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Web Exclusive: Retailer opening earlier than the rest on Thanksgiving

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(CNN) - Kmart is upping the ante in the race for your money this holiday shopping season. Kmart plans to open at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day and stay open through 11 p.m. on Black Friday.It's the earliest opening yet of any retail store for Black Friday shopping because Thanksgiving is late this year, there are 6 fewer shopping days so retailers are doing all they can to make their most crucial sales time a success.

Amazon is releasing it's first original series. The online retailing giant says the first three episodes of the comedy "Alpha House" starring John Goodman will be available online for free and through it's mobile apps on November 15th. After that Amazon will release an episode per week to subscribers of it's 79 dollar a year service known as Amazon Prime.  
Google wants to help you manage your life. It's opening a how-to shop today called Helpouts.
It will sell expert advice from over a thousand merchants on everything from cosmetics to medicine. The live video sessions will be streamed on computers and smartphones. Each expert has cleared Google's background check and will set their own fee with 20 percent of the revenue going to Google.


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