Here are a few tips for those of you who skipped Friday's hoopla but still need to do some shopping.
* Sunday is typically the slowest day of Black Friday weekend, and many malls have extended hours.
* Go early or go late. The peak hours are in the late morning and early afternoon.
* If you want to eat there, make a reservation. Restaurants get packed, and a two-hour wait for a table won't speed your visit.
* Shop during meal hours. It's quieter and less crowded.
* Park in the department store lots or the back lots and just walk. It'll be faster and healthier than sitting in your car cruising for the perfect spot.
* If you're only targeting certain stores, know where they are in the mall ahead of time.
* Seriously consider a baby sitter, especially if your kids are young enough to be in a stroller. Getting a stroller through the crowded hallways and narrow aisles is tough.
* Don't guess with sizes; try items on. It could save you a return trip.
* And finally, these words of wisdom from Nettie Brosseau of Greenville: "If you're over 50, take your daughters with you and they can do the shopping. Just carry your wallet and every once in a while go find a bench to sit on."
COMPILED BY STAFF WRITERS SUE STOCK AND CINDY GEORGE