Black Friday 2013 will be far from a single day according to the latest Black Friday 2013 predictions. An Oct. 5 10 News article predicts that this major holiday shopping sale is actually going to start even earlier on Thanksgiving Day 2013.
Will Thanksgiving 2013 actually end up being a full shopping day? Not just yet, but stores are absolutely preparing to open earlier in 2013 to try to lure the typical Black Friday crowds to shop their deals first. The latest store to join the fray could be Macy's. They are considering opening at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving 2013. Employees would likely report at 7:30 p.m. That could put a crimp in many people's Thanksgiving dinner plans, but it may well be easier than reporting to work at 3 or 4 a.m. for the Black Friday crowds.
Macy's could be joining Toys R Us and WalMart in opening at 8 p.m. Of course, who knows? This year those retailers could open even earlier. Perhaps they will eventually stop closing at all on Thanksgiving if this Black Friday shopping frenzy sale madness continues to grow.
This early opening, while it may be convenient for some, can actually drag out the Black Friday shopping into an unbelievably long shopping period. If you are not careful, you could miss an entire night of sleep, which could lead to impulse buying and overspending, so make sure you carefully plan your Black Friday 2013 holiday shopping purchases, so that your deals are really deals.
Perhaps you should just do your Black Friday 2013 shopping online instead and avoid all the crowds and stress!