Retailers and Shoppers Ready for Black Friday - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Retailers and Shoppers Ready for Black Friday

24 November 2006

Reported by Associated Press

The day after Thanksgiving has been cemented into American culture as an annual retail-ritual that continues to attract more and more people willing to give-up a good nights sleep for deep-discounts and 'door buster' offers.

Consumer affairs advocate Ben Popkin says early-bird specials on hot-ticket items will lure crowds to big-box stores and shopping malls, with some eager spenders showing up a day early.

He suggests such power-shoppers come prepared with warm clothing, a hot drink, even a chair, and no matter what, don't cut in line, because "you might find some extra elbows thrown your way."

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