Black Friday Shopping Surge

Apparently, full stomachs after Thanksgiving dinners put people in the mood for some real shopping.{}{}

A record 247 million shoppers visited stores and websites in the post-Thanksgiving Black Friday weekend this year.{}

The National Retail Federation says that's 21 million more people than last year.{}Shoppers also spent an average of $423 over the weekend.{}

Total spending over the 4 day weekend reached just over $59 billion dollars!