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Ready, Set, Spend: Inside Look at Black Friday

It's considered one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Black Friday is upon us.

It's the time retailers get out of the red a.k.a. debt, and into the black, also known as their profit margins.

Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey hit stores early in the Wilkes-Barre to check out the Black Friday landscape.

Although Black Friday is a busy shopping day, many in our area believe the whole event has been diluted over the years since most retailers roll out doorbuster deals well before Thanksgiving and offer specials online.

As for the busiest shopping time of the year, it's actually the last weekend before Christmas.

3 comments

  • Suckers

    Recently turkeys were led down a path which ended up in a sorry situation for them. Black Friday is nothing more than the human version of this.

  • 🤔

    The whole holiday shopping thing is way out of control. I remember when stores were closed on Thanksgiving and Easter. Now it’s just another day to make money ( as if they don’t make enough). Seems people for get what Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter are truly about and it’s sad. You won’t find me in any stores this weekend. It’s just not worth the crowds and stupidity of it all.

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