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Black Friday sales trends 2012 vs Black Friday 2011: Thanksgiving hours add boost

If this year’s Black Friday sales are any indication of a recovering economy, then the U.S. is on its way up. Statistics this year are skewed, however, due to extended shopping hours with record sales starting on Thanksgiving Day. The … Continue reading

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Hopes pinned on holiday shopping to boost economic recovery

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is the official start of holiday shopping for most consumers in the United States. So far the numbers are encouraging that this holiday season will boost sales and continue to fuel economic recovery in … Continue reading

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Holiday shopping begins with Black Friday: Target, Walmart, Sears—which of these retailers gets the most attention in the media?

From everything we’ve been reading and hearing in the media, Black Friday, the official inaugural holiday shopping event, will kick off late on Thanksgiving Day. Still, it’s called Black Friday and it’s a huge day for the top retailers. Using … Continue reading

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