Amazon is weighing down the social safety net
Nov 27, 2019

Amazon is weighing down the social safety net

"Phase one" of a trade deal with China is close to finished. Black Friday sales are expected to beat last year's lackluster numbers. How Amazon can put a strain on government services.

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Where are the shopping deals this year?

Nov 27, 2019
In clothing and appliances, sure. In furniture, not so much.
Shoppers walk past a 'Black Friday Sale' sign at a mall in 2018 in Naples, Florida.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer

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