November 16th, 2011

Early Black Friday idea is a turkey

By Michelle Singletary
Washington Post

If you’re like me, at midnight on Thanksgiving you’re either in bed or getting ready for bed after enjoying a day with your family. But several major retailers have said they will open for business at that hour to sell to shoppers wanting to get a jump on the bargains. If the trend continues, Black Friday will become Black Thursday.

And that’s not a good thing.

Target, Macy’s, Best Buy and others have decided to open at midnight to begin Black Friday. Best Buy called its move “historic.”

Really? Historic?

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