Is Black Friday really the best day to shop?

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Is Black Friday really the best day to shop?

November 14, 2013 Updated Nov 14, 2013 at 11:49 AM CDT

Black Friday, or the day after Thanksgiving, is often characterized as the best time to shop.

Massive crowds wait in long lines at malls and department stores for hours to get a good deal. But is Black Friday really the best time to shop? The answer may surprise you.

Watch the video below to find out more.