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  FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 25, 2012, file photo, a customer shops at a K-Mart in Chicago. If the economic downturn has taught retailers anything, itâs that a 50 percent off sale isnât enough to lure finicky American shoppers into stores these days, so this holiday season, shoppers will find that retailers are doing all kinds of things to make it easier for them to part with their money. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)