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Shopping Till You Drop

In this AP file photo, Frankie Lee, the first in a line of several hundred shoppers at a Wal-Mart in Oakland, Calif., rubs his eyes shortly before the store opens at 5 a.m. If the economic downturn has taught retailers anything, it’s that a 50 percent off sale isn’t enough to lure finicky American shoppers into stores these days, so this holiday season, shoppers will find that retailers are doing all kinds of things to make it easier for them to part with their money. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Question: What kind of sales will you be looking for this Christmas season?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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