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Shoppers line up for Black Friday deals in Eugene

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Shoppers line up for Black Friday deals in Eugene
Shoppers line up for Black Friday deals in Eugene
Shoppers line up for Black Friday deals in Eugene

And keep where you live safe the retail rush is on this black friday.

Several big box stores around eugene opened their doors*last nigh* to jump start the shopping season.

Kezi 9 news reporter jacob roberts is live in springfield where the shopping frenzy continues.

Shoppers have a little less time between thanksgiving and christmas this year.

The shopping period is about*six days shorter than last year.

Ad-lib... retailers are desperate to make up for that lost time.

Target, best buy, kohls and walmart opened their doors on thanksgiving.

Because of the lost week, retailers are expected to lose about a billion dollars.

Shoppers are expected to spend about 7.5 billion dollars on retail items on black friday.

Overall, shoppers are expected to spend about a trillion dollars over the entire holiday season.

An estimated 165 million people are likely to shop between now and monday.

"there aren't as many sales as they used to be, but it's still just kind of tradition more than anything" - broc beach stitch "it's very interesting.

I did not expect to be the first in line, really, truly.

I mean, people didn't start showing up until, i want to say, 9 or 10.

So, i mean, we were here alone for a long time" - gunner larsen reporting live in springfield,

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