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Black Friday 2018 Marks First Holiday Season Since Toys R Us Closed Its Doors


GETTING ANSWERS FROM ALL ACROSS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. THIS IS THE CBS NEWS AT 10 PM. WELCOME, THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS OFFICIALLY IN FULL GEAR. PEOPLE ARE LOOKING TO GET THE BEST DEALS AND PREPARE FOR CHRISTMAS. I WOULD SAY, JUST KEEP IN EYE ON THE FINANCES. MAKE SURE THEY DO NOT GO TOO WILD. MANY PARENTS WILL TRY TO SCOOP UP THE BEST TOYS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. MAYCI JENKINS IS AT THE MALL ABOUT HOW STORES ARE TRYING TO FILL THAT VOID. Reporter: IF YOU ONE TWO BURN OFF THAT LAST PIECE OF PIE WHAT OTHER PLACE TO GO THEN TO GO SHOPPING? 2018 HAS BEEN AN UPHILL BATTLE FOR CERTAIN BIG-BOX STORES. SEVERAL DECLARED BANKRUPTCY AND TOYS “R” US CLOSED ITS DOORS FOR GOOD. TARGET IS ALL ABOUT BEING INNOVATED AND THEY WANT TO GRAB THE GUESTS TO GET THEIR MONEY. Reporter: THE CEO IS NOT JUST CROSSING HIS FINGERS HE HAS THE STRUGGLING STORES IN THE CENTER OF THE BULL’S-EYE. IT IS SAD WITH TOYS “R” US BUT HERE THERE ARE A LOT OF OPTIONS FOR TOYS. Reporter: RETAILERS ARE BANKING ON THESE PLACES BEING THE RIGHT SUBSTITUTE. WE ARE JUST TRYING TO GET CHRISTMAS SHOPPING OUT OF THE WAY AND WE WENT TO THE DISNEY STORE AND CHILDREN’S PLACE. IT WASN’T TOO CRAZY. DID YOU GO SHOPPING FOR SOMETHING? I BOUGHT MY CLOSE. Reporter: THEY ARE HAVING NO PROBLEM NABBING THE CUSTOMERS WHILE THEY ARE STILL YOUNG. IN MY ON THE SHOW? Reporter: YES, YOU ARE ON THE SHOW. YOU WISH WE HAD THE ENERGY OF THE 5-YEAR-OLD. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE ENERGY YET THEY WILL UP AT AGAIN TOMORROW AT 6 AM. IT IS PACKED BUT NOT TOO PACK THAT YOU CANNOT GET INTO THE STORES. IT LOOKS LIKE A NICE CROWD.

Stephen Childs

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