The lines for Black Friday shopping will be forming even earlier this year.
Macy's and Best Buy have already announced a 6 p.m. store opening Thanksgiving Day.
Walmart’s “Doorbuster” deals are also expected to begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, with Toys R Us expected to open as early as 5 p.m. according to the websites BradsDeals.com.
For many retailers, Black Friday is now Black Thursday.
But not everyone is happy about it.
"I don’t think it’s a good thing,” said shopper Juanita McMillan. “I think (Thanksgiving) is family time.”
McMillan is not alone in her opinion. Almost 50,000 people have joined the Facebook group, “Boycott Black Thursday ” to demonstrate against any store that opens on Thanksgiving this year.
According to the Facebook page, the following stores have refused to open Thanksgiving and will instead open Friday:
- American Girl
- Wholesale Club
- Crate and Barrel
- Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
- Pier 1 Imports
- Sierra Trading Post
Target, JCPenney, Toys R Us and Kohl’s have not released their store hours yet, but all four retailers were open on Thanksgiving last year.
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