Shoppers Queue Up For Black Friday Deals

Shoppers queue up for Black Friday deals

SECAUCUS, N.J./MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers searched for deals on high-definition televisions and popular toys on Friday, as retailers hoped that "Black Friday" would kick off the best holiday shopping season in three years.

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  • Black Friday shoppers start early
    Top priority was a $10.99 Beyblade spinning top. Reflecting on her first time in a Black Friday queue, Ms Perez said: “We think it’s very fun. You have all the TV cameras on you. They give things out. It’s a very good experience.” There’s very ...
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