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The Galveston County Daily News : Business

November 28, 2014

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Holiday sales season vital to county

How significant is holiday shopping to Galveston County? How about $969 million? 

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Friday 11/28/2014
Local businesses encourage “shopping small” this Saturday
Posted: November 28, 2014

Stocking stuffers, toys, knickknacks and Santa hats. There’s a lot to buy this holiday season and local businesses hope shoppers Saturday will buy it all “small.” 

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Dickinson is a test market for new type of ATM
Posted: November 26, 2014

As banks prune the number of physical branches to reflect consumers’ online habits, they’re also sprucing up their automated teller machines.

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Give thanks and pass the credit card; Thanksgiving Day shopping here to stay
Posted: November 26, 2014

Despite the yearly protests of “too soon” and claims of blasphemy, holiday shopping season, for the most part, no longer waits until Black Friday.

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Thursday 11/20/2014
Shop Texas City event ‘success,’ mayor says needs improvement
Posted: November 20, 2014

Even while calling Tuesday’s event a success, and although shops downtown reported solid business, Mayor Matt Doyle is promising changes to the city’s annual shop local for the holidays effort.

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BBB says Bubbie’s blowout violates advertising rules
Posted: November 20, 2014

A local going-out-of-business sale has earned a slap on the wrist from the Better Business Bureau.

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Cabela's in League City attracts attention of other retailers
Posted: November 20, 2014

Hunting grounds: When outdoor gear retailer Cabela’s said it would build a 72,000-square-foot store in League City, the news immediately triggered interest from other retailers, city officials confirm.

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Seven reasons to shop local in downtown Galveston
Posted: November 20, 2014

Why shop at a locally owned business rather than heading to the mall first this holiday season?

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Texas First Bank CEO joins board of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Posted: November 20, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Texas First Bank President and CEO Christopher C. Doyle was elected to serve a three-year term as a Group 1 Class A director on the Board of Directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. 

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