Local retailers welcome Black Friday crowds
November 24, 2018
By RICHARD JENKINS
While many larger stores started offering their bargains Thursday night, several local retailers reported successful Black Friday sales.
“We were slammed starting at 8 a.m., and this is probably the first time it’s let up,” Hobby Wheel owner Eric Fitting said at around 3 p.m.
Fitting said it was probably the best Black Friday the store has seen in 15 years, which he attributed to not only a healthy economy, but also the recent snowstorms.
“Anytime we have snow, it seems like business picks up,” Fitting said.
Given Friday’s success,...