With 152 million people expected to hit the stores, Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. And, here in Western Mass, that is no exception. Here's a look at some of the stores opening early for the event.
Midnight (or shortly after due to Blue Laws): Aerie, American Eagle, Bath & Body Works, The Children's Place, Express, Gap, New York & Co, Old Navy, PacSun, Starbucks, Victoria's Secret.
12:30 a.m.: Abercombie & Fitch, Abercrombie, Hollister, Macy's
1:00 a.m.: Forever XXI, Target, Best Buy
4:00 a.m.: Against All Odds, Cajun Café, Desert Moon, Finishline, FYE, Guess, Hot Topic, JCPenney, Journeys, Journey's Kidz, Lids, McDonalds, New York & Co, Sbarro, Sears, Spencer Gifts, Subway, Tropical Smoothie, Wet Seal
5:00 a.m.: AC Moore, Babies R Us, Banana Republic, Burlington Coat Factory, Christmas Tree Shop, Dollar & Things, H&M, Lane Bryant, Radio Shack, Shi, Sports, Delia's, Authority, Sports Stuff, Vitamin World
6:00 a.m.: Best Buy Mobile, Champs, Claire's, DSW, Friendly's, Lola Perfume, Paper Route, Pretzel Time, Sephora, Yankee Candle
7:00 a.m.: All remaining stores to open
12:01 a.m.: Subway and Glowfine E-Cigarettes
12:30 a.m.: Old Navy and Macy's
1:00 a.m.: Olympia Sports
3:00 a.m.: Pretzel Twister
4:00 a.m.: Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Hot Topic, Sears, Journeys
6:00 a.m.: Bath and Body Works, Game Stop, Game Play, Radio Shack
7:00 a.m.: All other stores
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