EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Tri-State shoppers took advantage of deals on Thanksgiving, and others are out for the traditional “Black Friday” shopping.
“In our family you have to be in the 8th grade, and when you get in the 8th grade, you can come but if you’re grouchy you get banned” said shopper Kyra Smith.
Some families stood outside of Target this morning for more than 2 hours.
“I think part of the fun part was having to stand in the line and be cold, and cuddled, where now you can technically shop all night” said shopper Mary Meredith.
Many shoppers tell me today Black Friday soon may be a thing of the past.
“As the years go on black Friday slowly turned into black Thursday, all the sales had already started and we haven’t even sat down for dinner yet" said Meredith.
“We were at a different store and we went in to look for something, and they were already out because they were open yesterday” said shopper Kiana Smith.
Coresight Research founder and CEO Deborah Weinswig told CNBC that cyber Monday eclipsed Black Friday a couple of years ago. Weinsberg also said that Black Friday no longer represents a narrow window of opportunity, because shoppers are starting their holiday shopping year round.
“It’s still fun for us but its dropped a lot I think” said Kiana Smith.
For them , Black Friday is The only time standing in line is a good thing.
Those that weren’t out shopping on Thanksgiving and Black Friday maybe looking ahead to “Small Business Saturday” and “Cyber Monday."