Melee at the Mall: America Goes Shopping

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

Photograph by Joshua Lott/Getty Images

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Sales from Black Friday through Cyber Monday--the biggest online shopping day, set for Dec. 2 this year--will reach an estimated $40.5 billion. Stores such as Wal-Mart, Target and Sears usually attracting the biggest crowds of shoppers wanting to get everything at one place.

Left: A customer leaves a Wal-Mart store in Troy, Michigan on Thanksgiving day.

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