Westfarms Mall Black Friday
FARMINGTON - Black Friday is yet again upon Connecticut therefore the annual debate throughout the ethics of Thanksgiving shopping has polarized individuals.
Some stores like REI and Costco are taking a stand and remaining shut on Thanksgiving Day. (REI is closed on Black Friday also.)
The message is resonating with customers.
"I do not believe stores should really be open on Thanksgiving, " stated Norman Thoms of Colchester. "I think individuals is home with their family, soothing, and appreciating on their own."
The National Retail Federation predicts about 135 million buyers will hit the shops searching for deals this Thanksgiving week-end. With this much money on the line, most retailers tend to be opting to remain available on Black Friday, although some will open earlier on Thanksgiving Day.
The discounts are hot regarding typical products particularly cameras, TVs, computers and cellular phones, as well as other items like jewellery. Other shops are offering "doorbuster" discounts to entice consumers to arrive early and remain when you look at the store.
"Microsoft has the Xbox at the lowest price we've ever seen therefore get an extra $50 down on Black Friday, " stated Amanda Sirica, representative for Westfarms Mall in western Hartford. "Lord and Taylor is offering initial 500 shoppers on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday a doorbuster $20 door pass."
Various other retailers like Amazon are providing discounts online all week, because of the marquee product sales coming-on "Cyber Monday."