People check out after shopping during Black Friday at Best Buy, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in Bowling Green, Ky. Stores typically open in the wee hours of the morning on the day after Thanksgiving that's called Black Friday because of retail folklore that it's when merchants turn a profit for the year. (AP Photo/Daily News, Alex Slitz)
Gallery: Black Friday across the country
Nov. 23, 2012 @ 02:24 PM
Shoppers turned out at malls and shopping centers across the country Thursday night and early Friday, looking for good deals on holiday gift items.