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US retail sales growth slows down

13 December 2011 Last updated at 14:45 GMT Most shops reported stronger-than-expected business in the closely watched Black Friday sales US retail sales crept up another 0.2% in November according to official data. Compared with a year earlier, they were… (READ MORE)

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US Thanksgiving retail sales up

28 November 2011 Last updated at 11:39 GMT US retailers have reported a bumper start to the Christmas season US retail sales figures in the critical Thanksgiving weekend rose 16% versus a year ago to $52.4bn, the National Retail Federation… (READ MORE)

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Black Friday sales: moments of madness

Every year Black Friday brings dramatic price slashing, massive media coverage and hordes of shoppers. This year is no exception, with reports of a women deploying pepper spray against rival bargain-hunters. Some 150m people are expected to hit the stores… (READ MORE)

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Black Friday sales start with pepper spray stampede

Shoppers in the US kicked off their annual “Black Friday” orgy of consumerism amid scenes of pushing, pulling, running and – in one case – pepper-spraying their way through the doors of the nation’s shops and malls. The annual tradition,… (READ MORE)

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