While the holiday shopping season officially begins on the Friday following Thanksgiving, a day known as Black Friday, many retailers consider Thanksgiving day to be the unofficial beginning of the holiday retail season.... More »

The majority of Walmart locations are open 24 hours a day. Some close at 10:00 p.m. and open at 5:00 a.m. A list of Walmart locations and store hours can be found on www.walmart.com. More »

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The day after Thanksgiving is called Black Friday because of the massive traffic jams and overcrowded stores that are common on the biggest shopping day of the year. Although the name wasn't used until the 1960s, the day... More »

The day after Thanksgiving is called Black Friday because of the massive traffic jams and overcrowded stores that are common on the biggest shopping day of the year. Although the name wasn't used until the 1960s, the day... More »

Cyber Monday, which takes place on the Monday following Thanksgiving each year, is the official beginning of the online holiday shopping season. On Cyber Monday, also referred to as Black Monday, online retailers offer s... More »

In 1621, the Colonial Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians came together to eat a meal in the spirit of thankfulness, an event which is regarded as the origin of the Thanksgiving holiday. Despite this, some key differences... More »

In 2013, T.J. Maxx stores opened at 7 a.m. on Black Friday. Marshalls, which is owned by the same parent company, also opened at 7 a.m. on Black Friday in 2013. More »