The doors at Colony Square Mall have been open since 8 o'clock on Thanksgiving, but for most shoppers, they saved their spending for Black Friday. For Candace Cormack, it was her first time braving the crowds on Black Friday.
"I wanted to see what it was like, get in with the crowds and see the sales," said Cormack.
Cormack says her first Black Friday was a fun experience and says she found some pretty good deals. But for Karisa Young, who's made shopping on...
Colony Square Mall Marketing Coordinator Kevin Pinson says with a variety of new stores at the mall, shoppers should be able to find something for everyone.
"We have everything from radio controlled toys for the kids to infinity lights, which are a great home decoration," said Pinson. "We have a place selling sweaters and hats and blankets so whatever the person on your list needs, you can probably find it here."
It has been busy in Zanesville and the rest of the country as shoppers rushed to area stores to take advantage of Black Friday sales. The Colony Square Mall officially opened at 6 a.m. Friday, but 20 Mall stores opened at 12 midnight. Others stores in town also opened early. Today is considered one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Shoppers have already lined up outside the South Zanesville Kmart to take advantage of deals that start at 6:00 a.m. Thanksgiving day.
The store is passing out numbers as customers arrive to get the deals that are limited in number.
"We've got the 32 inch TV for $97, we've got the tablets for $39.99. DVD players for $9.99, so that's the biggest sales we've got going first thing in the morning." said Kmart Assistant Manager Debbie Smith.
Many shoppers and retailers are putting the finishing touches on one of the most well known shopping days of the year, Black Friday.
The Colony Square Mall in Zanesville will officially open it's doors at 6:00 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving, but more than twenty stores in the mall have chosen to begin their early bird specials at midnight.
"Organized chaos would be a good way to explain Black Friday out here at the mall. It's very busy, people are definitely out bargain-...
Black Friday is only a few days away, meaning it's time for shoppers to get a game plan.
Colony Square Mall is Zanesville officially open at 6AM but more than a dozen retailers within the mall open as early as midnight.
"In addition to great sales, we're also giving away a $10 dollar gift card if you spend $100 or more on Black Friday," said Business and Marketing Director Kevin Pinson. "We'll start giving those out at 7AM and we've got 200 to give away,...
Thousands braved the cold rain and crowds to catch some great deals, as early as midnight at the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville but for Black Friday shopper Aleena Tompkins, it wasn't so much the bargains.
"Just seeing everybody, just people watching cause they are crazy and its fun to see all that they will go through to get a certain deal so i like to go just to enjoy it and the atmosphere of the wildness more than just to get the deals, says Black Friday shopper Aleena...