Black Friday Going Global With US Deals Just a Click Away

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Black Friday, the annual rite of retail that commands American attention the day after Thanksgiving, is catching on around the world. People from London to Leipzig to London, Ontario are starting to rush big box stores the next day.

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Retailers Could Pay for Unplanned Holiday Surge

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United Parcel Service Inc’s chief executive officer said on Monday the company’s closer collaboration with major retailers should bring a smooth holiday season, but he said UPS would charge customers more or even refuse packages if last-minute sales by a major customer threaten the company’s system.

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