Posted: Nov 23, 2012 8:03 AM
Updated: Nov 23, 2012 8:03 AM
BATON ROUGE - The after Thanksgiving shopping rush is underway in the Baton Rouge area for deals.
Hundreds of shoppers lined up early Thursday night to take advantage of deals offered by stores that decided to open before Friday.
Many retailers like Walmart and Toys R Us opened their doors around 8pm for shoppers.
Some stores in area malls also welcomed early shoppers.
Retailers are hoping the early openings will help boost sales this holidays season.