A SECOND OPINION: Christmastime and New Year

A SECOND OPINION: Christmastime and New Year »

17 Dec, 2023
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"Christmas cards are being written to old friends. It is a time of excitement and tasks to be done. One wonders if there will be time for it all before the Big Day. And as Christmastime turns into New Year’s we think about the possibilities of 2024."

BLACK FRIDAY or VIERNES NEGRO?

BLACK FRIDAY or VIERNES NEGRO? »

21 Nov, 2022
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Is Spain getting jaded about Black Friday so soon? There was a time, not so long ago, when embracing Good Friday was some sort of a mark of the cosmopolitan. Or at least a mark of someone who was open to new ideas.

BLACK-TO-BLACK SALE: AN INVITE TO THE FREEDOM TO SPLURGE

BLACK-TO-BLACK SALE: AN INVITE TO THE FREEDOM TO SPLURGE »

26 Nov, 2021
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Black Friday is no longer a “day”. It has been extended to at least a few days. Many Spanish retailers are announcing that they’ll be on “Black” till the 28th which is the Sunday that closes the week of Black Friday. The longer Black Friday lasts, the better for the establishments that have suffered from the brutal lockdowns. Whether or not the shoppers’ billfolds could stand the extension is another matter altogether.

AMAZON POP-UP AT THE CALLAO CITY LIGHTS USHERS IN THE HOLIDAY-SEASON BINGE!

AMAZON POP-UP AT THE CALLAO CITY LIGHTS USHERS IN THE HOLIDAY-SEASON BINGE! »

27 Nov, 2019
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Amazon swears it’s its BEST BLACK FRIDAY in Spain yet. It’s at the Callao City Lights in the nation’s capital. What’s in store for you apart from all the stuff that you might want to splurge on during these four-day event? Free manicure, can you beat that? Free others: Concerts, tomarse algo at the bar, taste-test different varies of café L’Or, get cartooned by a Hawkers caricaturist, snap your photo at the MeliaRewards, workshops for the whole family. . .

BLACK FRIDAY IS ON & CYBER MONDAY IS LOOMING. ARE YOU READY?

BLACK FRIDAY IS ON & CYBER MONDAY IS LOOMING. ARE YOU READY? »

17 Nov, 2018
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It’s the run-up week to Black Friday and some brands aren’t waiting till the Day is here at last. For these early birds, it’s actually BLACK FRIDAY WEEK, starting on the 19th of November this 2018. Others aren’t content with a paltry week. Black Friday is the THE WHOLE MONTH OF NOVEMBER affair! Whatever the date and the period, keep your eyes peeled for exciting bargains!

STATESIDE STORIES: It’s the Shopping Season! »

6 Dec, 2014
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Some towns in the States celebrate Christmas all year ’round, selling ornaments and decorations any time. Some people never take their Christmas lights, they are so enamored of Christmastime.