Phones are becoming more shopping-friendly and more consumers are willing to wait for online deals. This year's online sales boost signals an era of mobile shopping as retailers race to keep up.
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This Black Friday, some people are choosing not to shop. NPR talks to a state park manager in Minnesota and people on a walking tour in Los Angeles about why they're opting out.
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As Black Friday 2015 gets underway across the United States, Morning Edition heads to a big box store in Los Angeles. Are shoppers finding bargains, and are they spending money?
We discover some of this season's hottest toys: light sabers, drones and Millennium Falcons — all for sale in anticipation of next month's release of the new Star Wars film: The Force Awakens.
Retailers Association president Jon Hurst joined Morning Edition to talk about Black Friday sales in Massachusetts.
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With October’s gains, Massachusetts has added an estimated 62,800 jobs so far this year, the state said.