Melee at the Mall: America Goes Shopping

By Tom Hall - 2013-11-29T12:35:42Z

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

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Directing Traffic

This year's Black Friday weekend (read "melee") will see 140 million Americans busting down doors at big-box stores and malls across the country looking to fill their trolleys and baskets with discounted laptops, toys and off-brand consumer electronics.

Left: Employees direct customers to at a Best Buy store Peoria, Illinois.