Black Friday looms for shoppers, retailers

Black Friday looms for shoppers, retailers

Many shoppers love the day after Thanksgiving.  It's what retailers call "Black Friday," the day shoppers rush to stores to begin holiday shopping.  It's the day when customers get up early, to search for those screaming deals.  Black Friday is still several weeks away, but shoppers are already making plans.

This year, Wal-Mart is beating shoppers to the punch.  Starting November 5th, stores will offer a Compaq laptop computer for less than $400.

Rumors of big Black Friday bargains are popping up on websites that track shopping deals.

Best Buy reportedly planning to sell portable DVD players for $39.99, a Sony laptop for $700, and TV's for 30% off,

Black Friday websites also report deals ahead on digital cameras.  Sears reportedly offers one Polaroid model at $99.

These low prices are good enough to get people thinking Christmas in early November.