Images: Shoppers hunt for Black Friday deals

 
 
Updated 11/25/2022 3:05 PM

Shoppers hit brick and mortar stores looking for Black Friday deals across the country, Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg and Fox Valley Mall in Aurora.

Shoppers navigate the sales during Black Friday shopping Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Shoppers navigate the sales during Black Friday shopping Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
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Jared Lynn, 17, of Cary, from left, Sammy Gold, 16, also of Cary and Kaylee Grabowski, 16 of Knoxville TN, head to their next stop with there arms full during Black Friday shopping Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Jared Lynn, 17, of Cary, from left, Sammy Gold, 16, also of Cary and Kaylee Grabowski, 16 of Knoxville TN, head to their next stop with there arms full during Black Friday shopping Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
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Michael Salazar and Anna Salazar both of Mundelein have their hands full as the shop on Black Friday Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Michael Salazar and Anna Salazar both of Mundelein have their hands full as the shop on Black Friday Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
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Traffic jams both inside and outside during Black Friday shopping Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Traffic jams both inside and outside during Black Friday shopping Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
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Hannah Wood, left, and sisters Briley Vessell and Breelyn Vessell, right, look over their receipt from Bath and Body Works while shopping at West County Center in Des Peres, Mo. on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The trio spent $116 at the store, buying 38 items which were mostly candles. The women from Ste. Genevieve left home at 5 a.m. for a day of shopping in St. Louis.
Hannah Wood, left, and sisters Briley Vessell and Breelyn Vessell, right, look over their receipt from Bath and Body Works while shopping at West County Center in Des Peres, Mo. on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The trio spent $116 at the store, buying 38 items which were mostly candles. The women from Ste. Genevieve left home at 5 a.m. for a day of shopping in St. Louis.
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Marcia Shiffert, left, of Jonesburg, Mo. joins her sister Melisa Van Dolah and niece Cara Litvin, both of Wentzville, as they wear Christmas pajamas for shopping at West County Center in Des Peres, Mo. on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The trio estimate they have dressed up for the day for 20 years.
Marcia Shiffert, left, of Jonesburg, Mo. joins her sister Melisa Van Dolah and niece Cara Litvin, both of Wentzville, as they wear Christmas pajamas for shopping at West County Center in Des Peres, Mo. on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The trio estimate they have dressed up for the day for 20 years.
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A man shops during a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
A man shops during a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
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People wait to check out after shopping during a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
People wait to check out after shopping during a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
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People pass a display of air fryers as they shop during a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
People pass a display of air fryers as they shop during a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
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People are silhouetted against the sky at dawn as they attend a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
People are silhouetted against the sky at dawn as they attend a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
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People transport a television to their car after shopping during a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
People transport a television to their car after shopping during a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
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Customers shop in an Apple store on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in New York.
Customers shop in an Apple store on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in New York.
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Customers filter in and out of an Apple store on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in New York.
Customers filter in and out of an Apple store on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in New York.
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Hoping for a Playstation, shoppers wait in the rain before Walmart Supercenter opens for early Black Friday shopping in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.
Hoping for a Playstation, shoppers wait in the rain before Walmart Supercenter opens for early Black Friday shopping in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.
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People wait for a Best Buy store to open for a Black Friday sale Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
People wait for a Best Buy store to open for a Black Friday sale Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Overland Park, Kan.
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Early morning shoppers stand in lines to enter the Coach and Nike stores before sunrise in Chesterfield, Mo. at the St. Louis Premium Outlets on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.
Early morning shoppers stand in lines to enter the Coach and Nike stores before sunrise in Chesterfield, Mo. at the St. Louis Premium Outlets on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.
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Terri Ross, left, checks out a customer at JCPenney as shoppers flock to the Huntington Mall for Black Friday deals on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Barboursville, W.Va.
Terri Ross, left, checks out a customer at JCPenney as shoppers flock to the Huntington Mall for Black Friday deals on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Barboursville, W.Va.
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Shoppers flock to the Huntington Mall for Black Friday deals on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Barboursville, W.Va.
Shoppers flock to the Huntington Mall for Black Friday deals on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Barboursville, W.Va.
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Shoppers flock to the Huntington Mall for Black Friday deals on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Barboursville, W.Va.
Shoppers flock to the Huntington Mall for Black Friday deals on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Barboursville, W.Va.
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Black Friday shopping Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Black Friday shopping Friday November 25, 2022 at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
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People wait to have their pictures taken with Santa Claus at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora Friday morning.
  People wait to have their pictures taken with Santa Claus at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora Friday morning.
Susan Sarkauskas | Staff Photographer
These women have been coming from eastern Iowa and western Illinos to Fox Valley Mall in Aurora on Black Friday for several decades. They call themselves "Evie's Angels," after the woman who started the tradition. She died of breast cancer, so the women wear pink items in her memory. They are Bobbie Jensen, left, of Fulton, Carol Decker of Albany, Zoey Klavenga of Fulton, Charlene Klavenga of Fulton and Sally Mussmann of Clinton, Iowa.
  These women have been coming from eastern Iowa and western Illinos to Fox Valley Mall in Aurora on Black Friday for several decades. They call themselves "Evie's Angels," after the woman who started the tradition. She died of breast cancer, so the women wear pink items in her memory. They are Bobbie Jensen, left, of Fulton, Carol Decker of Albany, Zoey Klavenga of Fulton, Charlene Klavenga of Fulton and Sally Mussmann of Clinton, Iowa.
Susan Sarkauskas | Staff Photographer
A band from Karl Knutson Boutique Entertainment closed out their gig Friday morning at Fox Valley Mall with the decidedly un-Christmassy "Uptown Funk," followed by a jazzy instrumental version of "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" after singer Knutson, of Lisle, left the stage. That's drummer Pete Mack of Chicago on the left, bassist Tom Lopatka of Elgin on the right, and keyboardist Tom Hartnett of Oswego behind Knutson.
  A band from Karl Knutson Boutique Entertainment closed out their gig Friday morning at Fox Valley Mall with the decidedly un-Christmassy "Uptown Funk," followed by a jazzy instrumental version of "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" after singer Knutson, of Lisle, left the stage. That's drummer Pete Mack of Chicago on the left, bassist Tom Lopatka of Elgin on the right, and keyboardist Tom Hartnett of Oswego behind Knutson.
Susan Sarkauskas | Staff Photographer
The Furry Babies dogselling business was festively decorated for Black Friday at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora.
  The Furry Babies dogselling business was festively decorated for Black Friday at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora.
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Nick Lucente and Brianna Bruno of Aurora took a break on vibrating massage chairs late Friday morning at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora. They had done one round of shopping, put the packages in their car and came back in for more.
  Nick Lucente and Brianna Bruno of Aurora took a break on vibrating massage chairs late Friday morning at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora. They had done one round of shopping, put the packages in their car and came back in for more.
Susan Sarkauskas | Staff Photographer
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