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Why Retailers Are Boarding Up Stores for Election Week, by the Numbers

Nervous about the prospect of civil unrest during the election, store owners are taking protective measures

$30,000 — The estimated cost of preparing a single store for possible election-related unrest. Source: Bloomberg
Photo illustration, source: Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

$30,000: That’s how much it could cost to buy barricades, upgrade security cameras, and take other steps to…