Retailers offer new services to boost Black Friday sales

Retailers like Walmart are offering new services, like hanging Christmas lights, to encourage customers to shop their holiday deals.
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The pandemic is having a big impact on Black Friday with just one week to go, the CDC is avoiding shoppers to a -- warning shoppers to avoid crowded stores. Rebecca Jarvis has details on what you need to know. Good morning, Rebecca. Reporter: Good morning to you, George. That's right, the lights are out but many shoppers are planning to stay in this year. Adobe predicts online sales this year will top $189 billion. That is up 33% from last year and 60% of shoppers are now saying they will do some of their Christmas shopping, some of their holiday shopping online. 41% say they won't be going to those Black Friday sales in person. Instead, they'll do it from their couch and retailers are taking note and offering new services to try to lure customers in, especially in this time of pandemic, in this time of economic uncertainty, they're offering a number of new services, target says its curbside pickup service is up 700% from last year and Walmart is now offering this new service where they will hang your lights on your home if it's a one-story home for $129. George. Not a bad deal at all. Okay, Rebecca, thanks very much.

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