Retailers switch from Black Friday to Black Thursday

11/22/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

U.S. retailers have been starting the holiday shopping season ever earlier for years, but now they're moving Black Friday all the way to Thursday. Following the lead of Kmart, Toys R Us and other competitors, Walmart will open at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The shift is in part a response to more competition from online retailers.

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