Across most of the nation, retailers opened on Thanksgiving Day , but those changes have not occurred in Massachusetts, one of three New England states that still forbids the practice based on 17th century blue laws. But at Best Buy in Danvers a mammoth line snaked across the Liberty Tree Mall well before midnight when many stores would open. Shoppers in Massachusetts are expected to spend $14 billon during this year’s holiday sales, a 3.5 percent increase from last year.
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