Topics » Business & Economy   Nov. 23, 2012

Americans Flood the Stores for Black Friday Bargains

Opening Doors for Customers

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Hunting for Early BargainsThe Sales Are OnWaiting for the CrushOpening Doors for CustomersRushing into StoresProtesting Against WalmartLooking at TV SetsSleeping Through the SalesEvaluating the MerchandiseStudying the Jewelry DisplaysPiled High With BargainsAdvertising Calls to ShoppersStreet Full of ShoppersWindow Shopping on Fifth Ave.

Opening Doors for Customers

Best Buy employees in Naples, Fla., let in some of the first shoppers on Friday. Although controversial, many big retail stores again decided to get a head start on Black Friday this year by opening on Thanksgiving Day or at midnight instead of the traditional dawn Friday opening time.

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