Holiday shopping season kicks off with record spending

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U.S. consumers spent a record whopping $9.8 billion dollars this Black Friday that’s a 7.5% jump according to research firm Adobe Analytics. U.S. consumers also spent over $5 billion dollars on Thanksgiving day itself – and are set to spend even more on what is known as Cyber Monday when online behemoths like Amazon offer deep discounts on online purchases. CGTN’s Nathan King has more.