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US shoppers go wild for Black Friday

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 29 November 2013

It's Black Friday in the United States - expected to be the most lucrative shopping days of the year for retailers and a major test of consumer sentiment. We hear from the chairman and chief executive of Macy's Terry Lundgren on how the famous department store has fared and the BBC's Samira Hussein reports on the growing popularity of dollar stores. Also the Netherlands is stripped of its AAA credit rating by Standard & Poor's. There are hopes that India's economy has turned a corner after the release of its latest growth figures; and regular guests Diane Brady of Bloomberg Businessweek and Anne Bagamery discuss the week's biggest business stories.

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