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PBS NEWSHOUR

How 'Black Friday' Morphed Into 'Gray Thursday'

  • Aired: 11/22/2012
  • 05:55
  • Rating: E
Many Americans will head to the mall after Thanksgiving dinner to snag retail deals once reserved for the early morning of "Black Friday." But as retailers fear a sluggish consumer spending holiday season, more are opening on the actual holiday. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Barney Jopson of The Financial Times.
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