Actually, it's a relatively small number of consumers - only 15 percent expect to hit the stores on Friday, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers (via the LAT). As you might guess, it'll be more men than women, and more younger than older. The survey also finds that almost half of those sampled plan to shop between Christmas and New Year's. By the way, the decision by several major retailers to stay open for part of Thanksgiving Day is not carrying over to Christmas. Most everything will be closed on Saturday.
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