photo galleries November 23, 2012 12:33 am Updated: March 20, 2013 10:53 am Gallery: Shoppers get an early start on Black Friday By Global News What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more... What is this? X What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more... File photo. Black Friday 2012. Many big retail stores in the U.S. got a head start on Black Friday this year and opened on Thanksgiving Day or at midnight. Report an error photo galleries Editor's Picks Toronto Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays: Twitter reacts to Jose Reyes, Troy Tulowitzki blockbuster trade Fun science 5 cheap and fun science activities to do before summer's end Bobbi Kristina Brown Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22 Fiat Chrysler Fiat Chrysler to recall more than half a million Ram pickups Internet.org Facebook to scale up free Internet service on 1-year anniversary of Internet.org Parenting Pros break down restaurant etiquette after diner showdown over antsy toddler work life balance Are unlimited holidays the key to work-life balance?