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(WFIE) - Results from Black Friday shopping are in and despite the economy the numbers are good!
Retailers are breathing a sigh of relief. After bracing for lower profits they were more than pleasantly surprised to learn more shoppers went for the Black Friday bargains this year than last year.
A survey says 172 million shoppers got up early Friday morning. That's more than the 142 million last year.
Spending was also up. Retailers made an estimated $40 billion dollars this weekend.
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