Minutes after the Wal-Mart Supercenter opened at 5 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving in 2008, shoppers were lined up, ready to check out with their big screen television selections. Some stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day this year.
It's not unusual for people to be up early Thanksgiving morning, stuffing their turkey into the oven or heading out for deer hunting.
This year, another choice is being added to the menu - extra shopping hours. While some businesses typically are open - convenience and grocery stores - other retailers are opening Thanksgiving night, long before the traditional Black Friday sprint.
Some Shopko stores will open from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thanksgiving Day with some items at special prices originally planned for Black Friday. Shopko Hometown stores open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to a news ...