Is Black Friday dead? Here are some retailers still offering discount deals the day after Thanksgiving – Lexington Dispatch
In the past the day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday, has been the kickoff of the holiday shopping season.
But in recent years retailers have begun moving away from the more traditional one-day sales opportunities to offer extended discounts, some beginning at the start of November.
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There are also many sales where you don’t even have to leave the house with online shopping becoming the increasingly preferred option for purchases. The Monday following Thanksgiving has even been termed “Cyber Monday” to reflect the shift from in-store shopping.
Many retailers have also shied away from offering sales on Thanksgiving Day and have even decided to close during the holiday.
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But for those who still enjoy the traditional after-Thanksgiving shopping experience, several stores will still be open on Black Friday. Here is a partial list of what is closed on Thanksgiving and are open the following day for Black Friday sales.
For a complete list of local retailers offering Black Friday sales, go to BlackFriday.com.
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