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Retailers Fight Leaking of Black Friday Ads

November 7, 2012
Retailers and deal sites have already started their annual game of Leak-the-Black-Friday-ad. But it's starting to look like stores' fights to keep the ads off deal sites may be as much about posturing as they are about confidentiality.

More than 30 retailers' ads have already been released - somehow - to deal sites this holiday season. By Tuesday afternoon, sites had already gotten copies of ads for deals starting the day after Thanksgiving for stores including Sports Authority, RadioShack and Kmart.

On Monday, Macy's released a "sneak peek" of 15

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