Many retailers, both brick and mortar, and Internet based, look at the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas as the most important period of their year. Did you take part in the kick-off of the holiday retail season either in person or by digital means (or both)?
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A few Rhode Island retailers reported strong turnout this Black Friday, though whether the state will keep up with national projections of a 3.7 percent increase in end-of-year holiday sales remains to be seen.
U.S. e-commerce sales surged on Thanksgiving, raising questions about how many shoppers will show up for brick-and-mortar retailers’ promotions on Black Friday, the traditional kickoff to the holiday season.