Poll Vault: How early have you gone shopping on Black Friday?
Black Friday customers lined up to get in the Coach store last year at Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
How big of a discount would lure you to the mall at 4 a.m. on Black Friday? Would you ever consider "camping out" in front of a store for the chance to get your hands on a popular item?
Some national retailers don't make you wait until the wee hours. As staff writer Jamie Sotonoff reported, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart and Hoffman Estates-based Sears actually started their big holiday sales on Thursday night, in a trend known as "Black Friday creep."
What's the earliest — or latest, as the case may be — you've gone shopping?
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