Holiday shoppers get a head start on Thanksgiving
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Asia stocks lower amid Thanksgiving trading lull
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Today is Black Friday, the official start of the holiday shopping season and well known for early bird specials to attract customers to retail stores. According to Chicago based research firm Market Track, each year the differences between in-store and online purchases have narrowed. Retailers are shifting their messages from one that focuses strictly on price to one that emphasizes convenience, faster delivery and free shipping.
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