"Doorbuster" deals on flat panel TVs are one of the chief draws for crowds that camp overnight outside electronics stores in their sleeping bags, a common Black Friday image. But Paypal's Lombana said that while electronics are a top seller on the annual shopping day, the best prices on high end HDTV's tend to come in January and February when manufacturers gear up for new spring models.
Black Thursday may be a more accurate name for the year's most notorious holiday shopping day, with retailers pushing store openings even earlier on Thanksgiving Day as they compete for customers.
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