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‘Bleak Friday’ for Stores as Pandemic Pushes Holiday Shopping Online

The 2020 edition of Black Friday did not offer the usual scenes of bustling stores and shoppers lined up outside discount chains and electronics retailers. Instead, most people bought online, if they bought at all.

Crowds at malls and city shopping districts were relatively sparse over the holiday weekend in the face of rising coronavirus cases and warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to avoid large groups. Major chains closed on Thanksgiving, after years of being open that day. And many Americans did their shopping before the weekend even began, drawn by sales that began in October.

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Walmart is bringing livestream shopping to TikTok on Friday

A line forms outside of the Walmart in Quincy, MA on April 4, 2020 as the store implements new restrictions on capacity during the coronavirus pandemic. People wait outside wearing masks and distanced apart.

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TikTok is venturing into shoppable livestream events, starting with a Walmart partnership this week.

The retailer announced it will host a one-hour livestream Friday on TikTok, where users can can shop for Walmart fashion items featured by TikTok creators without having to leave the app. Once the event is over, users will still be able to shop the

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Two teenagers killed at Sacramento mall in Black Friday shooting | US news

Police are looking for a gunman who shot and killed two teens at a northern California mall in the midst of Black Friday, sending shoppers running for safety, authorities said.

Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento was evacuated shortly after 6pm when shots were fired near one of the mall’s entrances, a police spokesman, Karl Chan, said.

A 19-year-old man was found dead at the mall and a 17-year-old boy was found critically wounded at a bank outside the mall. He was taken to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries several hours later, police told the Sacramento Bee on Saturday.

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The Black Friday Clothing Sales You Don’t Want To Miss: J.Crew, Nike & More

Black Friday clothing sales are in full swing and there are some excellent deals to be had this weekend. Most Black Friday clothing deals are at least 20%, but plenty of retailers are discounting even steeper. Adidas, J.Crew, and Banana Republic are just some of the retailers offering as much as 50% off. So whether you’re looking for new styles to add to your wardrobe, or pieces to give as holiday gifts, there’s bound to be a Black Friday clothing sale or two for you to take advantage of this weekend.

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2 shot, killed at Northern California mall on Black Friday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who shot and killed two teens at a Northern California mall in the midst of Black Friday, sending shoppers running for safety, authorities said.

Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento was evacuated shortly after 6 p.m. when shots were fired near one of the mall’s entrances, police spokesman Karl Chan said.

A 19-year-old man was found dead at the mall and a 17-year-old boy was found critically wounded at a bank outside of the mall. He was taken to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries several hours later, police told

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