Experts predict shoppers to come in record numbers this weekend

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According to retail analysts, consumers are going to be hitting the downtown shopping district hard this weekend.

Charleston Regional Business Journal reports that a survey conducted by Charleston-based America’s Research Group found that 50% of consumers plan to shop on Black Friday while 65% plan to hit the early bird specials. Both percentages mark a 20-year high.

The article throws in some additional national statistics concerning overall spending, shopping habits and more; read it here.

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