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How IT Could Prevent a Disappointing Black Friday


There is enough white stuff already on the ground (in Toronto, at least) that we probably don’t have to dream about a white Christmas. It’s the idea of Black Friday that seems the stuff of fantasy.

In the past, Black Friday was the day that was supposed to cripple retailers deluged with interest from consumers, just as Boxing Day tends to see a major surge in interest here. With recession-talk becoming ever louder in all regions of the globe, it’s hard to imagine that purchases will reach anywhere near historic levels.


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