Black Friday shoppers in the Hudson Valley

Shoppers from all over the world came out

Shoppers from all over the world came out in search of deals during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012) Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Shoppers hit Hudson Valley malls and big box stores on Black Friday, scoring major deals on electronics, clothing and other items. Some waited in line since Monday afternoon. Others came prepared with sleeping bags, and some even had family members hold their spots on line while they slept in their cars until the big sale.

Shoppers from all over the world came out
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Shoppers from all over the world came out in search of deals during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Customers relax outside during the Black Friday sales
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Customers relax outside during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Crowds leave after shopping in the Sony store
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Crowds leave after shopping in the Sony store during the Black Friday sales at a Woodbury Common outlet in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Lilibeth Pableo, Lalaine Mamso, and Orbpha Upac of
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Lilibeth Pableo, Lalaine Mamso, and Orbpha Upac of Toronto, Canada sip coffee during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Michael Kors experienced long lines during the Black
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Michael Kors experienced long lines during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Santina Dimaggio, 16, Kristina Desena, 15, and Anthony
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Santina Dimaggio, 16, Kristina Desena, 15, and Anthony Dimaggio, 18, of Queens hang out outside of a store during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Christina Sperez of Mexico City sits with her
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Christina Sperez of Mexico City sits with her collection of bags during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

A shopper looks at a map during the
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A shopper looks at a map during the Black Friday at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Sales at Gucci brought long lines during the
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Sales at Gucci brought long lines during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Shoppers came out for the Black Friday sales
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Shoppers came out for the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Lines extend outside the Tory Burch store during
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Lines extend outside the Tory Burch store during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Holiday shoppers during Black Friday at Woodbury Common
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Holiday shoppers during Black Friday at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Walid Dadsi of Montreal, Canada and Umika Hino
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Walid Dadsi of Montreal, Canada and Umika Hino of Tenn. take a break from shopping during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley . (Nov. 23, 2012)

People look at a map during Black Friday
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People look at a map during Black Friday at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Elizabeth Thompson of Scotland checks her receipt during
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Elizabeth Thompson of Scotland checks her receipt during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

UGG, Gap and other stores were popular during
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

UGG, Gap and other stores were popular during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Crowds left the Gap Store after checking out
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Crowds left the Gap Store after checking out the sales during Black Friday at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Many people traveled to shop during the Black
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Many people traveled to shop during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Lines in front of the Ralph Lauren store
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Lines in front of the Ralph Lauren store extended down the strip during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Robin and Kayla Marcus of Winnipeg, New Jersey
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Robin and Kayla Marcus of Winnipeg, New Jersey waited for an hour and half for UGG boots during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Fhilpe Delai of Brazil rests with his bags
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Fhilpe Delai of Brazil rests with his bags during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Extra security and traffic controlers came out to
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Extra security and traffic controlers came out to assist with the traffic during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Long lines formed in front of the UGG
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Long lines formed in front of the UGG store during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Shoppers check prices during the Black Friday sales
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Shoppers check prices during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Customers relax outside during the Black Friday sales
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Customers relax outside during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Crowds leave after shopping in the Sony store
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Crowds leave after shopping in the Sony store during the Black Friday sales at a Woodbury Common outlet in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Lilibeth Pableo, Lalaine Mamso, and Orbpha Upac of
Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

Lilibeth Pableo, Lalaine Mamso, and Orbpha Upac of Toronto, Canada sip coffee during the Black Friday sales at Woodbury Common in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Frank Barresi, 43, of Bedford Hills, with his
Photo Credit: Betty Ming Liu

Frank Barresi, 43, of Bedford Hills, with his family at The Westchester shopping center in White Plains. He sprung for a MacBook Pro on Black Friday, the big ticket item in the $2,000 the family spent by 7:30 a.m.

Shoppers arrived early for Target's pre-dawn Black Friday
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Shoppers arrived early for Target's pre-dawn Black Friday sales at The Palisades Mall in West Nyack.

Black Friday shoppers waited in long lines for
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Black Friday shoppers waited in long lines for VIP shopping passes at Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets in Central Valley. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Black Friday sales at Woodbury Commons drew large
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Black Friday sales at Woodbury Commons drew large crowds of shoppers from around the region, many of whom brought suitcases to carry their purchases. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Shoppers at Woodbury Commons arrived early to take
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Shoppers at Woodbury Commons arrived early to take advantage of Black Friday sales. (Nov. 23, 2012)

Jovan Aristi, 26, of Flushing, Stephanie Salvo, 29,
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Jovan Aristi, 26, of Flushing, Stephanie Salvo, 29, of Bayside, and Tavie Salvo, 31, of Bayside, wait outside the Sears store in White Plains for the 8pm Black Friday sale. Many stores in the area closed at 4pm in preparation for the 8pm sales. (Nov. 22, 2012)

Herman McCray, 19, of Yonkers, waits for the
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Herman McCray, 19, of Yonkers, waits for the 8pm Black Friday sales outside the Wal-Mart in White Plains. (Nov. 22, 2012)

Doug Johnson, 21, and Herman McCray, 19, both
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Doug Johnson, 21, and Herman McCray, 19, both of Yonkers, wait for the 8pm Black Friday sales outside the Wal-Mart in White Plains. (Nov. 22, 2012)

Judy Quivers, 43, prepares to spend a second
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Judy Quivers, 43, prepares to spend a second evening camped outside of Best Buy in Yonkers. Quivers hopes to purchase a Toshiba 40-inch LCD screen television for her 22-year-old daughter when the store opens at 12:01 a.m. Friday for Black Friday. Quivers said, "I brought toilet paper just in case." The store had set up portable toilets nearby in anticipation of large crowds of overnight campers. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Erik Mejia, 16, left, and his cousin Juan,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Erik Mejia, 16, left, and his cousin Juan, 15, arrived eight hours before the beginning of Black Friday at the Best Buy in Yonkers. The Mejias said they hoped to buy two Toshiba 40-inch LCD television sets as well as a Toshiba laptop for Erik's sister. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Valerie Arroyo, 43, of the Bronx, greets other
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Valerie Arroyo, 43, of the Bronx, greets other shoppers camped outside of the Best Buy in Yonkers. Shoppers started lining up since Monday afternoon in the hopes of being among the first in line to purchase electronics on sale for Black Friday. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Marc Sapeg, 15, of the Bronx, waits outside
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Marc Sapeg, 15, of the Bronx, waits outside of the Best Buy in Yonkers in anticipation of Black Friday sales. Sapeg said he was going to wait up to eight hours in line in the hopes of buying a Toshiba 40-inch LCD television at a discount. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Ashish Pillai and his wife, Asha Ashish, both
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Ashish Pillai and his wife, Asha Ashish, both 28, with their new Samsung television at the Target in White Plains. When asked by another shopper why he didn't wait for the bigger sales on Black Friday, Pillai said, "I don't want to get into all this trouble. I'm already saving a lot of money." (Nov. 21, 2012)

Eric Rupert, 49, of Scarsdale, buys a Furby
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Eric Rupert, 49, of Scarsdale, buys a Furby for his 5-year-old grandson, Jarnell Jones, at Target in White Plains. Rupert says he wanted to take advantage of holiday sales before before Black Friday. (Nov. 21, 2012)

A woman awaiting the Black Friday opening at
Photo Credit: Caylena Cahill

A woman awaiting the Black Friday opening at Best Buy in Middletown passes the time Wednesday by reading People magazine outside her tent. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Bryndon Romero of Newburgh sits outside his tent
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Bryndon Romero of Newburgh sits outside his tent Wednesday at Best Buy in Middletown as he awaits the Black Friday opening. He's been doing this for seven years in a row. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Customers leave Best Buy in Middletown on Wednesday,
Photo Credit: Caylena Cahill

Customers leave Best Buy in Middletown on Wednesday, walking past those camped out for Black Friday. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Bryndon Romero of Newburgh sits inside his tent
Photo Credit: Caylena Cahill

Bryndon Romero of Newburgh sits inside his tent Wednesday at Best Buy in Middletown as he awaits the Black Friday opening. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Anthony Caceres, 18, of Scotchtown, talks on his
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Anthony Caceres, 18, of Scotchtown, talks on his cellphone Wednesday afternoon outside of Best Buy in Middletown as he, his mom and his brother await the Black Friday opening. (Nov. 21, 2012)

Bryndon Romero of Newburgh shows off his groceries
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Bryndon Romero of Newburgh shows off his groceries for camping at Best Buy in Middletown as he awaits the store's Black Friday opening. (Nov. 21, 2012)

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