Images: Shoppers hit stores for Black Friday deals

 
 
Updated 11/26/2021 4:54 PM

Bargain hunters hit stores the day after Thanksgiving hoping to score Black Friday deals.

Kaudia Zski takes a break from shopping with her friend Hailey Shah, both of Chicago, during Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Kaudia Zski takes a break from shopping with her friend Hailey Shah, both of Chicago, during Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
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Francesca Trippiedi, 14, of Park Ridge, left, and her mom Pat, behind, navigate a crowded walkway during Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Francesca Trippiedi, 14, of Park Ridge, left, and her mom Pat, behind, navigate a crowded walkway during Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
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People wait in line to get into a retail store during Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  People wait in line to get into a retail store during Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
People wait in line to get into one of the many crowded stores during Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  People wait in line to get into one of the many crowded stores during Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Black Friday shopping at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Lauren Peterson, left, and Cassidy Carby, both of Batavia, look over their Black Friday items at Fox Valley mall in Aurora.
  Lauren Peterson, left, and Cassidy Carby, both of Batavia, look over their Black Friday items at Fox Valley mall in Aurora.
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A line forms on Black Friday at the PacSun store at Fox Valley mall in Aurora.
  A line forms on Black Friday at the PacSun store at Fox Valley mall in Aurora.
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Katherine Ciecks of Chicago and David Lyons of Oak Park work for Kevin's Costumed Characters and were hired by Fox Valley mall to interact with customers, giving out treat bags and playing with kids on Black Friday in Aurora.
  Katherine Ciecks of Chicago and David Lyons of Oak Park work for Kevin's Costumed Characters and were hired by Fox Valley mall to interact with customers, giving out treat bags and playing with kids on Black Friday in Aurora.
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Shopper hit Deer Park Town Center looking for Black Friday bargains.
  Shopper hit Deer Park Town Center looking for Black Friday bargains.
Doug Graham | Staff Photographer
Black Friday shoppers, wearing face masks, wait in line to enter a store at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce, Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
Black Friday shoppers, wearing face masks, wait in line to enter a store at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce, Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
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Black Friday shoppers look at sale items at a store at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce, Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
Black Friday shoppers look at sale items at a store at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce, Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
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Black Friday shoppers look at merchandise at a store at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce, Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
Black Friday shoppers look at merchandise at a store at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce, Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
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Black Friday shoppers stand outside of the entrance to the Walmart Supercenter in North Attleboro, Mass. as the doors open for early on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.  Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
Black Friday shoppers stand outside of the entrance to the Walmart Supercenter in North Attleboro, Mass. as the doors open for early on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
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Daniel Ramon, 55, of Livonia, talks about his purchase of led lights for his daughters outside the Best Buy store in Novi, Mich., on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.  Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
Daniel Ramon, 55, of Livonia, talks about his purchase of led lights for his daughters outside the Best Buy store in Novi, Mich., on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
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Sebastian Semma, 20, loads his new 50" flat screen television in his truck after purchasing it at Best Buy in Novi, Mich., on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.  Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
Sebastian Semma, 20, loads his new 50" flat screen television in his truck after purchasing it at Best Buy in Novi, Mich., on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
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Sebastian Semma, 20, of Novi, Mich., carries his new 50" flat screen televisions to his truck after purchasing them at Best Buy on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
Sebastian Semma, 20, of Novi, Mich., carries his new 50" flat screen televisions to his truck after purchasing them at Best Buy on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
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A sales associate processes the purchase of a hard drive at a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo. Supply shortages, higher prices and staffing issues are problems that both retailers and consumers are grappling with as the holiday shopping season slides into high gear with Black Friday.
A sales associate processes the purchase of a hard drive at a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo. Supply shortages, higher prices and staffing issues are problems that both retailers and consumers are grappling with as the holiday shopping season slides into high gear with Black Friday.
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Black Friday shoppers stand outside of the entrance to the Walmart Supercenter in North Attleboro, Mass. as the doors open for early on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.  Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
Black Friday shoppers stand outside of the entrance to the Walmart Supercenter in North Attleboro, Mass. as the doors open for early on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
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Shoppers stream into a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo. Supply shortages, higher prices and staffing issues are problems that both retailers and consumers re grappling with as the holiday shopping season slides into high gear with Black Friday.
Shoppers stream into a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo. Supply shortages, higher prices and staffing issues are problems that both retailers and consumers re grappling with as the holiday shopping season slides into high gear with Black Friday.
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Black Friday shoppers stand outside the Walmart Supercenter in North Attleboro, Mass. as the doors open for early on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
Black Friday shoppers stand outside the Walmart Supercenter in North Attleboro, Mass. as the doors open for early on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
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Sheriff deputies stand outside the Walmart Supercenter in North Attleboro, Mass. as the doors open for early for Black Friday shoppers on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
Sheriff deputies stand outside the Walmart Supercenter in North Attleboro, Mass. as the doors open for early for Black Friday shoppers on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.
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A manager, right, opens the doors for early Black Friday shoppers at the WalMart Supercenter on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 in North Attleboro Mass.
A manager, right, opens the doors for early Black Friday shoppers at the WalMart Supercenter on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 in North Attleboro Mass.
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Sales associates wear face coverings while placing sale signs on big-screen televisions on display at a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo.
Sales associates wear face coverings while placing sale signs on big-screen televisions on display at a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo.
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Black Friday shoppers look for deals at Macy's on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in New York. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
Black Friday shoppers look for deals at Macy's on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in New York. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season today with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.
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Black Friday shoppers enter Macy's on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in New York.
Black Friday shoppers enter Macy's on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in New York.
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Shoppers walk on Oxford Street on Black Friday, in London, Friday Nov. 26, 2021. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy.
Shoppers walk on Oxford Street on Black Friday, in London, Friday Nov. 26, 2021. Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy.
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Black Friday shoppers walk along Oxford Street on Friday Nov. 26, 2021 in Longon as retailers ushered in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.
Black Friday shoppers walk along Oxford Street on Friday Nov. 26, 2021 in Longon as retailers ushered in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.
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Black Friday shoppers walk along Oxford Street on Friday Nov. 26, 2021 in Longon as retailers ushered in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.
Black Friday shoppers walk along Oxford Street on Friday Nov. 26, 2021 in Longon as retailers ushered in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.
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A sales associate shows a laptop computer on display to a potential Black Friday buyer at a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo.
A sales associate shows a laptop computer on display to a potential Black Friday buyer at a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo.
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Stanley Van De Meent and his wife Lisette Den Bakker shop at a Best Buy on Fifth Avenue during Black Friday on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in New York.
Stanley Van De Meent and his wife Lisette Den Bakker shop at a Best Buy on Fifth Avenue during Black Friday on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in New York.
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Shoppers check their receipts after making Black Friday purchases at a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo.
Shoppers check their receipts after making Black Friday purchases at a Best Buy store after doors opened at 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lone Tree, Colo.
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Caleb Schmidt of Highlands Ranch, Colo., carries an Oculus quest 2 on Black Friday at a Best Buy store in Lone Tree, Colo.
Caleb Schmidt of Highlands Ranch, Colo., carries an Oculus quest 2 on Black Friday at a Best Buy store in Lone Tree, Colo.
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