Shoppers pack stores despite struggling economy

Residents lined up as early as midnight to get a head start on their holiday shopping on Black Friday.Shoppers waiting on line in the cold

NORWALK - Residents lined up as early as midnight to get a head start on their holiday shopping on Black Friday.

Shoppers waiting on line in the cold all had one thing on their minds ? bargains. Retail experts say stores are offering huge breaks to avoid being stuck with inventory.

Most Best Buy stores around the country opened their doors at 5 a.m. to entice buyers and boost sales.

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