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Dozens were sold in the first few minutes after the Creve Coeur Kohl's opened at 5 p.m.

"The air fryers, that's a biggie, anything.small electrics, coffee makers, griddles, sheets and blankets are always another big thing on Black Friday for us", said Young.

It was part of a holiday shopping plan, she told MetroNews. She said she was out "just looking for a deal, and I drug him (Barnes) along with me".

Behind her in line was Janet Rivera from South Charleston who planned to buy a specially-priced Shark vacuum.

While the earliest reference to Black Friday traces back to 1961 when Philadelphia police used the term to describe the heavy traffic and disruptive pedestrians on the day after Thanksgiving, it has come to mean the point in the year when retailers begin to turn a profit, going from being "in the red" to being "in the black".

Her fiance was waiting with her.

Still, Black Friday isn't what it used to be.

Early indications suggest that Black Friday spending will dip for the first time this year since its arrival in the UK.

"I think the traditionalists will have a hard time stomaching that", Josh Elman, a consumer and retail analyst with Nasdaq Advisory Services, told Business Insider past year.

Black Friday's name is a source of some debate.

A lot of retailers are also matching their in-store deals online.

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"They feel like they get a really great bargain".

"This is about servicing the guest however they want and as quickly as they want", says John Mulligan, Target's chief operating officer. "It is a tradition".

By late Thursday afternoon, online sales reached $1.75 billion representing growth of 28.6 percent year-over-year, according to Adobe Analytics data.

People shop at the Herald Square Macy's Flag ship store for the early Black Friday sales on November 22, 2018 in New York City.

Retailers aren't just ushering the official start of the holiday season with the usual expanded hours and fat discounts on big TVs and toys. "I was a little nervous coming". The only way she could purchase it was to wait in line and hope there were still some left by the time got to the aisle. "It was sold out, so now I'm here".

With the rise of the internet, another shopping holiday was born in 2005: Cyber Monday. He noted that despite lines to get into stores Thursday night, there wasn't a "mad dash" to buy. Sentiment among consumers at the lower end of the income scale is a more meaningful measure for gauging overall habits as these shoppers have a higher marginal propensity to consume, meaning they are more likely to spend each additional dollar of income.

"Our industry is evolving", Lambert said. "They're there and I think it's vital that we shop there". It fared well, Walmart says, and expanded the program for the holiday season.

"Look at the deals that are available". Here's the Target Black Friday ad to show you what's on sale.

Konrad Kelling, managing director of Barclaycard Payment Solutions, said: "Our data shows that people have been making a higher number of less expensive purchases than at this time previous year".

Thanksgiving day is tracking toward one of the fastest growing retail days in online shopping history.

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