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Alexandria Retailers Prepare For Black Friday

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Alexandria retailers are divided on how much of a success holiday shopping will be this year.
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Alexandria retailers are divided on how much of a success holiday shopping will be this year.

With the official start of the Christmas shopping season just one week away, area retailers are divided over how successful it will be.

Some Alexandria retailers say they are expecting their best holiday season ever while others say they're almost ready to close their doors forever. Alexandria Chamber of Commerce President Tina Leone says her organization lost about a third of her membership since the recession began.

Michael Pope reports...

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