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Elizabeth Goldsmith

Expert Pitch: Trends and Truths about Black Friday

Stores and consumers are gearing up for Black Friday on Nov. 24, but the truth is bargains will start days before then and last through the end of the year. Experts from Florida State University are available to talk about Black Friday and holiday shopping trends: Mike Brady, Carl DeSantis Professor, chair of Department of […]

Expert Pitch: Presidential Inauguration Traditions

As America prepares to inaugurate its 45th commander in chief, many are beginning to wonder whether President-Elect Donald Trump, who has spent his professional career exercising the power of his personal brand, is set to put his own distinctive stamp on one of the nation’s most hallowed political traditions. Inauguration expert Elizabeth Goldsmith, professor emerita […]

Expert Pitch: Black Friday, holiday shopping trends

As stores across the nation gear up for the holiday shopping season, consumers are developing their shopping lists, searching for Black Friday deals and identifying the stores that offer those low prices with a positive shopping experience.  Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on Black Friday and holiday shopping trends:  Meredith McQuerry, […]