Although many people like to congregate around their favorite electronics stores or browse the mall for deals on Black Friday, there are plenty of places to find the perfect gift for friends and family members in your own town.
In addition, keep shopping locally until Saturday. American Express is sponsoring Small Business Saturday for the second year. When you shop locally with your American Express card, you get credit back for your purchases.
Take a look at what will be on sale this weekend:
- If you're in need of a suit or an upscale men's outfit, head to on Park Avenue. They have a great staff and selection!
- Looking for that perfect pair of shoes to match your New Year's Eve outfit? has a wide selection of casual, business and evening footwear.
- What if you have the right shoes, but can't find matching dress? on Merrick Road offers brands like BCBG, Frankie B., Blue Life and many more. Anything that can be bought in the store can also be purchased through its Web site.
- To complete the perfect outfit, you need accessories, right? on South Village Avenue can cover all your jewelry, scarves and handbag needs.
- Find the perfect set of earrings, necklaces, watches and other beautiful jewelry at these local RVC jewelers: , , and .
- Having trouble figuring out what to get your parents or in-laws? Who doesn't love going out to dinner? Stop by one of these local eateries and pick up a gift certificate for dinner: , , , , , , , , , , , , , or
Beauty and Wellness
- Does your girlfriend love to get her nails and hair done? There's more than a dozen salons in Rockville Centre that can handle all their needs, so why not grab a gift certificate at one of these locals salons.
- Is getting in shape something you'd like to do in the new year? Grab a membership or try some classes at these local gyms and studios: , , , , , and .
- Men love sports, hence we love big-screen televisions. We can't help it. Check out the deals at on Sunrise Highway.
- There was nothing more that I loved as a child than getting video games for Christmas. Are your kids the same? Check out on Merrick Road.