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Holiday Shopping / Black Thursday #1011835

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 24, 2011
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(Studio: Savannah Guthrie) Statistics on holiday shopping cited.

(Chicago: John Yang) The desperation of retailers that is leading them to open earlier this holiday season featured; projected decrease in spending cited; details given about the backlash against Target for its planned early opening; scenes shown of people camped outside stores. [SHOPPERS – comment.] [Best Buy president Mike VITELLI†- says our customers told us they want to shop earlier.] [Target employee Seth COLEMAN†- opposes opening Thanksgiving night.] [NPD Group retail analyst Marshal COHEN†- says look for extended hours and extra deals to help move the economy.]

Guthrie, Savannah;
Yang, John

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