Friday, November 23, 2012

Is This The Beginning Of The End Of Thanksgiving?

Black Friday creeps into Thursday
By Anne D'Innocenzio and Tom Krisher
Associated Press
Thursday, November 22, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s shoppers on Thursday put down the turkey to take advantage of Thanksgiving deals.
Stores typically open in the wee hours of the morning on the day after Thanksgiving that’s named Black Friday because that’s when stores traditionally turn a profit for the year. But Black Friday openings have crept earlier and earlier over the past few years. Now, stores from Target to Toys R Us are opening their doors on Thanksgiving evening, hoping Americans will be willing to shop soon after they finish their pumpkin pie.

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 Black Friday creeps into Thursday - Washington Times