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Registers Ring in the Season

Black Friday Kicks Off the Annual Spending of the Green

November 29, 2013

TRIADELPHIA — The shopping crowds had calmed down by mid-morning today at The Highlands as long lines of serious shoppers hunting for a deal on Thanksgiving night gave way to early morning crowds......

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Dec-01-13 12:48 PM

So sayeth the Professor, and Kyle Stark, whoever he is.

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Nov-29-13 5:39 PM

Yes the throngs of lemmings driving there in their foreign cars wearing Chinese shoes, Pakistan hats, and Mexican Carhartts to buy MORE communist and terrorist made goods!

I'm sure the Communists in China and the terrorists in Pakistan are laughing themselves silly at the gullible American shoppers funding their own demise!!

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Nov-29-13 12:39 PM


"Hey, Shoppers: Black Friday Savings Are a Hoax

By Kyle Stock November 27, 2013

Forget the door-busters, coupons, and “friends and family” deals. U.S. shoppers on the whole will be paying more over the next few weeks than they do the rest of the year. Turns out, retail profit margins tend to be higher during the holiday period, despite all the promotions.

Among the 15 largest U.S. retailers, operating margins in the holiday quarter last year were 11 percent, compared with 9 percent in the preceding nine months. Amid the year-end shopping frenzy, these companies padded their bottom lines, on average, by roughly one-quarter. "


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