You don't have to wait until Friday to hit the stores. The shopping frenzy for many begins Thursday.
A handful of retailers are open Thursday morning, giving people a chance to get a jump start on their holiday shopping.
Wal-Mart, Kmart, Meijer and Sears are just a few of the local retailers offering deals Thursday, before the big sales Friday.
If you are heading out to shop on Black Friday, Toys R Us is giving you a head start. The toy chain opens Thursday at 10 p.m.
Kohl's opens at 3 a.m. Friday, followed by Target at 4 a.m. Meijer and Wal-Mart open at 5 p.m.