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Millions of Americans shop on Black Friday
 
A customer carts away a big screen TV from a Best Buy store in California during last year's Black Friday: For a real deal on a new TV, buy in October instead.
A customer carts away a big screen TV from a Best Buy store in California during last year's Black Friday: For a real deal on a new TV, buy in October instead.
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Thanksgiving is over, and the busiest shopping day of the year is here. With retailers across the country slashing prices in an attempt to woo customers eager to get a jump on their holiday shopping, some 147 million people are expected to go shopping between Friday and Sunday. Some retailers, including Target and Sears, went so far as to start Black Friday on Thanksgiving itself, opening their stores on Thursday night.

 

 

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