Black Friday, falling on Nov. 27 this year, is a glorious post-Thanksgiving retail holiday for both bargain shoppers and retail giants alike. Department stores and consumer conglomerates go full force for the national holiday with sales and extended hours that seem to expand each year.
Wal-Mart, Target and Best Buy are among a number of retail chains that heavily advertise deals upon deals for post-turkey coma holiday, offer special deals on their websites days in advance and often open their doors on Thanksgiving for Black Friday, which becomes more of a week-long holiday in result.
Here are the Black Friday store hours for some of the holidays most avid participators:
Wal-Mart: Wal-Mart will remain open the entire day on Thanksgiving with Black Friday sales starting at 6 p.m. and lasting through Black Friday.
Target: Target will open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving for Black Friday and remain open for the bargain holiday through Friday.
Best Buy: Electronics giant Best Buy will open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Thanksgiving with Black Friday deals and reopen from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. for Black Friday the following day.
JC Penney: Department store chain JC Penney is getting a head start on Black Friday as stores will open at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Kohl's: Retail chain Kohl's will be in Black Friday business at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving day.