As consumers burst through shopping center doors to snap up bargains, some retailers' stocks got a bump on Wall Street.
Stocks opened higher in a shortened trading session on Black Friday.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 82 points, or 0.6%, to 12,919 shortly after the opening bell.
The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 8 points, or 0.6%, to 1,399. The Nasdaq added 19 points, or 0.6%, to 2,945.