Wal-Mart Wins Race for Earliest Thanksgiving Opening

Walmart

Just as Target joins the crowd of major retailers to announce 8pm opening times on Thanksgiving, Wal-Mart says its stores will open two hours earlier—at 6pm.

Kohl’s Stores to Open at 8pm on Thanksgiving

Kohl's

Kohl’s joins Macy’s and JCPenney in opening at 8pm on Thanksgiving this year.

Macy’s Stores Open Thanksgiving Night

Macy's

Most Macy’s stores will be opening at 8pm on Thanksgiving night, the day before the traditional start to holiday shopping.

Shoppers spend a record $52 billion over Thanksgiving weekend

Lured by deals and discounts, shoppers appear to have shrugged off economic worries to post record Thanksgiving weekend sales of $52.4 billion, the latest figures suggest, with apparel among the top gifts.