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The Plot to Kill Black Friday

Why holiday shopping will look radically different this year

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Black Friday has been a cringe-y spectacle for years. But the annual day-after-Thanksgiving ritual of bargain-crazed consumers lining up for hours to jostle (and sometimes physically battle) each other over holiday gifts served a function: The decades-old unofficial holiday supposedly gets its name from being the…

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