MLB Opening Day games draws average of 4 million viewers

People watch the game on television at Atlas Brew Works – Street Brewery and Tap Room during the home opener of the Washington Nationals against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Salwan Georges | The...

Black-owned businesses report boost in sales on Blackout Day

Michael De Los Santos saw a big boost in sales on Blackout Day as consumers supported his BBQ sauce business. Source: Michael De Los Santos As activists and allies spread the word about Blackout Day, some Black-owned businesses said they saw a boost in support. The...

Blackout Day looks to tap the rising power of the Black consumer

A shopper walks with bags of purchases. Pedestrian and vehicular traffic have noticeably increased as businesses mark the next phase of reopening the economy today in New York City. John Lamparski | SOPA Images | Getty Images Black American consumers are hoping to...

U.S. reports a record 50,000 new cases in a day

California, Michigan and New York City became the latest areas on Wednesday to pause some aspects of their reopening efforts as new cases spike across the country. Amid the surge, President Donald Trump said he’s “all for masks,” but he doesn’t...