Shoppers lured by black friday deals but choose to shop local saturday – naperville sun

While the morning crowd was a little light, merchants hoped the mild temperatures would mean lots of foot traffic Saturday afternoon and through the weekend.

Todd Tietz, manager of Two Bostons Pet Boutique in downtown Naperville, said it was not unexpected that shoppers might be trickling in rather than rushing given that so many were probably lured out early the day by Black Friday deals.

“A lot of people got up at four or five in the morning yesterday, but over the years, I’ve seen a lot more relaxed atmosphere on Small Business Saturday and there are often a lot more families out,” Tietz said.


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“I’m now in the proper mental state for a day of shopping,” Piasecki said. Bikram yoga boston “I make a deliberate effort to go out today and start hitting my Christmas list. Yoga nidra text zum vorlesen I didn’t do Black Friday and deliberately waited for today.”

“I work in (Naperville School) District 203 and Anderson’s has been an amazing resource for schools throughout the area,” she said. Bikram yoga adelaide norwood “They are important not only as a local retailer, but because of the way they support the local schools and foster literacy.”

Alexander and Tricia Chung, of Peru, Ill., made a stop in at the downtown Apple store to have a problem with their phone looked at before heading to the Naperville Running Company. Prenatal yoga poses for lower back pain As a farmer, Alexander Chung said he understands the importance of small businesses.

“I’m all for it. Restorative yoga poses sequences Without local businesses and supporting them, towns die,” he said. Shilpa yoga in tamil “I like the fact that shopping at the mom-and-pop shops is more interactive and they get to know you one on one.”

“I work as a receptionist in an eye care clinic that is run by a husband and wife, so I definitely get what small businesses are all about,” Tricia Chung added. Hot box yoga kelowna “I agree that there is a lot more personal connection.”

Kelly Herkert, of Plainfield, and her husband Brian opened a new sandwich shop, Everdine’s, in downtown Naperville a little more than a week ago and are happy to be part of the local small business community.

“We feel awesome about it and feel that Naperville could use more mom-and-pop stores like this one,” Kelly Herkert said. Yoga for back pain adriene “When we were both growing up here in Naperville, there were more family-owned restaurants, like Washington Square that was here forever. Poem on yoga in english Places like ours often give kids their first work experience.”

If Small Business Saturday was for those seeking a calm and relaxing shopping experience, the frenzy of Black Friday at the Fox Valley Mall in Aurora and the big box stores along Route 59 was the polar opposite.

Plainfield resident Brenda Walsh, for example, said she could have spent the day after Thanksgiving sleeping off the previous day’s big meal or relaxing at home in her slippers, but there was work to be done at the Fox Valley Mall in Aurora.

“I have two twin daughters and their birthday is Saturday, so we started shopping on Black Friday for their birthday about four years ago, even though I never did it before,” Walsh said.

While online shopping for the holidays continues to grow and many stores have started offering pre-Thanksgiving deals, stores along the Route 59 corridor still had plenty of bargain-hunters queuing up before sunrise Friday morning.

The line at the Best Buy store just south of the Fox Valley Mall started gathering before 5 a.m. Shanti yoga new orleans even though the store was not scheduled to open until 8 a.m., said Melissa Naberhaus of Syracuse, N.Y., who elected to bring a blanket and sit on the concrete for nearly three hours to buy her parents a television.

“If it was about 10 degrees colder, I might not do this,” Naberhaus said. Types of yoga breathing techniques “Normally, I’m not a Black Friday shopper, but this is a door buster and my parents want a TV.”

“I’m looking to upgrade as I’m getting a new apartment,” Durham said. Yoga and pregnancy poses to avoid “I read about the TV last night in the paper and decided to get up this morning and get in line.”

Things were a bit slower at the Fox Valley Mall, but it, too, had its share of early morning shoppers looking for bargains only available to the early birds.

“We were basically ignored while the Cubs were in the playoffs as everyone was out partying and drinking, but now our numbers are really starting to explode,” Ristich said. My yoga center yerevan “We do 60 percent of our sales for the year during the holidays, and we’ve already sold out of some of our jewelry lines.”

“Unlike some people, I’ve been working at night and haven’t gone to bed yet,” said Skalak, a nurse at Oak Crest Retirement Center in DeKalb. How to yoga headstand “I had people who cooked and fed me yesterday, and then I went off to work.”

While the morning crowd was a little light, merchants hoped the mild temperatures would mean lots of foot traffic Saturday afternoon and through the weekend.

Todd Tietz, manager of Two Bostons Pet Boutique in downtown Naperville, said it was not unexpected that shoppers might be trickling in rather than rushing given that so many were probably lured out early the day by Black Friday deals.

“A lot of people got up at four or five in the morning yesterday, but over the years, I’ve seen a lot more relaxed atmosphere on Small Business Saturday and there are often a lot more families out,” Tietz said. North shore yoga evanston “There’s no super rush to get the $50 TV, and it’s just a lot more casual.”

“I’m now in the proper mental state for a day of shopping,” Piasecki said. Yoga institute clear lake “I make a deliberate effort to go out today and start hitting my Christmas list. Yoga poses for lower back pain pregnancy I didn’t do Black Friday and deliberately waited for today.”

“I work in (Naperville School) District 203 and Anderson’s has been an amazing resource for schools throughout the area,” she said. Sumits yoga kc “They are important not only as a local retailer, but because of the way they support the local schools and foster literacy.”

Alexander and Tricia Chung, of Peru, Ill., made a stop in at the downtown Apple store to have a problem with their phone looked at before heading to the Naperville Running Company. Kripalu yoga near me As a farmer, Alexander Chung said he understands the importance of small businesses.

“I’m all for it. Sun dog yoga tampa Without local businesses and supporting them, towns die,” he said. Kundalini yoga music youtube “I like the fact that shopping at the mom-and-pop shops is more interactive and they get to know you one on one.”

“I work as a receptionist in an eye care clinic that is run by a husband and wife, so I definitely get what small businesses are all about,” Tricia Chung added. Yoga exercises for weight loss at home in urdu “I agree that there is a lot more personal connection.”

Kelly Herkert, of Plainfield, and her husband Brian opened a new sandwich shop, Everdine’s, in downtown Naperville a little more than a week ago and are happy to be part of the local small business community.

“We feel awesome about it and feel that Naperville could use more mom-and-pop stores like this one,” Kelly Herkert said. Yoga studios in las vegas “When we were both growing up here in Naperville, there were more family-owned restaurants, like Washington Square that was here forever. Sangha yoga collective Places like ours often give kids their first work experience.”

If Small Business Saturday was for those seeking a calm and relaxing shopping experience, the frenzy of Black Friday at the Fox Valley Mall in Aurora and the big box stores along Route 59 was the polar opposite.

Plainfield resident Brenda Walsh, for example, said she could have spent the day after Thanksgiving sleeping off the previous day’s big meal or relaxing at home in her slippers, but there was work to be done at the Fox Valley Mall in Aurora.

“I have two twin daughters and their birthday is Saturday, so we started shopping on Black Friday for their birthday about four years ago, even though I never did it before,” Walsh said.

While online shopping for the holidays continues to grow and many stores have started offering pre-Thanksgiving deals, stores along the Route 59 corridor still had plenty of bargain-hunters queuing up before sunrise Friday morning.

The line at the Best Buy store just south of the Fox Valley Mall started gathering before 5 a.m. Yoga tree potrero even though the store was not scheduled to open until 8 a.m., said Melissa Naberhaus of Syracuse, N.Y., who elected to bring a blanket and sit on the concrete for nearly three hours to buy her parents a television.

“If it was about 10 degrees colder, I might not do this,” Naberhaus said. Therapeutic yoga for sciatica “Normally, I’m not a Black Friday shopper, but this is a door buster and my parents want a TV.”

“I’m looking to upgrade as I’m getting a new apartment,” Durham said. Importance of yoga and meditation in hindi “I read about the TV last night in the paper and decided to get up this morning and get in line.”

Things were a bit slower at the Fox Valley Mall, but it, too, had its share of early morning shoppers looking for bargains only available to the early birds.

“We were basically ignored while the Cubs were in the playoffs as everyone was out partying and drinking, but now our numbers are really starting to explode,” Ristich said. Golden bridge yoga santa monica “We do 60 percent of our sales for the year during the holidays, and we’ve already sold out of some of our jewelry lines.”

“Unlike some people, I’ve been working at night and haven’t gone to bed yet,” said Skalak, a nurse at Oak Crest Retirement Center in DeKalb. Bikram yoga benefits of each pose “I had people who cooked and fed me yesterday, and then I went off to work.”

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