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1 dead, 1 injured in Sacramento Black Friday mall shooting

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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N.J. mall hours 2020: Are malls open on Thanksgiving Day? When do malls open on Black Friday?

Thanksgiving Day 2020 is Thursday, Nov. 26, and although it’s a holiday, many shoppers love to take advantage of early Black Friday sales when malls and stores open the night before.

Here is everything you need to know about which malls are open and closed.

Are N.J. malls open on Thanksgiving Day 2020?

In a change this year, all 13 Simon malls in New Jersey will be closed. So will many other malls and most major shopping centers throughout the state.

The only mall in New Jersey staying open on Thanksgiving Day is Brunswick Square, from 11 a.m. –

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New Jersey’s $5 Billion Mall Could Use a Black Friday Boost

The American Dream mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Photographer: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg

Shopping centers are struggling through one of the worst retail crises ever, as a public health emergency and changing consumer tastes conspire to ravage the industry.

So it’s not exactly the ideal time to be launching the second-biggest mall in the U.S.

American Dream, a $5 billion, 3.3 million-square-foot behemoth in East Rutherford, New Jersey, finally opened its retail stores last month, about two decades after development began. The mall will face its first big test right off the bat, with Black Friday kicking

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Black Friday, holiday shopping activity crucial to merchants in 2020 | Local News

THOMASVILLE — The day after Thanksgiving kicks off Christmas shopping activity with sales, crowds and merchants’ dependency on end-of-year numbers to keep them out of the red — and in the black — for the year.

Because of COVID-19 impacting businesses this year, the Christmas shopping period is particularly crucial.

“This year’s Black Friday is probably more important than any Black Friday we’ve ever had,” said Ron Dixon, owner of Al Dixon Men’s Wear in downtown Thomasville. “We’ve got to make things up in the last quarter.”

During the first and second quarters of this year, Dixon’s business lost purchases

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Is the Mall Open on Thanksgiving 2020? When Shopping Starts Ahead of Black Friday

Most malls are closed on Thanksgiving Day 2020, which this year falls on November 26. However, all malls resume operations from the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, which sees various retail venues offer discounted prices on a range of products.



a group of people standing in a room: People line up outside a store at the Mall of America on June 10 in Minnesota.


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People line up outside a store at the Mall of America on June 10 in Minnesota.

The History Of Black Friday And Cyber Monday

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But customers can start shopping online ahead of Black Friday, as several major retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and several others, have launched their sales early ahead

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