Transcript for Black Friday Weekend Sales Down 5 Percent
might have seen this black Friday weekend. Scenes like this, a mall in San Francisco, all across the country. And yet a new tally shows 133 million people went to the stores between Thanksgiving and today that is down nearly 5% from last year. And what is up with the change and will cyber Monday make a difference Lindsey Janis investigates. Reporter: Grown men fighting over flat screen TVs. This shopper emerging victorious from a scrum over electronics. Despite scenes like these, those initial Numbers say fewer of us willing are to risk a black eye on black Friday to get that deal. Shopping on Turkey day itself made up for some of the dip, but one thing is clear, the rules of holiday bargain hunting are changing. So is cyber Monday still the day to shop online? Cyber Monday is an amazing day to shop online, but it's not the only day anymore. It's really a cyber month of deals, and I think cyber Monday is the summit. Reporter: For the best deals, shopping guru mark Ellwood says go to online only retailer, like 6pm.com for clothes or zappos for shoes and newegg for electronics. There's a lot in it for them to make cyber Monday a big thing. Reporter: And make sure you have all the latest apps to help you find the lowest prices. My favorite bargain hunting app is definitely poachit. I think poachit is phenomenal. You can install it in your browser on your laptop computer and click on it before you check out on any website. It will scrape the internet for any coupon available so you're using a discount ray gun. Reporter: Our shopping expert top tip, sign up for e-mail tonight and watch the steels start rolling in.
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