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The importance of Black Friday this year

Nov 23, 2012
Today is supposed to be the day that retailers wait the whole year for; the day consumers line up early to be the first ones to get those Black Friday specials.
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Black Friday sales aren't always the best deals

Nov 23, 2012
A study says rather than lining up for those doorbusting deals today, you could do just as well by shopping at other times of the year.
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Why do stores open early after the holiday, anyway?

Nov 22, 2012
Most people don't go to Black Friday's early store openings. But for retailers, it's like an arms race. If their competitors open early, they have to respond.
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New Black Friday tradition: Workers picket Walmart

Nov 22, 2012
Walmart workers will walk picket lines outside stores on Black Friday to protest the retail chain's low wages. Walmart, with more than a million employees, helps set pay levels for the retail industry.
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How do American feels about Black Friday?

Nov 22, 2012
Long lines, huge crowds, frenzied shopping -- how many people are willing to brave the juggernaut known as Black Friday to get a good deal?
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Walmart moves to bar Black Friday protests

Nov 20, 2012
Walmart files a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board to try and stop anti-Walmart protests from taking place on Black Friday.
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Black Friday spawns novel shopping days

Nov 20, 2012
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are Thanksgiving shopping fixtures. But don’t overlook Black Wednesday and Small Business Saturday.
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Other businesses pile on to Black Friday, the event

Nov 19, 2012
Businesses from insurance to over-the-counter medicine see the crowds attracted by Black Friday shopping and figure out ways to cash in.
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Black Friday creeping earlier into Thursday

Nov 8, 2012
Retailers are trying to lure holiday shoppers earlier with guarantees that doorbuster items will be available.
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CGI in ads grows more popular

Nov 5, 2012
The Swedish furniture maker Ikea increasingly relies on CGI -- computer-generated imagery -- to "make" the items in its catalog. It's enough to raise the question of whether computer graphics could ever replace people in the fashion photography business.
Posted In: fashion, CGI, Ikea, Black Friday

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