CHICAGO (CBS)– The biggest shopping day of the year is here. It’s Black Friday and many shoppers are looking to get their hands on the sales.
CBS 2 was live at Woodfield Mall, when stores opened at 6 a.m.READ MORE: Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger, Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver
Lines started forming outside of stores including Pandora and H&M early Friday.
“We’ve been up for about 24 hours,” one shopper told CBS 2.
There are more than 200 stores at Woodfield Mall.READ MORE: CBS 2 Investigation Leads To Thousands Of Tossed Tickets: "Evidence Was Clear"
This is also the biggest shopping day since the terrifying incident in September, where a man drove his SUV into the mall sending shoppers running for cover.
Of course, there will be extra security at the mall Friday like any other Black Friday.
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But, millions are still expected to come out this Black Friday weekend to get the best deals.