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State Office of Consumer Affairs, local merchants offer some Black Friday shopping tips

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is regarded by many as the official start of the holiday retail season --- and a day when shopping is elevated to an art form --- and, in some cases, a full-contact sport.

To offer some guidance on how to survive and thrive on Black Friday, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs has teamed up with the Retailers Association of Massachusetts.

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