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The compressed shopping season has brands trumpeting early discounts. What’s in a name? The thing we call a Black Friday deal on any other day would still be a bargain. And so a host of retailers are taking advantage of the declining relevance of Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that was once a shopping bonanza, to advertise Black Friday-level discounts this week, 11 days ahead of schedule. On Monday, Home Depot emailed its customers…