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POLL: Do You Plan to Shop on Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday this Year?

The retail race to lure in customers gets more competitive each year. Some stores are announcing sales on Thanksgiving Day, and Black Friday sales starting at midnight. Will you take advantage this year?

 

As Thanksgiving Day looms closer and closer, for retail stores, that means one thing - the start of holiday shopping season.

The day after Thanksgiving, known as "Black Friday," is traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year across the country. In recent years, the race to compete for customers' dollars has gotten more and more competitive amongst retail companies. Opening times at stores have been creeping back earlier and earlier, from as early as 4 a.m. to, this year, midnight for some stores like , and even .

Now, some stores are even announcing plans to be open with special shopping deals on Thanksgiving Day.

Patch wants to know - what sales and shopping deals do you plan to take advantage of this year? Will you go out on Black Friday? Or, would you even go out on Thanksgiving Day, if the deals were enticing enough?

Vote in our poll below!

And, tell us in the comments - which stores do you plan to hit up this year? What will you be shopping for?

Be sure to read our Holiday Guide 2011 for the latest in local holiday events, stories and other news of interest this holiday season. We will be adding new content to it every week!

Allysson November 16, 2011 at 10:45 PM
we celebrate the day after Thanksgiving with a board game party for family and friends.
Jennifer van der Kleut November 16, 2011 at 11:53 PM
Allyson - what a good idea! Sometimes my family plays games while the turkey is cooking on Thanksgiving Day. The day after Thanksgiving is usually when we get our Xmas tree and decorate it, while eating leftovers!
karen November 17, 2011 at 02:11 AM
We avoid the Black Friday crowds at all costs! Decorating for Xmas sounds like a much better idea!

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