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Holiday Shopping in Santa Monica

SM Daily Press:  From electronics and jewelry to apparel and toys, holiday gift hunting can get crazy.

Through the trend setting stores on Main street, to the high end boutiques on Montana. All the way through the rural streets of Pico heading your way to the iconic Third St Promenade in Downtown, there is plenty of shopping in Santa Monica.

“Even as Black Friday has stretched into a long weekend of promotions, the day itself continues to dominate. In Holiday 2015, Black Friday had the highest sales revenue..." (read more)





Record Black Friday: So, Who Really Wins?

SM Mirror, Steve Stajich:  Congratulations, everybody. We had yet another record Black Friday. The number of people busting doors for “Door Buster!” values was up 9 percent from last year. Total spending over the four-day family holiday intended for thanking God for blessings hit $59.1 billion, producing a 13 percent increase over last year and strong evidence that toys heavily advertised to children can still pull a long train even in this economy. 

On average, shoppers shelled-out $ 423 each....To read the full article > > >