Black Friday shopping will look a little different this year

Nov 23, 2022, 6:06 PM | Updated: Nov 24, 2022, 6:39 pm
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Black Friday is becoming less of a tradition as consumers start their holiday shopping earlier these days. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
(Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

Black Friday may not be the big holiday shopping kickoff it once was, as stores will look a little different this year.

Many stores refused to start their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day so that employees can spend the day with their families.

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Costco, Target, Walmart, PCC, and Trader Joe’s are a few of the stores that were closed Thursday.

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There’s a reason why Black Friday is becoming less climactic. Consumers are beginning their holiday shopping earlier, in part because of supply chain issues.

“Instead of becoming the first day of the holiday shopping season, Black Friday has almost become the last round,” said RetailMeNot editor Kristin McGrath to KIRO Newsradio.

KIRO Newsradio’s Nicole Jennings contributed to this report

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Black Friday shopping will look a little different this year