Canadian Holiday Weekend Brings Big Business to U.S.

October 14, 2013 Updated Oct 14, 2013 at 6:10 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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October 14, 2013 Updated Oct 14, 2013 at 6:10 PM EDT

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving means big sales and big crowds for local retail spots.

Officials at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls say about 60 percent of their business this weekend is Canadian.

For those who didn't get out this weekend, there are less than seven weeks until Black Friday.