What are the busiest times for stores on Black Friday?

by Graham Charlton
If you want to avoid the crowds on Black Friday, avoid shopping between 2pm and 4pm. At least, thats what Google's location data says. Google has released some location data in advance of Thanksgiving and Black Friday, showing footfall peaks for retail stores. As we can see below, traffic to all types of stores peaks mid-afternoon. Patterns are very different on Thanksgiving Day though.Read the full article