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The COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season in more ways than one. Not only will it be risky to spend time with friends and family, let alone travel to see them, but the shopping experience has altered significantly too. Major retailers have declared bankruptcy, others are changing Black Friday plans, and social distancing requirements will make crowding the aisles a worse idea than usual whether it's for a must-have toy or an irresistible bargain. We talked to retail industry insiders and analysts about what to expect.