0 0 0 comments News Business News: Local Business: Local Black Friday shopping photos, tweets, updates Our reporters provided live Black Friday shopping coverage from various locations across Oklahoma City from Thanksgiving night until Friday evening. FROM STAFF REPORTS • Modified: November 22, 2012 at 7:28 pm • Published: November 22, 2012 Our reporters provided live Black Friday shopping coverage from various locations across Oklahoma City from 8 p.m. Thursday until this evening. Check out our shopping Instagram map and add your own Black Friday photos. close Your browser does not support iframes. @jpalmerOKC 7:30 p.m. Consumers prepare to stretch waistlines and budgets this Thanksgiving holiday okne.ws/SUsQMa @KevanGoffParker 7:44 p.m. Jennifer Palmer has tonight's shift, mine starts early in the a.m. LIVE: Black Friday shopping photos, tweets, updates okne.ws/XZCZhc @James_Stafford 7:47 p.m. I'm standing at back of very long line outside Clinton Kmart. #okblackfriday twitpic.com/bfjmf5 @James_Stafford 7:49 p.m. I’m estimating 300 people or more waiting to pour into Kmart at Clinton. Black Friday kickoff at 8 pm. #okblackfriday @James_Stafford 7:50 p.m. Talking to folks in line at Clinton Kmart, & all told me they are here for electronics. #OKBlackFriday @James_Stafford 7:52 p.m. Some concern among Kmart shoppers that those waiting the longest won’t be rewarded with the item on their list. @jpalmerOKC 8:05 p.m. Serious shoppers have T shirts #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/EjgUwZLK @James_Stafford 8:10 p.m. The Kmart store manager just made a woman happy by getting her a TV when she was bypassed in line after waiting since 4:30. #okblackfriday @jpalmerOKC 8:17 p.m. Toys R Us: way too calm and orderly. On to the next! @James_Stafford 8:31 p.m. Crowd here at Clinton Kmart much more subdued & less stressed than past Black Fridays. Is that because of move to Thursday? #OKBlackFriday @James_Stafford 8:51 p.m. Justin Cooper of Cordell rolls out of Clinton Kmart with bargain 50-inch TV. Stood in line since 4. #okblackfriday twitpic.com/bfk3yy @jpalmerOKC 8:56 p.m. Five minutes to Target opening and a mob is forming, waiting for the line @James_Stafford 9:00 p.m. Finished in Clinton. Now it’s on to Elk! #okblackfriday @James_Stafford 9:30 p.m. Just arrived at Elk City Walmart. It’s really happening here. Parking lot, most aisles packed.#okblackfriday @James_Stafford 9:34 p.m. Every Walmart employee wearing bright yellow vests tonight. They look like highway construction workers. #okblackfriday @James_Stafford 9:38 p.m. Scores of people huddled around bins of flash disks, iPad covers, etc. I expect feeding frenzy at 10 pm. #okblackfriday @James_Stafford 9:40 p.m. @sjr_hsdad ha! No. They are all working hard, tho. This isn’t strike country in western OK. @AndrewKnittle 9:42 p.m. Black Friday lines at the Coach Factory store at The Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City. pic.twitter.com/UzaAvRHm @James_Stafford 9:43 p.m. Traffic in these Elk City Walmart aisle is at standstill. It’s like Broadway Ext. at 5 pm with an accident. #OKBlackFriday @jpalmerOKC 9:44 p.m. Was just talking to shoppers about how nice the weather is this year. Now it's sprinkling and the wind is picking up #okblackfriday @James_Stafford 9:45 p.m. Definitely a buzz here at Elk City Walmart that was absent in Clinton. #okblackfriday @James_Stafford 10:00 p.m. It’s 10 pm. If you are at the Elk City Walmart you are fighting for that Disney DVD you had your eyes on. #OkBlackFriday @James_Stafford 10:02 p.m. We’re parking our #OkBlackFriday shopping cart for a few hours before we head back out at dawn. Atwoods & local fare. See you then. @James_Stafford 10:04 p.m. One last post. No signs of worker unrest at Elk City Walmart. They are all working too hard to protest. #OkBlackFriday @jpalmerOKC 10:06 p.m. Parking lot at Walmart in Moore so full cars are parked in the grass and across the street #okblackfriday @ywalker 10:08 p.m. Black Thursday at Best Buy. It's free enterprise at its best! pic.twitter.com/3QIDTCyh @jpalmerOKC 10:08 p.m. RT @carriejacobs: Checked out and out the door. Nice job, Target. #OkBlackFriday @jpalmerOKC 10:17 p.m. Yes that is four TVs stacked on a woman's cart. pic.twitter.com/vXa3WPZb @James_Stafford 10:38 p.m. telly.com/51BEL - Crowd rushes into Clinton Kmart at 8 pm #okblackfriday opening. @jpalmerOKC 10:55 p.m. Hungry? Best Buy shoppers have McAlister's Deli catered on site #okblackfriday @jpalmerOKC 12:12 a.m. RT @lillie_beth: I didn't quite capture it but leaving Walmart tonight was an ongoing parade of big TVs. #okblackfriday #newsok http://t ... @jpalmerOKC 12:14 a.m. keep shopping shoppers. It's way past my bedtime #okblackfriday @KevanGoffParker 5:26 a.m. Tip: @sherrykast that OKC's Jim Norton Toyota opens at 6 a.m. w/ free iPads for first 10 buyers and some free oil changes. #okblackfriday @James_Stafford 7:06 a.m. Just rolled into lot of Atwoods in Elk City. I can already tell it’s small crowd here. #OkBlackFriday @James_Stafford 7:13 a.m. If I was a farmer I would live at Atwoods. It’s got it all. #OkBlackFriday @James_Stafford 7:30 a.m. I can smell the popcorn popping here at Atwoods! #OkBlackFriday @KevanGoffParker 7:32 a.m. Penn Square Mall shoppers are starting to pick up. Now is a good time to go get those great deals! Parking still available #okblackfriday @James_Stafford 7:41 a.m. We have daylight in Elk City! #okblackfriday twitpic.com/bfpij2 @KevanGoffParker 7:42 a.m. pic.twitter.com/spi2Dr7s @jpalmerOKC 7:46 a.m. RT @lillie_beth: Home sweet home from 1st #okblackfriday. I stood in line with another mom who noted that $10 jeans for 3 kids were wort ... @James_Stafford 7:49 a.m. Lets sample shopping in downtown Elk City. Looks like Shape’s Dept. Store is already open. #OkBlackFriday @KevanGoffParker 7:49 a.m. @KevanGoffParker Dora Lopez and Anna Aguilar, both of OKC, score big at J.C. Penney #okblackfriday @KevanGoffParker 7:54 a.m. At Penn Square Mall, Stephanie and Jeff Flowers of Sulphur, Okla., started shopping at 11 p.m. Thursday! #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/QoVvP1Ti @James_Stafford 8:02 a.m. Asked young sales clerk at Sharpe’s how business was. She smiled & said ‘not too busy so far.’ Sharpe’s opened at 7. #okblackfriday @KevanGoffParker 8:04 a.m. pic.twitter.com/vLe0IwJQ @jpalmerOKC 8:05 a.m. In Tulsa: Victoria Secrets Black Friday Opening Mayhem!!: youtu.be/mnu6yZKo7u8 via @YouTube @James_Stafford 8:05 a.m. Sipping coffee at Jen’s Java in downtown Elk. It’s sort of a coffee shop/crafter mall. A few people here. #OkBlackFriday @James_Stafford 8:09 a.m. Scene at the coffee bar at Jen's Java in Elk City. #okblackfriday twitpic.com/bfpt0s @KevanGoffParker 8:09 a.m. Ranard Ladd and his pals relaxed as they waited for a store at Penn Square Mall to offer some prized Michael Jordan shoes #okblackfriday @KevanGoffParker 8:18 a.m. @KevanGoffParker The Back Stop at Penn Square Mall is offering massages & oxygen for $1 per minute to weary shoppers #okblackfriday @KevanGoffParker 8:20 a.m. Penn Square Mall Dir. of Marketing Mis Gaston said between 500 to 900 shoppers were lined up at midnight when the mall opened #okblackfriday @KevanGoffParker 8:23 a.m. @KevanGoffParker Penn Square Mall Dir. of Marketing Mis Gaston at #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/wDSON8KI @KevanGoffParker 8:30 a.m. Macy's VP Store Manager Angie White & Penn Square Marketing Dir. Mis Gaston say they love the crowds #okblackfriday.jpg pic.twitter.com/ToJ3xrvY @KevanGoffParker 8:33 a.m. Now it is on to the Outlet Shoppes in Oklahoma City! @James_Stafford 8:52 a.m. Yes! Walls Bargain Center in Elk appears to be open. Walls is like Big Lots, only not as uppity. #OkBlackFriday @James_Stafford 8:54 a.m. Turns out Walls doesn’t open til 9, so I’m moving on & will come back later. Going to take another look at Walmart crowd. #OkBlackFriday @James_Stafford 9:05 a.m. This Elk City Walmart is eerily quiet this morning. Guess last night’s #OkBlackFriday shoppers played out, or specials not as appealing. @jpalmerOKC 9:14 a.m. got some sleep, now headed back out to the stores. I wonder if there are any bargains left...#okblackfriday @jpalmerOKC 9:56 a.m. No $8 appliances left at J.C. Penney. Should have set my alarm earlier #okblackfriday @KevanGoffParker 11:23 a.m. Tonya & Latoya Anderson braved Thursday's lines but picked up gifts at the Outlet Shoppe of OKC's Coach outlet this a.m. #okblackfriday @jpalmerOKC 11:47 a.m. lots of door busters left at Target, even TVs! Managed to find everything I wanted in the daylight. @KevanGoffParker 11:47 a.m. @KevanGoffParker Pictured here is Tonya and Latoya Anderson. #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/dSRAILdI @KevanGoffParker 12:00 p.m. Norma Creech braved long lines at Target last night, but shopped quickly today at the OKC Outlet Shoppes.#okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/G1pW80si @KevanGoffParker 12:07 p.m. JoAnne Griswold takes a fun shopping break with Grandson Aidric Griswold at the OKC Outlet Shoppes #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/Sd5XMz1V @KevanGoffParker 12:14 p.m. Lupe and Teresa Dalgado scooped up plenty of sales today at the OKC Outlet Shoppes #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/v8GwRPkM @jpalmerOKC 12:57 p.m. calling it a day. Got to rest up for Small Business Saturday tomorrow. @KevanGoffParker 1:48 p.m. Loretta Sapp samples Hickory Farm's fare offered by manager Ryan Heater today at Quail Springs Mall #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/saivzDg4 @KevanGoffParker 1:54 p.m. Sizable crowds took advantage of Quail Springs Mall's Black Friday discounts today #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/IkubVSq8 @KevanGoffParker 1:59 p.m. A department store Santa waits in an oversize chair to hear holiday wishes today at Quail Springs Mall. #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/vSK4oDz7 @KevanGoffParker 2:08 p.m. Choctaw's Kim Woodall and niece Brittany Kegin of Harrah shopped for family today at Quail Springs Mall #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/OerH9Bvh @KevanGoffParker 2:12 p.m. Edmond's Jeff and Zach Lampe said they had fun today shopping at Quail Springs Mall during Black Friday #okblackfriday pic.twitter.com/QFmsP4Oc @James_Stafford 3:22 p.m. Interview with April Akridge and Tina Guffee after shopping at Clinton Kmart store. #okblackfriday. youtube.com/watch?v=jd6kBE… 0 0 0 0 Submit Letter Hide Comments Ads by Yahoo! × Trending business Article Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch anything but worthwhile Advertisement Related Multimedia 3 Article Gallery: Black Friday shopping photos, tweets, updates Video: (Nov 23)Black Friday starts early Video: (Nov 23)Black Friday in OKC Related Articles Black Friday shopping photos, tweets, updates Interactive: Black Friday Instagram map Some Black Friday sales to begin on Thanksgiving Extra long holiday shopping season to kick off on Thanksgiving night Trending Now 76986OSU football: OSU cheer squad member will be disciplined after Bedlam gaffe 48898Nick Saban as Longhorns coach would raise the bar in Big 12 30572OU football: Controversial Bedlam tweet likely made by non-OU employee 18933Life in an Oklahoma City violent crime hot spot 16102Oklahoma State football: Gundy's dispassion not the problem 13913Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch anything but worthwhile 12061Video: Garth Brooks makes surprise 2014 world tour announcement on "Good Morning America"