Shoppers line up for a Black Friday sale at the Bellingham Best Buy on Thanksgiving Day in 2016. Sales at big box stores were up 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, reversing a downward trend.
Shoppers line up for a Black Friday sale at the Bellingham Best Buy on Thanksgiving Day in 2016. Sales at big box stores were up 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, reversing a downward trend. Caleb Hutton chutton@bhamherald.com
Shoppers line up for a Black Friday sale at the Bellingham Best Buy on Thanksgiving Day in 2016. Sales at big box stores were up 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, reversing a downward trend. Caleb Hutton chutton@bhamherald.com

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