Topics » Business & Economy   Nov. 23, 2012

Americans Flood the Stores for Black Friday Bargains

Rushing into Stores

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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.

Rushing into Stores

Customers in hot pursuit of holiday bargains rush into the Macy's store on 34th Street in Manhattan at midnight Friday. The shopping frenzy known as Black Friday kicked off earlier than previous years, with some retailers opening on Thursday night.

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