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Black Friday Sales Down At Stores, Surge Online

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

More shopping on Thanksgiving Day diluted the Black Friday numbers somewhat, according to a ShopperTrak survey. A separate survey by IBM showed a nearly 10 percent increase in online sales.

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Vinyl, Once Thought Dead, Makes A Comeback In The Digital Age

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

In the last six years, vinyl sales have tripled. Manufacturers are now having a hard time keeping up with demand.

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Despite Cold Weather And Protesters, Shoppers Seek Black Friday Sales

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Shoppers flocked to the malls on Thanksgiving, but the rush didn’t impede Black Friday sales. Protesters are also trying to put a mark on this day, but their actions haven’t taken a bite out of sales.

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America’s Black Friday Craziness Has Crossed The Pond

Friday, November 28th, 2014

The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.

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OPEC Declines Action As World Oil Prices Hit Record Lows

Friday, November 28th, 2014

OPEC oil producers met Thursday to discuss falling world oil prices — something big producer Saudi Arabia seeks to preserve in order to compete with U.S. oil production. But other OPEC countries want to get prices back up because their governments need the money.

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