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Doorbusters, sales at Best Buy and Target bring shoppers out on Thanksgiving

Stores like Target opened on Thanksgiving
Posted at 9:52 PM, Nov 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-28 23:17:18-05

TAMPA, Fla. — Hundreds of customers showed up to shop for Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving. Doorbusters and sales started Thanksgiving evening.

The Best Buy on Dale Mabry in Tampa opened at 5 p.m. and there were lines of people waiting outside.

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Ray Solomon camped outside the store since Sunday. He wanted to get televisions and electronics on sale.

"It has been a tradition going on 20 years now, just camp out and enjoy Thanksgiving. I take off a week of work to do this," said Solomon.

No one was pushing or shoving as doors opened at Best Buy. Shoppers could find deals on TVs, DVDs and electronics.

Some younger shoppers were still thinking about their Thanksgiving meal as their parents searched for sales.

"Turkey, I like eating the turkey and my grandma makes sweet potatoes that taste really good," said Dalylah Quiles, who was shopping with her mother.

At Target, customers said they checked out in less than five minutes. Customers could find deals on toys, clothes and electronics.

"Just buying a Christmas tree, the ornaments and stuff, the skirt to put around the tree," said Laurie Barr.

Best Buy is remaining open until 1 a.m. on Friday.