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Pandemic fears and online deals thin Black Friday crowds

Vehicles are seen in the parking lot of the Paddock Shops on Black Friday in Louisville, Kentucky, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Vehicles are seen in the parking lot of the Paddock Shops on Black Friday in Louisville, Kentucky, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Vehicles are seen in the parking lot of the Paddock Shops on Black Friday in Louisville, Kentucky, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston
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Shoppers wait in line eight hours prior to the opening, in hopes of Black Friday savings at a computer game store in La Grange, Kentucky, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Shoppers wait in line eight hours prior to the opening, in hopes of Black Friday savings at a computer game store in La Grange, Kentucky, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Shoppers wait in line eight hours prior to the opening, in hopes of Black Friday savings at a computer game store in La Grange, Kentucky, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston
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Briana Clearly assists a customer at the Silver Room store as part of the Black Shop Friday initiative in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Briana Clearly assists a customer at the Silver Room store as part of the Black Shop Friday initiative in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Briana Clearly assists a customer at the Silver Room store as part of the Black Shop Friday initiative in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
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Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Shoppers wait for the doors to open, in hopes of Black Friday savings, at Walmart in LaGrange, Kentucky, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Shoppers wait for the doors to open, in hopes of Black Friday savings, at Walmart in LaGrange, Kentucky, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Shoppers wait for the doors to open, in hopes of Black Friday savings, at Walmart in LaGrange, Kentucky, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston
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Shoppers look at music equipment at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Micah Green

Shoppers look at music equipment at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Micah Green

Shoppers look at music equipment at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Micah Green
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Woman has hand sanitizer available as she assists people as they shop on Black Friday in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, November 27, 2020.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Woman has hand sanitizer available as she assists people as they shop on Black Friday in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, November 27, 2020.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Woman has hand sanitizer available as she assists people as they shop on Black Friday in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, November 27, 2020.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday, at the Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday, at the Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday, at the Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Kimberly Buford (R), owner of the Color Me Beauty Bar, a nail and skin care boutique spa, works with client Tiffany Hill (L) as part of Black Shop Friday initiative in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Kimberly Buford (R), owner of the Color Me Beauty Bar, a nail and skin care boutique spa, works with client Tiffany Hill (L) as part of Black Shop Friday initiative in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Kimberly Buford (R), owner of the Color Me Beauty Bar, a nail and skin care boutique spa, works with client Tiffany Hill (L) as part of Black Shop Friday initiative in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
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A man visits the Shops at Hudson Yards during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man visits the Shops at Hudson Yards during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man visits the Shops at Hudson Yards during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday, at the Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday, at the Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday, at the Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A man sits with several bags at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Micah Green

A man sits with several bags at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Micah Green

A man sits with several bags at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Micah Green
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Shoppers look at shoes at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Micah Green

Shoppers look at shoes at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Micah Green

Shoppers look at shoes at Coastal Grand Mall on Black Friday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Micah Green
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Shoppers wait in line eight hours prior to the opening, in hopes of Black Friday savings, at a computer game store in La Grange, Kentucky, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Shoppers wait in line eight hours prior to the opening, in hopes of Black Friday savings, at a computer game store in La Grange, Kentucky, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Shoppers wait in line eight hours prior to the opening, in hopes of Black Friday savings, at a computer game store in La Grange, Kentucky, November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston
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People wear masks as they shop on Black Friday in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, November 27, 2020.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

People wear masks as they shop on Black Friday in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, November 27, 2020.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

People wear masks as they shop on Black Friday in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, November 27, 2020.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A man exits Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man exits Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man exits Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People visit Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People visit Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People visit Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Shoppers queue as they wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers queue as they wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers queue as they wait for a computer games store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Shoppers queue as they wait for a store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers queue as they wait for a store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers queue as they wait for a store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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People look at jewelry at Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People look at jewelry at Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People look at jewelry at Macy's Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Shoppers stand in line as they wait for a Victoria's Secret store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers stand in line as they wait for a Victoria's Secret store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Shoppers stand in line as they wait for a Victoria's Secret store to open on Black Friday at the Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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