Shoppers bent on being first to the Black Friday deals are already late.
With fall sales numbers falling short of expectations, many major retailers have already launched Thanksgiving season sales in-store and online — a move that could shrink Black Friday crowds. Still, major malls including Aventura, Dolphin and Sawgrass Mills will again open on Thursday.
13:09 JCPenney shuttering up to 140 stores as sales weaken, more sluggish growth seen ahead15
04:11 Alibaba extends bricks-and mortar retail push with Bailian deal24
15:45 Warren Buffett rails against fee-hungry Wall Street managers13
13:48 J.C. Penney to close up to 140 stores, offer buyouts19