Salina Shoppers Out In Force

Shoppers in Salina were out in force Thanksgiving night.

The doors to several large retailers were open throughout the day. Walmart was overflowing when “Black Friday” specials began at 6:00 Thursday evening.

Other stores including Target and Kohl’s had long lines waiting for doors to open at 8:00 with “door buster” specials.

Around the country the doors of more than a dozen major retailers were open on Thanksgiving, giving customers a jump start on holiday shopping. It’s a break with tradition.

The day after Thanksgiving, called Black Friday, had for a long time been considered the official start to the holiday buying season. But in the past few years, retailers have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving night