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Let us give thanks, for sales and free shipping

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 01, 2011

~~<p>The shop clerk lifted her chin when asked if she would be working Black Friday sales late on Thanksgiving Day or in the early morning hours that followed.</p>
<p>&ldquo;No,&rdquo; she sniffed. &ldquo;We don&rsquo;t do Black Friday like that,&rdquo; going on to explain that while retailers like Macy&rsquo;s and Toys &ldquo;R&rdquo; Us or low-end discount stores trawled for marked-down shoppers as the Christmas buying season began, her upscale establishment would not. I did not mean to offend.</p>
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The shop clerk lifted her chin when asked if she would be working Black Friday sales late on Thanksgiving Day or in the early morning hours that followed.

“No,” she sniffed. “We don’t do Black Friday like that,” going on to explain that while retailers like Macy’s and Toys “R” Us or low-end discount stores trawled for marked-down shoppers as the Christmas buying season began, her upscale establishment would not. I did not mean to offend. Login for more...



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