POSTED: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 4:22pm
UPDATED: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 11:45am
TYLER — For many, Black Friday is a time to get up early and kick off the holiday shopping season with big bargains.
For others, it's just too much of a hassle.
But this year, many retailers have decided to start those sales even earlier.
Certain stores are having almost a Black Thursday, or even earlier.
Amazon.com started Black Friday-type deals November 1.
Wal-Mart announced it will have a one-day sale ahead of Black Friday on November 5.
It will also will announce it's Black Friday deals first on it's Facebook for those who "like" their page.
Toys R' Us will open at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Macy's and Target announced a plan to open their doors at midnight on Black Friday.
Target said it will not announce its deals though, until Thanksgiving.
For more on stores that will open earlier than normal on Black Friday, click here.