Fyi re: stores that are closed today Bloomingdales, Costco, RadioShack will open tomo morning. Disney and GameStop will open at midnight
Of note, Amazon is up 48.5% compared to last year’s Thanksgiving Day and eBay is up 20.3% — ChannelAdvisor says (and that is as of 2 pm et)
Overall Thanksgiving online sales are up 10 percent in 2013 over the same period last year as of 6 pm et — IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark
(Reuters) – Some early U.S. shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving Day in search of discounted holiday gifts on a day long reserved for American families to bond over turkey and football.
Kmart, Old Navy and Lord & Taylor were some of the stores that opened their doors on Thursday morning, as each company did last year. Macy’s Inc and a slew of other stores are opening later on Thanksgiving for the first time ever in a bare-knuckle brawl for a bigger slice of holiday sales.