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A woman looks at a DKNY holiday window display in New York. (AP)
A woman looks at a DKNY holiday window display in New York. (AP)

New positive economic data could be good news for retailers, who are jump-starting their holiday sales on Thanksgiving, instead of waiting for Black Friday. Washington Post retail reporter Ylan Mui explains how brick and mortar stores are expected to fare against online giants like Amazon, and how people are using mobile phone apps to find bargains.

This segment aired on November 24, 2010.

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