by Jolene Toves
Guam - While many island residents will be sleeping off the big turkey dinner, thousands of other residents will forego a night of sleep and instead shop 'til they drop hoping they get the best discounts and a head start on Christmas shopping.
It is the biggest shopping day of the year and island businesses are hoping residents will stimulate the economy as they boast some of the biggest sales of the year.
Many stores will open at midnight providing major discounts on everything from jewelry, toys, and clothing to electronics and much more.
If you are shopping for a loved one or that special someone and are looking for something that glitters and shines Lin's Jewelers may have the perfect gift. Manager Nicki Lin said, "We have a lot we have up to 70% off and plus the savings discount coupon also you can get more discount for more 70% percent and plus gift give away a lot of gift give away for the customer."
But if you are Christmas shopping for a little one, a bit of toy savings won't hurt you'll be able to find 25% off on toys at Kmart or head over to Toys-R- Us Express for their two day sale which ends tomorrow to save up to $25 on a variety of kid approved toys.
Shopping for the fashionista in your family couldn't be easier, as the SM Store at the Agana Shopping Center has slashed prices on the hottest trends.
SM manager Aline Mendoza said, "SM Store is going to be open on Black Friday from 6am to 9pm and we are offering 20 percent discount on all items everything including sale items."
Let's not forget the tech savvy. Electronics and gadgets are all the roar as stores like Micropac are cutting prices to offer great Black Friday savings. Micropac manager Niel Mariano said, "We have some laptops tablets and cameras video camcorders on sale for black Friday. Usually at least a $100 discount on top of our sale price."
So get ready get set and enjoy this season's kick off by shopping and buying local.