(NEW YORK) -- Toys R Us stores around the country will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day to accommodate customers eager to get an early start to the holiday shopping season. The toy giant plans to open its doors three full hours before the now-standard 8 p.m. Thursday opening time for so-called Black Friday shopping. Additionally, Toys R Us will offer over 300 deals on toys, games and other gifts.
Many of the toy chain's deals are either available as "doorbusters" from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday or as classic Black Friday deals, lasting through 12 a.m. on Saturday. Additionally, most of the special offers will be available for online shoppers beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday Nov. 28.
Shoppers who spent $75 in-store between Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 will receive a $10 coupon for use during the first week of December.
Toys R Us is looking to cater to the growing number of Americans who look forward to Black Friday and even Thanksgiving Day shopping deals, as have become custom all around the country.
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