Black Friday Shopping: Early Morning Retail Blitz

Shoppers across the country pack into stores to get big savings on holiday items
2:33 | 11/23/12

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We're gonna get right to the Black Friday blitz ABC's Josh -- and risking life and -- at best buy store in Levittown New York good morning to you John. Josh good morning to sort of been over about seven hours now and as you can see there's still -- pretty good sized -- right now but if you think this is bad. When the store opened at midnight they had about a thousand people ready -- swoop in on the door buster deals retailers tell us today. They are ready. Let -- shopping the savings and and -- showbiz. News. Grabbing for video games at this -- Morton Georgia. Still fumbling for a flat screens at his best -- Long Island. Nationwide those hours of waiting in line overnight. Transforming into this morning's anymore. Black Friday frenzy and it's -- is normally twenty dollars right now. It's 999 while supplies last what this year's in -- chaos is not without controversy. From Wisconsin to Florida workers at Wal-Mart striking outside. As the sales went on inside we just want to get the message out that there's a better America possible. In Sacramento California -- first player Thursday at this Kmart on the court to block -- What do you look into Indianapolis. May have met another team mark when he ran out of TV's cops got called and there's just -- amount house. What this morning even while the discounts are deep experts say the -- may not nearly as -- According to IBM commerce 60% of annual Black Friday shoppers are staying home. Choosing to do their buying online. Sales for Internet purchases already soaring nearly 18%. Also adding to the reduce crowds this morning sales at -- Thursday night. This woman stocked up on TV's. Well before her Turkey settled. They think -- sixty dollars. Severe -- -- -- -- probably wonder to yourself are there any deals left out there will best buy says they have some items actually they usually never go on sale like this. IPod Touch divided 25 dollar gift card companies beats by Dre headphones. 10% off this weekend but the good news is you don't actually have to come into the store you so -- -- -- deals on line. Josh and you got my Christmas list thank you for that John and thank you for risking that life and limb.

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