More proof that Back Friday data is bunk:

Bloomberg’s Michael McKee explains why you shouldn’t get excited over reports of sales gains on Black Friday. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “In The Loop.”


Source: Bloomberg, Nov. 26 2012

Category: Consumer Spending, Really, really bad calls, Video

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2 Responses to “Why Black Friday Numbers Don’t Mean Anything”

  1. dregstudios says:

    Is nothing sacred? This week proved the holidays have slipped away from the general public and been completely bastardized by Big Business. The traditional meaning of Thanksgiving and Christmas both have been diluted by mass consumerism. Read more about the War on the Holidays and American Values being waged from the buildings of Wall Street at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-war-on-thanksgiving-one-turkeys.html where one Turkey gets his revenge for encroaching on Thanksgiving this year!

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