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Where to Find the Best Thanksgiving and Black Friday Deals

Holiday shoppers have been sharpening their skills for weeks in anticipation of all the Thanksgiving and Black Friday deals that are schedule to go down before most holiday dinners are even digested.

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Target Has Better Deals Than Walmart on Thanksgiving Meal Kits — Dollars and Sense

If you are still trying to figure out where to get the best deal on this year’s Thanksgiving dinner, industry analysts say that Target, not Walmart, is your best bet for coming in under $50.

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Best Buy Will Try Not to Ruin Christmas Again This Year

Last year, Best Buy made a bunch of their customers angry when they were unable to fill the orders taken on Black Friday and Cyber Monday due to a lack of inventory. The company then failed to make its customers aware of this until just days before Christmas. Needless to say, Best Buy’s customer-service practices have not been held in very high regard ever since.

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Which Companies Are on Consumer Reports’ ‘Naughty and Nice’ List? — Dollars and Sense

If you still need a list to check twice this holiday season, perhaps a good place to start would be the recently released annual Consumer Reports “Naughty and Nice” list.

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Holiday Shopping Now Starts Before Black Friday or Cyber Monday — Dollars and Sense

While some fanatical Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers are already at the gates waiting to assault the holiday-shopping season with their fearsome craving for stuff, some retail analysts say the gates are actually open now and the race is already in progress.

Thom Blischok, chief retail strategist for Booz and Company says, “Cyber Monday has begun, essentially. No question about it.”

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Apple Is a Way More Seductive Retailer Than Everyone Else

Apple ranks at the top of the list of most seductive retailers, with its stores accounting for more sales per square foot ($6,050) than any other retailer in the nation. By a lot.

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Maine Law Prevents Big Box Stores From Opening On Thanksgiving

You see and hear the 'Black Friday' ads on television and radio. Some of the large national 'Big Box' stores like Walmart and Target are opening on Thanksgiving night. However, that won't be the case here in Maine. Maine has a so-called Blue Law on the books prohibiting retailers with more than 5,000 square feet of space from opening on Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter.

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Take That, Amazon! Best Buy Will Match Online Prices — Dollars and Sense

In an attempt to go toe-to-toe with retail giant Amazon, Best Buy has announced plans to implement a new price-matching system to combat the ever-growing trend of online shopping.

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QVC Host Faints On-Air

'Sunday's With Caroyln and Dan' on the QVC shopping channel was more memorable than normal this past weekend when co-host Cassie Slane fainted while on air. Cassie and her co-host Dan Hughes were selling kids' computer tablets.

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