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Holiday shopping seen solid, despite inflation

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"Black Friday," the unofficial start of the US holiday shopping season, announced itself with the annual day-after-Thanksgiving deluge of online deals and early store openings. Industry experts have been cautious about this year's prospects, in light of price pressures that have exacerbated concerns about an oversupply of goods.
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Thin Black Friday crowds mark U.S. holiday shopping kickoff

Thin crowds of inflation-weary consumers hunted for Black Friday deals at stores in big cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other locales, marking the start of a U.S. holiday shopping season crucial to retailers in an uncertain economy.

2 months ago·Canada
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Holiday shopping seen solid, despite inflation

(CNN) -- Holiday shopping isn't what it used to be. But many Americans are still expected to spend on Black Friday, and into the season. Mastercard projects that sales will grow 15% on Black Friday compared with last year. Spending will be driven by shopping in stores, which

2 months ago·Indianapolis, United States
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Inflation clouds 'Black Friday' kickoff of US holiday shopping season

US retailers unveiled a trove of fresh promotions Friday, as they try to coax sales from reticent shoppers whose holiday cheer has been tempered by inflation and worries over a softening economy.

2 months ago·Manila, Philippines
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Thin Black Friday crowds mark US holiday shopping kickoff

Many inflation-weary shoppers who opened their wallets say their purchases were strategic, not impulsive or splurges

2 months ago·Philippines
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Thin Black Friday crowds mark U.S. holiday shopping kickoff

Thin crowds of inflation-weary consumers hunted for Black Friday deals at stores in big cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other locales, marking the start of a U.S. holiday shopping season crucial to retailers in an uncertain economy.

2 months ago·Beijing, China
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Holiday shopping seen solid, despite inflation

By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business Holiday shopping isn’t what it used to be. But many Americans are still expected to spend on Black Friday, and into the season. Mastercard projects that sales will grow 15% on Black Friday compared with last year. Spending will be driven by shopping in stores, which was more muted last

2 months ago·Bend, United States
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