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Stellar Season for Retailers? Probably Not
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Leftover turkey was barely in the fridge Thanksgiving night when thousands of people in central Ohio headed out the door to go shopping. Some retailers wanting to capitalize on the most profitable shopping day of the year – the day after Thanksgiving known as “black Friday” – opened their stores at midnight. One popular destination – the Prime Factory Outlet stores in Jeffersonville. Meanwhile a professor of retail merchandising at Ohio University predicts a less than stellar season for retailers