AP PHOTOS: Black Friday from bargains to brawls - Article Photos 25/33

A woman talks on her cellphone next to the entrance of Target just minutes before the start of a Black Friday sales event in Flint, Mich. on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, actually got a jump start this year as many stores opened just as families were finishing up Thanksgiving dinner. Stores are experimenting with ways to compete with online rivals like Amazon.com that can offer holiday shopping deals at any time and on any day. (AP Photo/The Flint Journal, Griffin Moores)