Shoppers jam stores in search of early bargains
Thursday. and waited an hour and half to check out. for one of 500 gift bags with coupons, gift cards and sample products. The bags were gone in 30 minutes. Store employees and customers said the lines were orderly
Trying to counter rushes f air max trainers rom years past, Wal Mart set up lines inside the stories and people took vouchers and queued for specific products as opposed to waiting outside.
According to two customers, the same couldn’t be said or the Toys “R” Us near Chesterfield Town Center that opened at midnight.
“We had to leave.
At Best Buy on Commonwealth Center Parkway in Chesterfield, police responded after an argument that was described as a “cutting in front of me in the line kind of thing.” There was no assault and no arrest, said Lt. Matt Botset. There was also a minor wreck near a Target store on Jefferson Davis Highway. Police across the region reported no major problems associated with the crowded stores or traffic. to grab early bird specials including laptop computers, cameras and office products.
In western Henrico County, stores remained packed at mid morning but long checkout lines started to shorten.
HomeGoods and REI both in West Broad Village saw a steady air max tr air max trainers ainers pace through the morning as customers chec air max trainers ked out the new retailers.