BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Shoppers spend Thanksgiving taking advantage of early Black Friday deals

BY Leah Mishkin, Correspondent |

A National Retail Federation survey found more than 165 million Americans shopped between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday last year and spent on average $313.29 on holiday gifts. For those looking to get a Thanksgiving day jump on this year’s Black Friday deals, some big box stores made doorbusters available early.