By Louis DeNicola, Cheapism.com
Plan ahead for the biggest shopping day of the year!Each year Black Friday store hours start earlier and earlier, and this year is no different. The creep has even spread to the early morning hours of Thanksgiving Day. No matter the opening time, plan to arrive early to ensure you get the best Black Friday deals. For some retailers and some items, this means getting in line at least two hours prior to the doors opening or the beginning of a sales event.
Following is a roundup of Black Friday store hours for the major chains to help you map out your shopping plan.
Thanksgiving Day (November 28, 2013) This year Black Friday shopping might rightly be called something else -- Grey Thursday, perhaps? -- as some retailers invite shoppers to spend all night filling their baskets. Here's a sample of opening hours on Thanksgiving Day:
- Kmart -- Open through 11pm on Nov. 29
- Old Navy -- Closed from 4pm until 7pm
- Gap, Inc -- Closed from 4pm until 7pm
- Toys R Us