The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Fade Out, Black Friday?

    Not done your holiday shopping yet? You may already be too late. Deals spread throughout November, coupled with stores’ racing to open their doors early on Thanksgiving Thursday, may soon render Black Friday little more than a historic footnote. At least that’s what seems to be happening as news of holiday shopping deals at mega-retailers like Walmart trickles out. “It used to be called Black Friday,” says one Walmart honcho. “Maybe we should just call it November.” Consider yourself warned. 

    New Yorker

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