With the holiday season just around the corner, stores are preparing for their busiest time of year. And even though Black Friday is still a couple of weeks away, store owners are hoping to boost sales by sending out ads and cutting prices early. CBS Baltimore reports some deals are already rolling out, featuring major discounts and special promotions to grab consumers attention as they prepare for the holiday season. The National Retail Federation predicts a 4 percent jump in overall consumer holiday spending compared to 2016. It’s a critical time for businesses to make that final push. “The fourth quarter is when we do the bulk of our business, so we position our store in a way to offer our exclusive deals,” said Target team leader Jose Fortun. Read more at CBS News.