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