American Thanksgiving is here and, for millions of families, the day is steeped in old-fashioned values: quality family time, turkey dinner, football on the television, and eventually passing out on the couch .
But once out of their turkey-induced stupor, people will put on their true game faces and strategize: how to nab the best deals on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day in the American retail calendar. In fact, more than 152 million people already have some part of their brain working on the task.
There is no denying this, but what was once an exclusively post-Thanksgiving day affair – a Friday event – is now taking place both on Thursday and Friday. About 1,000 Gap stores will be open on Thanksgiving, Wal-Mart stores open at 10 p.m., and a number of…
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