Kohl’s Kicks Off Holiday With First Look At Black Friday Deals

  • Kohl’s to open at 5 p.m.* on Thanksgiving and offer thousands of Black Friday doorbusters and deals
  • Customer-favorite $15 for $50 Kohl’s Cash — a value found only at Kohl’s — is back on the week of Black Friday
  • Santa is back at Kohl’s and earlier than ever — and new this year he’s bringing kids surprise gifts from top toy brands

Kohl’s is kicking off the holidays with a first look at itsBlack Friday Ad filled with thousands of Black Friday doorbusters and deals on the season’s most sought-after gifts — from top electronics and the hottest new gifts in toys to dazzling jewelry and great apparel for the entire family. Kohl’s stores will open at 5 p.m.* local time on Thanksgiving Day, but for those customers looking to get a jumpstart on their holiday shopping Kohl’s is offering pre-Black Friday deals, with new deals each day. To top it off, Santa is headed back to Kohl’s on select Sundays throughout November and December and he’s bringing free surprises*** for all the children he welcomes to the stores this year.

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We know Black Friday shopping is a tradition for so many of our customers, and we’re thrilled to announce an amazing lineup of Black Friday deals and doorbusters as families begin preparing for the holiday season,” said Greg Revelle, Kohl’s chief marketing officer. “Customers will find more deals than ever before leading up to the Black Friday shopping event, and we encourage customers to continue checking back in store and on Kohls.com for additional deals and surprise sales throughout the month.”

Black Friday Deals: Monday, Nov. 25 to Friday, Nov. 29

Beginning Monday, Nov. 25, Kohl’s customers will find thousands of incredible deals all week long leading up to Black Friday. And back by popular demand, customers will receive $15 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent in stores and online at Kohls.com the entire week. Kohl’s Cash can be earned on all purchases, including the hottest gifts in toys, electronics and top national brands. Black Friday Deals include:

  • $279.99 KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer model KSM150PS. Offers and coupons do not apply. Earn $75 in Kohl’s Cash
  • $152.99 with 15% off coupon** Ninja Foodi digital air fryer oven with 13×13″ sheet pan. Earn $45 in Kohl’s Cash
  • $59.49 with 15% off coupon** Power smokeless grill. Earn $15 in Kohl’s Cash
  • $40.99 with 15% off coupon** and after $10 mail-in rebate American Tourister Burst Max and Skyway Oasis 3.0 luggage collections. Earn $15 in Kohl’s Cash
  • $39.99 Victrola Bluetooth 3-speed suitcase turntable. Offers and coupons do not apply.
  • $33.99 with 15% off coupon** Alta Vida reversible faux mink and microfiber 12-lb. weighted blanket.
  • $49.99 Step2 Modern Cook kitchen set. Offers and coupons do not apply. Earn $15 in Kohl’s Cash
  • 30% off LEGO sets. Select styles. Offers and coupons do not apply.
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Tech-savvy Holiday Shopping Starts Early with Samsara Smart Luggage Launching Black Friday Sale Now

Samsara Ushers In The Holiday Season With A Special Black Friday-Style Sale Just In Time For The High Travel And Consumer Shopping Season.

Samsara is ushering in the Holiday season early by offering its smart carry-on suitcase at its lowest price of the year starting now. This highly anticipated Black Friday-style deal will run throughout the holiday season to give shoppers a chance to gift themselves in time for the high travel holiday season or start their holiday shopping without the crowds and long lines.

Samsara Holiday Shopping

Samsara is a leading travel and lifestyle brand that supplies innovative smart luggage to the global marketplace, building brand value for its customers by combining cutting edge technology with unmatched quality and innovative design.

We know this is the time many consumers book their holiday travel and we want to be sure to offer them a special price on Samsara’s smart carry-on suitcase to get them ready,” says Atara Dzikowski, CEO of Samsara Luggage. “Kicking off the holiday shopping season with the best deal of the year allows holiday shoppers to both gift themselves and a special someone a suitcase that offers unmatched tech features that keeps you secure and safe during seasonal travel and beyond.

Samsara’s smart carry-on suitcase is currently priced for the holiday season at a reduced price of $449, a 30% reduction from the $690 retail price. In addition, shoppers will enjoy free shipping on the smart suitcase within the continental US.

Samsara’s smart carry-on suitcase was recently named by Forbes as Best Smart Luggage of 2019, calling it the “it” bag when it comes to smart luggage. Built with aviation-grade aluminum, Samsara’s smart luggage is not only durable and fireproof, but also 20% lighter than any other aluminum case on the market today. The ergonomic design allows the luggage’s flat-top surface to double as a mobile desk. Commensurate with the product’s quality, this suitcase is recyclable for our environmentally conscientious travelers.

Samsara offers customers a way to stay connected without compromising safety. The current model has a built-in power station that allows travelers to re-charge laptops and smart phones. The removable battery complies with TSA regulations allowing customers to carry-on or check-in luggage without hassle.

Samsara’s safety features are unparalleled with any smart suitcase on the market today. The Samsara phone app sends real-time notifications to customers when the suitcase is out of range or opened. Partnered with the two-separate built in combination locks, this suitcase was made to give travelers the peace of mind they want to enjoy their travels, whether for work or pleasure.

Samsara recently took its suitcases worldwide, launching a global sales initiative on Amazon. For more information visit www.samsaraluggage.com.

The National Retail Federation (NRF) recently announced that holiday retail sales are expected to increase “between 3.8 and 4.2 percent over 2018,” with an increase in online shopping by 11-14 percent. They continue to estimate that 40% of shoppers have already started shopping for the upcoming holiday season.

Nordstrom Kicks Off The Season Of Giving

The Very Best Gifts Along With Convenient Services To Make Gifting Easy, Nordstrom Is A One-Stop Holiday Destination For Customers

‘Tis the season for cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks and gift-giving, and Nordstrom is excited to offer customers the very best gifts for everyone on their list, along with services to make gifting easy and fun. With curated product in-store and on Nordstrom.com, Nordstrom has thousands of gifts for everyone at every price point, making the season of giving a little more convenient and a lot more joyful.

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We’re thrilled to welcome the holiday season and provide customers with a single destination to find gifts for their friends and family,” said Jamie Nordstrom, president of stores. “We know this can be a busy and stressful time of the year, and we hope to provide great gifts at a range of price points coupled with convenient services to take the guessing out of gifting so our customers can spend more time doing the things they love.

Nordstrom Kicks Off The Season Of Giving


  • Gift Guides:
    This holiday season, Nordstrom.com has gifts for everyone with a curated selection of exclusive, unique and tried-and-true items from brands customers know and love. From festive candles, to the perfect winter jackets, Nordstrom makes it easy and stress-free to shop the best gifts by recipient, price or category.
  • The Gift Shop: More than 70 Nordstrom stores will feature “The Gift Shop” – an all-in-one shop for the perfect gifts at accessible prices, including $22 cozy hats, $16 candles and $12 tote bags. The Gift Shop will also include new-to-Nordstrom brands like DECIEM, Compartés Chocolatier and Joya Studio.
  • Nordstrom Rack Gift Shops: Nordstrom Rack will offer in-store gift shops to make it easy for customers to shop its top giftable items by recipient and price point during the holiday season. Nordstrom Rack will also launch ‘Holideals‘ beginning December 8, which will feature a series of specially priced items available for a limited time.
  • Pop-In@Nordstrom: Celebrate the holidays with the latest iteration of Pop-In@Nordstrom featuring Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang along with hundreds of uncommon gifts. Featuring 1,000+ items, the shop will also feature a wide range of gifts at every price, such as home décor, health and wellness, travel, tech, beauty, accessories and much more.
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Holiday Gift Guide: Jason Wu x Deborah Lippmann Launch Limited-Edition Scented Gift Set

Jason Wu X Deborah Lippmann’s Limited-Edition Gift Set Is The Ideal Holiday Gift For The Scent Obsessed.

Jason Wu has joined forces with Deborah Lippmann to develop a limited-edition gift set – portraying fragrance and color as the perfect pair.

Beautifully crafted from the inside out, the set features an Eau de Parfum spray, plus a Deborah Lippmann scented nail color that leaves behind a subtle hint of Jason Wu’s signature fragrance.


A custom color designed by Jason Wu himself, Jasmine Kiss, is a nude shade with a touch of blush. Complementing the key notes of his original scent, this polish is a true reflection of Jason Wu’s namesake label -depicting the elegance and simplicity of the modern woman.


  • Jason Wu Eau de Parfum Spray, 0.5-oz.
  • Deborah Lippmann Jasmine Kiss Scented Nail Polish, 0.5-oz.
  • Price: $25
  • Now Available Exclusively at Macy’s & Macys.com

Jason Wu is a leading New York-based fashion designer. Through merging classic American sportswear elements with a refined couture sensibility, he has created an internationally recognized brand in just 10 years. Since debuting his Ready-to-Wear collection in 2007, Jason has been dedicated to making clothes that are beautifully crafted from the inside out. With a focus on exquisite quality and traditional craftsmanship, much of Wu’s collection is manufactured in New York using custom developed fabrics from the finest mills in France and Italy.

Wu’s designs have been worn by First Lady Michelle Obama, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Diane Kruger and Kerry Washington, among others. He has received numerous awards, including the Swarovski Award for Womenswear at the CFDA Awards in 2010, the Fashion Star Award at The Fashion Group International Night of Stars 2015, and the 2016 International Designer of the Year at the Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards. He also served as artistic director of Hugo Boss womenswear, Ready-to-Wear and Accessories for five years.

Parlux LTD, a leading global beauty company, designs, manufactures, markets and distributes prestige fragrances and related products since 1987. It is ranked among the Top 100 Cosmetic and Fragrance companies globally and holds the licenses for notable fragrance brands including: Tommy Bahama, Vince Camuto, Pierre Cardin, Kenneth Cole, Paris Hilton, Sofia Vergara and Jason Wu, among others. Parlux Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perfumania Holdings Inc., an independent national, vertically integrated wholesale distributor and specialty retailer of fragrances and related products.

Walker Art Center Debuts New Music/Theater Work from Ted Hearn

Walker Arts Center and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series Present the World Premiere of Commissioned Music/Theater work In Your Mouth by Ted Hearne

With Real Time Installation by Conceptual Artist Rachel Perry and Stage Direction by Daniel Fish

One of the brightest compositional talents of the millennial generation.” – Russell Platt, The New Yorker

The lush, stingingly true poetry of Dorothea Lasky has inspired composer Ted Hearne‘s new theatrical song cycle, igniting hearts and minds with ferocity and grace. With frank observations of the everyday intertwined with revelatory maneuverings of his own voice, Hearne’s music—a smart mélange of traditional and contemporary tonalities with an accessible pop sheen—is backed by a quintet of in-demand musicians. This intimate 12-song suite engages audiences in a complicated, loving meditation on the personal and domestic, while savoring the depths of the wildness within. Intensifying the performance is real-time installation by conceptual artist Rachel Perry (shown above: Perry’s Blue Falling, 2019) and stage direction by Daniel Fish.

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What began as a personal, visceral connection to the stark and emotional poetry of Dorothea Lasky turned into a set of songs that explores wildness within the eye of the beholder,” says Hearne. “I’m so excited and grateful to be working with the brilliant Rachel Perry and Daniel Fish, who with their perspectives each bring incredible rigor and beauty to this project. Working with the Walker as a commissioning and presenting partner is a dream come true and I’m honored to participate in their rich programming.”

Co-commissioned and copresented by the SPCO’s Liquid Music Series and the Walker Art Center, The world premiere performances take place Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22 at 8pm in the Walker Arts Center’s McGuire Theater. Tickets are $26 ($20.80 Walker members).

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series, named “Best of Classical” by The New York Times, develops innovative new projects with iconoclastic artists in unique presentation formats. Liquid Music performances invite adventurous audiences to discover the new and the fascinating within the flourishing landscape of contemporary chamber music. Visit liquidmusic.org to learn more.

Photo: Jen Rosenstein

Composer, singer, bandleader and recording artist Ted Hearne (b.1982, Chicago) draws on a wide breadth of influences ranging across music’s full terrain, to create intense, personal and multi-dimensional works. The New York Times has praised Mr. Hearne for his “tough edge and wildness of spirit,” and “topical, politically sharp-edged works.” Pitchfork called Hearne’s work “some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory—from any genre,” and Alex Ross wrote in The New Yorker that Hearne’s music “holds up as a complex mirror image of an information-saturated, mass-surveillance world, and remains staggering in its impact.” Hearne’s album Sound From the Bench, a cantata for choir, electric guitars and drums setting texts from U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments and inspired by the idea of corporate personhood, was a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize. Ted Hearne’s latest release and first album of solo and chamber works, Hazy Heart Pump, is now available on New Focus Recordings.

Lost in My Life (Fruit Stickers Standing with Round) 2019
archival pigment print
90 x 60 inches
Courtesy the Artist and Yancey Richardson Gallery
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