Searching for Deals on Black Friday

Shoppers get ready to find deals this Black Friday as the holiday season kicks into full swing.
1:38 | 11/22/12

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Retailers looking to there's customers, but also tonight, their workers. Walmart this evening dealing with demands from some employees threatening to strike at the worst possible time. Abc's sharyn alfonsi with that part of the story tonight. Reporter: On the eve of black friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year, thousands of walmart employees are poised to strike. But workers say they were pushed to the picket line after they learned they had to report to work today. We just demanding respect. teeporr: OTHER RETAILERS ARE Opening stores this thanksgiving, too. Hoping to get an edge on the $52 billion up for grabs this year. Target opened at 9:00 this morning. K mart is open for most of the day. Best buy doesn't open until midnight but workers there were preparing for the crush. Let's go! Reporter: Early birds pounced on door busting deals. 78 for a flat screen tv from walmart. 100 digital cameras at target. This laptop, $349. I do it every year. And every year I regret it but when the day comes, I enjoy it. Reporter: But if you can't quite stomach the scene after a big thanksgiving meal, don't worry. You can shop online and many of those black friday deals are available online right now before the stores even open their doors. But if you are in the stores tomorrow, standing in that aisle, wondering, is a better deal down the street, you say there's a great app that helps you with that. Reporter: It's called red laser. It scans the bar code and tells you if you can get that item cheaper somewhere else. It's great. So manof the stores are now matching prices. You can say, look, down the street, a few dollars cheaper.

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