Black Friday blunders to avoid

Ann Santiago
November 22, 2018

Unnecessary spending: You are going to find some good deals; just make sure you don't overdo it. Make a list, set a budget and stick to it.

Most drugstore chains such as Walgreens, Rite Aid, Duane Reade, and CVS will have Thanksgiving Day hours for customers. Usually the department stores have a huge crowd on Thanksgiving. TIME has reported that when it comes to Target stores, they are open on Thursday from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Black Friday.

Likewise, Vons should be open between 6 a.m. and midnight. The store will close and then reopen for more Black Friday shopping at 7 a.m.

"We'll be open all day like we normally are during the holidays and every other day". Two of them will be released tonight and the $398 65-inch 4K Smart TV doorbuster deal is only in stores on Thanksgiving Day.

Target: Thanksgiving - 5 p.m to 1 a.m., Friday 7 a.m.to 11 p.m. It also operates extended hours on Saturday for those who missed Black Friday from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m.

Phoenicia Specialty Foods (Westheimer): Open 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. More people plan on shopping in physical stores than online, with 71 percent of shoppers planning to visit stores on Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday.


J-C-Penney will open its doors at 2 p.m and Target will open its doors at 5 p.m.

Most Walmart stores in the USA are open 24/7 even on most major holidays.

Regardless of the store shopping hours, shopping is unlimited on each of the stores' websites.

A lot of retailers are also matching their in-store deals online.

Kroger is open from 6 a.m.to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and will reopen at 6 a.m. on Friday.

Old Navy is open 3 p.m., but some stores vary. Some stores open at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving, others at 6 p.m. - and still other Modell's are closed on the holiday.

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