Black Friday: Retailers pull out all stops to lure shoppers
Judy Sapir, of Courtney’s Hallmark in Destrehan, said that Black Friday is always a big day for her business. This year, the store is offering 50 percent off sales on select shoes and boots, while also taking 50-75 percent off of select clothes and handbags.
Additionally, Courtney’s will have a jewelry set sale. Residents can get one set of jewelry for $10, two for $18 and three sets for $26.
By shopping locally at Courtney’s, Sapir said residents can “avoid the crowds, shop in peace and get great customer service.”
“We are always busy on Black Friday, especially in the morning when people are heading out to the malls and in the evening when they get back,” she said.
It’s All About You in Boutte also has some major sales taking place. All furniture in the store is 40 percent off, while the rest of the merchandise will be 25 percent off with a few exceptions.
And at It’s All About You residents get two days to save.
“Our sale will take place on both Friday and Saturday,” Jennifer Dotson, of It’s All About You, said. “We are expecting it to be really busy. Black Friday is usually a good day for us.”
The Basketry, in Luling, goes all out when celebrating Black Friday. The store opens at 6 a.m. and a limo give-a-way is planned for 8 a.m. The winner of the limo give-a-way will be driven around on an all day excursion with friends.
Benny Grunch also performs live at 1 p.m. and the store has several specials planned, including a promotion where shoppers can get 25 percent off everything they can fit into a fleur de lis JAM tote bag, which they must first purchase.
“This is definitely one of our biggest days and it’s really an all-day event,” Kristi Brocato, the store’s owner, said. “It’s just fun and it gives customers a reason to stick around without the pressure of buying something.”
Maison Décor, based in Boutte, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and will have savings up to 50 percent on select merchandise. The store sells home décor, has a selection of more than 800 fountains and is the largest independent retailer of Yankee Candles in the Greater New Orleans area.
Owner Shane Matherne said that his store’s variety of items always surprises customers.
“Black Friday has always been a very good day for us,” Matherne said. “We miss out on the early shoppers, who all head to big box retailers, but we get them when they get home and have been shopping since 4 a.m.”
Maison Décor will open at 8 a.m.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Lady Tigers, Wildcats place 12 on
All-District 1st Team, 2 on 2nd Team...
Although Randall “Randy” Harvey had an idea he might be named Destrehan High School...
Domestic violence cases have more than doubled in St. Charles Parish this year,...
A St. Rose man has received a mandatory sentence of life in prison for the 2012...
The best defensive safety in NFL history is how six-time Pro Bowl selected Raven’s...
Tigers, Wildcats place 20 on All-District Team...
Total Choice FCU, Your 1st choice for financial success!
DHS grad’s doodles outline dream to becoming a successful designer - 1398 views
Wayland Charles is devoutly set on pursuing his dream – to design shoes and clothing.