Thanksgiving Weekend Draws Record Number Of Shoppers

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Thanksgiving Weekend Draws Record Number Of Shoppers

With many Black Friday sales beginning earlier this year—including several that started on Thanksgiving night—stores and online retailers together lured a record 247 million shoppers this weekend and took in more than $59 billion. What do you think?

  • “Shame on retailers for allowing us to behave like such animals.”

    Carol Zielinski
    Systems Analyst
  • “It’s nice to see our nation getting back into excessive consumer debt.”

    Adam Puranaphun
    Nutritionist
  • “As a budget-minded consumer who enjoys rubbing up against people, it was a great day all around.”

    Tom Yuan
    Luggage Repairer