Black Friday comes early


Many retailers are moving Black Friday, the sales day after Thanksgiving, up a month this year to boost holiday retail sales.

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Many retailers are moving Black Friday, the sales day after Thanksgiving, up a month this year to boost holiday retail sales.

“We’re seeing a lot more activity this week,”said Steve Lippman, president of Lippman Co. “For us Halloween on the weekend is the best possible situation,” he said.

This year Christmas and New Years falls on weekends. It’s a bonus for retailers. It’s why some are moving the holiday shopping calendar to add even more shopping days. Moving Black Friday from the day after Thanksgiving to October 29th.

Sears and a few other large retailers, on-line and in-store,are hoping to push shoppers to spend sooner rather than later.

Read more at KGW.com.

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