It is likely that other retailers including Walmart, Toys 'R' Us and Best Buy, will follow and open at midnight or earlier as well.
Offerings at Macy's will include an exclusive, limited-edition fragrance gift set from Justin Bieber featuring his holiday CD and an exclusive bonus track.
“Macy’s Black Friday specials offer customers extraordinary savings on this season’s most sought-after gifts," says Terry Lundgren, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Macy's. “This year, in response to our customers’ eagerness to shop early for great deals, Macy’s stores across the country will open for the first time at midnight following Thanksgiving, giving customers the opportunity to get a head start on our extraordinary Black Friday deals.”
“The holidays bring hectic schedules and tight budgets, so extending store hours and offering lots of additional ways to save makes Target a great choice for affordable, one-stop holiday shopping,” says Tina Schiel, executive vice president, stores, Target.