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Black Friday Shopping Chat

Welcome to and The Boston Globe's Black Friday chat, which will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 10 am. on Friday, Nov. 26, 2010. It will feature reports from The Boston Globe business staff, community reporters, Bargain Bin blogger Ami Albernaz, and Mitch Lipka, author of the Consumer Ally blog on The chat will moderated by's senior business producer Jesse Nunes.
Chat participants

Your hosts and moderators:

Jesse Nunes: senior business producer
Gal Tziperman Lotan: correspondent
Ami Albernaz: Author of's Bargain Bin Blog.
Mitch Lipka:'s Consumer Ally blogger.

Twitter and phone updates from the Globe:

kjchase - Globe business reporter Katie Johnston Chase will be at the CambridgeSide Galleria
ailworth - Globe reporter Erin Ailworth will be reporting from the South Bay shopping center in Dorchester.
johnnydiazbooks - Globe reporter Johnny Diaz will be reporting from the Wal-Mart in Quincy and the South Shore Plaza in Braintree.
CHennickGlobe - Globe correspondent Calvin Hennick will be at the North Shore mall in Peabody.
HinghamUpdate - Globe correspondent Jessica Bartlett will be making stops along the South Shore, including Kingston, the Hanover Mall, and the Derby Street Shoppes.

Twitter updates from readers

rileynj - Nick Riley will be shopping on the South Shore at Wal-Mart, Macy's, Target, Kohls, Toys R Us, and GameStop.
ExpletiveDleted - Dawn Erickson will be shopping in Boston area at the Fenway Best Buy, Cambridgeside Galleria, Target, and K-Mart.
lkappler - Lisa Kappler will be shopping at Best Buy, Wal-Mart, and Kohl's north of Boston.
foliage_fan - Stacey will be shopping at Target and Old Navy in Methuen, Best Buy in Salem, N.H., and the outlets in Kittery, Maine.
pyyhkala - Mika Pyyhkala is hoping to make it out to some Boston stores, including the Apple Store. If not, she'll be shopping online.
kbodiya - Kylie Bodiya will be shopping at Target and Best Buy in Milford, Wal-Mart in Bellingham, and the Natick Collection.

Black Friday live chat - How to participate

Welcome to's Black Friday shopping chat. We'd like to get your reports, opinion, and more, as you set out on Black Friday, Nov. 26, to do your holiday shopping. Join and Boston Globe business staff to get the latest updates from around the region.

There are several ways to join in the conversation:

  • Tweet your reports

    Send updates from your Twitter account simply by using the Hashtag: #bdcblackfriday or #bdcbf
  • Call us

    Call 617-929-8219 and leave your report or thoughts on our Black Friday line.
  • Text us

    Text the word TIP followed by your observations to 267866 from your mobile phone. (Message and Data rates may apply; text HELP for help.)
  • Send photos

    Send pics from local shopping areas. E-mail them to
  • Just join the chat

    Send in your comments and questions using the chat form to the left. You also have the option to login using your FaceBook, Twitter, or MySpace account to have your picture show. Thanks for joining us! Chat Central Chat Central

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