Stories tagged with: shopping

November 25, 2010 - 7:16pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

Colony Square Mall is gearing up for the swarm of shoppers ready to cash in on some great early morning deals. Some stores will take advantage of every minute Black Friday has to offer.

"Black Friday's going to be interesting this year. We have given retailers the option of opening as early as midnight, " says Colony Square Mall Representative Kevin Pinson.

Whether you brave the long lines at midnight or allow that turkey and stuffing to settle in your stomach a few...

August 8, 2010 - 7:19pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

The Colony Square Mall in Zanesville normally closes at six p.m. on Sundays, but it stayed open an extra two-hours Sunday night to help parents and their kids with their back-to-school shopping lists.

Hundreds of people stood in line for hours to receive one of 500 sling backpacks filled with goodies that the mall was giving away to teenagers on a first-come, first-serve basis. Stores were also offering many discounts, which parents say is a relief.

"Savings...big savings,...

April 20, 2010 - 5:20pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

One local resident is going home with $170 in groceries after a "Supermarket Sweeps."

Robert Pletcher was given 90 seconds to grab whatever he could in his shopping cart.

"This is wild. I never expected this. This is really fun. It's going to be fun to talk about a racing spree for groceries, " says Pletcher.

Pletcher says he didn't have a strategy, but he did end up with a cart that was mostly full of meat.

It took place at Campbell's Market...

December 26, 2009 - 1:26pm
5 years 34 weeks ago

The day after Christmas is not a day of rest, it is a day of shopping.

Many shoppers hit Colony Square Mall Saturday to return items and get great deals on leftover Christmas merchandise.

"The return lines were relatively short, we didn't have to wait very long and its been good, found good bargains," says Amy Wilson while she shopped with her daughter, "I had my receipts so no problems what so ever."

"Not too bad, it has been easy so far,"...

December 24, 2009 - 6:00pm
5 years 34 weeks ago

Time is ticking down for last minute shoppers.

For many at Colony Square Mall the hunt was on for the perfect gift, but for some, the crowd was overwhelming.

"It's crazy a lot of people out here, trying to do last minute shopping just like everyone else, so it has just been hectic around here," says shopper Chris Landis

Others say this year's Christmas Eve crowd is not as bad as last year.

"It has been pretty easy going actually, some people but not...

December 23, 2009 - 2:17pm
5 years 35 weeks ago

While some are busy shopping last minute at the mall, others aren't feeling the rush right before Christmas.

Cars packed the Colony Square Mall today -- just two days before the big day -- but for some it was more for fun than needing to get that last minute gift.

"The girls were off from work today," said Joann Bright. "That's the only time we could come and get together when they were off from work."

Tabitha Wollard was at the mall with her...

December 12, 2009 - 7:30pm
5 years 37 weeks ago

Christmas shoppers are taking over the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville.

If you were driving anywhere near the mall this afternoon, you probably ran into some traffic.

"Driving sucks. People run out in front of you, and you pretty much almost run into them....Was it hard to get a parking spot? Did you have to walk far?... No, I have to drive up and down the aisles a couple times though," says local shopper Bree Brown.

Once you got inside, people were stuffing into...

November 27, 2009 - 2:54pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

It's traditionally the busiest time of the year and the holidays are notorious for good cheer. But does that good cheer start as early as the busiest shopping day of the year? WHIZ reporter Audry Kensicki investigates.

Shoppers lined the sidewalks early this morning just waiting for their first shot at holiday bargains.

"The early morning crowd looked a little bigger than it did last year, so that's got us optimistic," said Kevin Pinson of the Colony Square Mall. "...

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