Tag: black friday
Jimmy Patronis Warns of Black Friday Scams
As Floridians begin their search for holiday shopping deals this week, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis warned consumers to beware of potential scams surrounding Black Friday and offers four tips to avoid becoming a victim of fraud or identity theft.
News From Around Florida
Florida families have high credit card debt, more Americans are shopping online, and millions of seniors are still working past the age of 65.
Avoiding Scams this Holiday Season
Florida officials are warning that scammers are out in force during the holiday shopping season and are warning shoppers as they ready to hit the stores and go online.
Floridians Plan to Spend the Week Holiday Shopping
On Friday, AAA released its Consumer Pulse Survey which showed that half of those surveyed--50 percent--of Floridians plan to spend Black Friday shopping while 45 percent plan to shop online come Cyber Monday. Almost a quarter of Floridians--22 percent--plan to shop on Thanksgiving on Thursday.
Companies in Florida Offering Major Perks for Holiday Seasonal Hiring
While we still have two months until Black Friday, retailers are already planning ahead for the staffing for the holiday season.