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"It's going to be a strong year".

Did most of those people really need another cinema screen-sized flatscreen TV or had they been hoodwinked into believing they did by retailers attempting to off-load stock on a gullible public ahead of the festive season?

"With employment and incomes increasing, consumers are more confident this year and that is reflected in their buying plans for the holidays", said NRF president / CEO Matthew Shay.

Shay said retailers are preparing for a "rush of consumers leading into Thanksgiving" and through December by stockpiling merchandise and offering a variety of discounts and promotions. Find out how much of the sales process you can do online or over the phone.

Guam retailers are gearing up for Black Friday.

"During the holiday season, we do beef up the staffing for maintenance, housekeeping, security and customer service personnel", he added. They are prime targets of criminals in crowded shopping areas.

Instead, mall officials track vehicles as a way to track shopping trends.

To make sure you get the most of your time and money, here's a Black Friday car-buying strategy. That compares to 50,966 the same day in 2015. She expects more business from demand and from McDonald Garden Center in Hampton closing its year-round operations.

"We have seen a lot of early shoppers", Sink said.

He says once again tech is the top ticket item.

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Countryside started its holiday season in October to meet demand for private events where Llaneza showcases various unique gift items, including up-cycled purses, handpainted teapots with infusers and chalkboard place mats for kids, while folks enjoy wine and cheese. Compare this to the United States event, where you can see discounts of up to 90%. Toys "R" Us offers a pick-up-in-store option.

Work out your budget and be prepared to stick to it.

Consumers, according to the survey, indicated they expect to spend an average of $967 this year, up 3.4 percent from the $935 consumers said they'd spend when surveyed at the same time last year.

Pro-Tip: My Best Buy members get early access to Black Friday deals starting Monday November 20. People line up hours before the store opens - some as early as 3 or 4 a.m.The store opens at 6 a.m., he said. Black Friday, store manager Mandy Handley said. Most Macy's stores will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving and close at 2 a.m., similar to previous year.

Opens: 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving and will stay open until 10 p.m. on Black Friday.

But some stores are sticking with marathon shopping hours.

Opens: 6 p.m on Thanksgiving and will remain open until 2 a.m. Friday., which is keeping a list of retailers closed on Thanksgiving, has found that opening on Thanksgiving isn't all that popular with consumers. Menards will open at 6 a.m. Friday.

The holiday shopping season is literally around the corner with big day, typically called Black Sunday, coming right after Thanksgiving Day. Technically, she already has completed her gift-buying agenda.

The first doorbusters kick off early Thursday morning.

A Neff Slide and Hide Oven on sale for £494.99 at Currys for last year's Black Friday was cheaper on at least 113 other days.

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