Black Friday creeps into Thanksgiving permanently? - Article Photos 27/40

Laura Whitty of Harrisville, Miss., left, and Janice Barnett of Jayess, Miss. push a shopping cart through Northpark Mall in Ridgeland, Miss., Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start this year as many stores opened just as families were finishing up Thanksgiving dinner. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)