It's still no Aldi, but Whole Foods is offering discounts on Thanksgiving staples ahead of our massive national food orgy.
From a gold market crash in the 1860s to awful traffic in Pennsylvania 100 years later, the name of America's annual shopping frenzy has a long history.
Early start times and heavy discounts didn't compel the same crowds as in the past. The flop raises questions about the value of store openings on a cherished national holiday.
The most successful animated film of all time will result in hundreds of millions in sales for retailers. It could even knock Pokémon from its two-decade stint as the king of all kids.
The sales really take place on Thanksgiving and Saturday now. But do you really want to go shopping on Thanksgiving?
Don't underestimate how much people love a good haul video.
From Apple jumping in the fray to Abercrombie renaming it "Hot Friday," you might be surprised.