November 26th, 2010
08:49 AM ET

Black Friday 2010 starts with a bang

Neither rain nor snow could keep throngs of determined bargain hunters from hitting stores nationwide at the stroke of midnight on Black Friday, one of the biggest sales days of the year.

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, typically marks the start of the annual holiday gift-buying marathon. This year, retailers are eager to rev up their holiday sales as soon as possible to make up for the past two lackluster holiday seasons.


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  1. allenwarren

    Do you think we could cover NEWS instead of people waisting their time trying to get things that thay don't need.

    November 26, 2010 at 9:22 am | Report abuse |
  2. RT

    Wouldn't that be great!!

    November 26, 2010 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  3. Boney

    Dang, I must still be half asleep, I saw the headline and thought a bomb went off at a Walmart!

    November 26, 2010 at 10:19 am | Report abuse |
  4. rumrunner

    black friday is a scam

    November 26, 2010 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Cesar

    @Rumrunner. You're a scam. I'm a scam. Our sun is a scam. The Milky Way is a scam. The whole universe is a scam. The Big Bang Theory is a scam. Jupiter's rings are a scam. The internet is a scam. Pluto never was a planet, that was a scam.

    November 26, 2010 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
  6. earl park indiana

    Black friday brings out the crazy people. i have worked at sears one year and people get violent. DO AWAY WITH BLACK FRIDAY!!!!! everyone say it with me

    November 26, 2010 at 7:35 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Black Friday Fist Fights

    Ho hum. Another unique American spectacle. Spain has their Bull Run, and we've got Black Friday. Reports of shoppers pushing, shoving, wrestling, biting...all over saving a few bucks. Those not injured go right on shopping, willing to risk it. It's a carnival. Freak show even.

    November 26, 2010 at 8:44 pm | Report abuse |
  8. rumrunner

    now just hold on a minute, cesar, dwts and american idol are real.

    November 27, 2010 at 3:21 am | Report abuse |
  9. j.k

    What a bull..i mean black friday! and i think that pluto planet was a scam.

    November 27, 2010 at 4:10 pm | Report abuse |