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Gray Thursday

Shoppers get an early start on holiday purchases at a Best Buy in Jersey City. (Credit TV 10/55)

Holiday Sales Draw Bigger Crowds But Spending May Be Down

But total spending is expected to fall for the first time ever since the trade group began tracking it in 2006, according to the survey that was released on Sunday. Over the four days, spending fell an estimated 2.9 percent to $57.4 billion.

12/01/2013

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys"R"Us in Times Square on Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.  Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Analysts: Thanksgiving Retail Openings May Have Cut Into Black Friday Sales

A few retailers opened stores on Thanksgiving for the last few years. This year, at least a dozen major retailers did so, with some opening earlier in the day. That led some analysts to question whether the Thanksgiving openings would take away sales on Black Friday.

11/30/2013

Latosha Mathis

Woman Accused Of Carrying Stun Gun In Linden, N.J. Wal-Mart Parking Lot

A woman was arrested this week, after another shopper said she pulled a stun gun on her during an argument over a shopping cart in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Linden, N.J.

11/30/2013

North Carolina Walmart Brawl

Holiday Shoppers Break Into Brawls Across The Country

Black Friday turned into Bad Friday for multiple shoppers across the country, including those at several stores in the Tri-State Area.

11/30/2013

Gray Thursday

Shoppers Rush Stores For ‘Gray Thursday’ On Thanksgiving Day

In a decision that has met with mixed reaction, more and more retailers have decided to open on Thanksgiving Day for pre-Black Friday sales.

11/28/2013