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Local retailers welcome Black Friday crowds


November 24, 2018


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While many larger stores started offering their bargains Thursday night, several local retailers reported successful Black Friday sales.

“We were slammed starting at 8 a.m., and this is probably the first time it’s let up,” Hobby Wheel owner Eric Fitting said at around 3 p.m.

Fitting said it was probably the best Black Friday the store has seen in 15 years, which he attributed to not only a healthy economy, but also the recent snowstorms.

“Anytime we have snow, it seems like business picks up,” Fitting said.

Given Friday’s success,...

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