CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports there's a shopping "lull" between Black Friday and Christmas. Also, a discussion about a potential retail boom, with Eric Beder, Brean Capital, and Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital.
Over a 24-hour span, FedEx expects to ship more than 19-million packages, or 200-packages a second worldwide. A jump from last year due to record Black Friday online sales. NBC's Jay Gray reports on the busiest shipping day of the year.
The Cycle hosts talk Cyber Monday, Black Friday, and the weirdest, wackiest, and scariest moments they saw during the busiest shopping weekend of the year.
A woman pulls shopping carts through the aisle of a Target store on the shopping day dubbed "Black Friday" in Torrington, Connecticut November 25, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
A Best Buy logo is seen at the company's store during Black Friday in San Francisco, California November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
An elderly man walks with his cane amid shoppers at the Glendale Galleria shopping mall on Black Friday in Glendale, California November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Fred Prouser