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Stores are rehearsing for the 147 million shoppers expected to burst through their doors on Black Friday this week. It's necessary, given weak forecast reports. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports. (Nightly News)
MSNBC's financial analyst Vera Gibbons shares how retailers get consumers to spend extra money and how to resist retail lures. (TODAY)
Consumer reporter Janice Lieberman goes in search of designer bargains at some of the country's most popular outlet centers. But are the discounts really what they seem? (TODAY)
Weak retails sales in June added to concerns about the lagging economy, concerns that were reflected in the Federal Reserve's latest analysis. NBC's Brian Williams reports. (Nightly News)
Cnbc's Jane Wells tells msnbc that as temperature rose in June, shoppers headed to stores and malls to take advantage of both air-conditioning and discounts.
Jan. 7: Many of the nation's top retailers are reporting modest sales gains for December. Cnbc's Jane Wells reports.