With expectations low, retailers see victory on Black Friday

Brick-and-mortar retailers did enough things right on Black Friday to consider the event a success, even if the crowds of past years haven’t returned.

Chains simplified promotions this year and took a keener eye to managing their inventory. At Wal-Mart , color-coded maps helped shoppers navigate…

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