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Retailer discord rings over charity's bells

By Naomi Aoki
Globe Staff / November 17, 2004

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This holiday season's retail conundrum: to silence the bells, or let them ring. As the Salvation Army kicks off its annual red-kettle program today, a growing number of retailers, from Best Buy to Target, are banning Salvation Army bell ringers from their doors -- to avoid having to choose between competing charities and out of concern for customers, they say. (Full article: 773 words)

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