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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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Counterfeit goods harm US economy and pose risk to consumers

Counterfeit goods cost the US economy through lost sales revenues and lost tax revenues. Their very existence threatens innovation, international trade and investment as well as economic growth. What is more threatening however is the danger from counterfeit medications that … Continue reading

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Focus turns to U.S. economy in European debt crisis aftermath

Optimism at news of a settlement in the European Union debt crises has ebbed as investors return to business as usual. The focus this week will turn to the U.S. economy and new data that will be released.

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