Friday, December 24, 2010

The New Black Friday

Dec. 24 is the New Black Friday?

Since Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, most of US workers are spending their Friday off not to rest but to snag the last few items they need for Christmas.

Christmas Eve shoppers may lead to spending record

Holiday shopping rush could give retailers their best season since 2007, or even set record

It's Black Friday, The Sequel. Stores are rolling out deals and expect to be swimming in shoppers on Christmas Eve as stragglers take advantage of a day off work. For retailers, the last-minute rush caps the best year since 2007, and possibly ever.

With Christmas falling on a Saturday this year, Friday is a holiday for most U.S. workers. That lets shoppers hit the stores first thing in the morning.

"I'm calling it Fantastic Friday, because I really do think it's going to be one of the busiest days of the year," said Marshal Cohen, chief fashion industry analyst with researcher NPD Group.

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By: Debbie P.
My Life is Beautiful

Sources: Yahoo website

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