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Forget the sweets. Millions of Americans are leaving the Thanksgiving dinner table to move to the mall.

In the past, shoppers had to sit on black divers before the early morning hours Holiday retailers, holiday retailers are now exposing their doors before clearing dishes. And many people are ready to leave football in the shop until they drop.

More than 164 million plans to buy Thanksgiving Weekend, 21 percent, or more than 34 million, say that they intend to buy on Thanksgiving Day, according to the National Retail Federation of Industry's Trade Group.

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Discount searchers who do not cool down, do not need to leave home; They can buy for sale by clicking on the keyboard. Consultancy PwC predicts that over 70% of shoppers are planning to start their holiday list on Thanksgiving Day, 55% are expected to buy online above 45% last year.

Software company Adobe Analytics, offering online sales of Thugging, will set a new record of $ 2.9 billion to $ 3.5 billion in 2017. 10 A.M. At IT Thursday, buyers spent $ 406 million, which is 23.2% higher than last year.

At the top, shoppeople around the world have sold more than $ 250,000 per minute on Thanksgiving, according to the e-commerce company's data 5m. ET The average shopping cart order was $ 80.78 and clothing and shoes were the most popular items. US In California, Texas and New York, there were the highest spending states.

Shoppers discovered deals on Manhattan Mall in New York City on Thanksgiving. (Photo: Dalvin Brown)

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The Thanksgiving weekend officially closes the Holiday Shopping Season, while Walmart, Amazon and J.C. Penny is in retailers who have traded a deal in the competition to win shoppers or weeks earlier.

According to the National Retail Federation, retail spending in the holiday season is expected to increase from 4.3 to 4.8 percent, compared to 2017, which is approximately $ 717 to $ 721 billion.

The first shopkeepers arrived at Jesse's Beach in Jensen Beach, Florida at 11:30 on Thanksgiving, one and a half hours before opening the store. (Photo: Kelly Tico)

At the beginning of Thursday, in Virginia, Virginia, approximately 20 people were trapped in the cabal, such as "Santa Claus is coming to town" played a bit in the background. Gear and hunting shop opened its doors at Thanksgiving 8 o'clock across the country, promises to customers having deals for holiday shopping.

However, like many other stores, Cabela is saving its heavy artillery for Black Friday. At the location of Northern Virginia, a full section in the center of the store is covered with a plastic wrapper, which says, "As Mom says, there is nothing worthless! Look at Friday 11/23 @ 5:00 pm."

Approximately 40 of the customers are walking in the nearby Kimmert near Springfield, Virginia. Sales of 10 to 50 percent of sales were not related to Thanksgiving; This store is one of the 142 Sears and Chemert locations, which has been closed, parent company Sears Holdings announced that it will file for the protection of bankruptcy of Chapter 11 last month.

50-year-old Betty Samarlene says, "I like coming here when my turkey home is in cooking," which works in banking.

Things were raised in the morning in New York City. Outside of Lord and Taylor on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, the 21-year-old Holly outlines his war plan.

"We usually wait for Black Friday to buy Christmas gifts." Student College student at Austin College of Texas said, "This year, I'm thinking of going to Messi, Forrest 21 and Safora." It should not be so much in my holiday budget, Because I have to pay for tuition, but I probably have a lot of shopping anyway. "

West Orange, NJ's Marley Causadra, came to New York City to see Messi's Thanksgiving Day parade with his family, but then went hunting for a deal.

34-year-old resident Mum said "Shopping on Thanksgiving is as good as long as it is with your family."

USA Today contributed to the report by Dalvin Brown and Ben Tobie.

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