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Isn't it time for a shoppers' strike on Thanksgiving Day?
Isn't it time for a shoppers' strike on Thanksgiving Day?

The only complaint about our commercial habits that has become more frequent than the one about Christmas decorations appearing in stores before Thanksgiving is the one about stores now opening on Thanksgiving.   Most people are well aware of the creeping trend, if not the sheer creepiness of it. Loss-leader sales on "Black Friday" -- the day after Thanksgiving -- became something of a craze starting around 2002, when it became the biggest shopping day of the year, according to retail analysts. Soon the arms race began, with stores moving their Friday door openings back bit by bit into the wee hours of the morning, and finally to midnight Thursday. For many big...

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