The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Thin Friday Crowds Mark Shopping Shift

    Dawn broke over fewer buyers dashing for the electronics aisle. Chaos didn’t reign quite so much in the toy department. Some shoppers reported that stores looked “like any other weekend,” rather than the much-hyped, post-Thanksgiving holiday shopping frenzy of yore. Industry leaders say it proves that more people are hitting the mall the night of Thanksgiving and buying online. Just look at Best Buy’s site, which crashed Friday. And if you’ve still got cash to burn, remember there’s always Cyber Monday.

    Reuters, Chicago Tribune, CN BC

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