Macy's black Friday will now begin on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, at 8 p.m.
I doubt they would do this if they thought only a handful of people would show up.
Besides the fact that it sadly means some employees have no family to join for dinner, it means many many Americans must be leaving the food-family tradition to go shopping.
How terribly sad. Traditions are so important. Another American family-one on one time- interpersonal relationship- activity gone down the tubes.