As of Wednesday, November 14, 2012
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Gwinnett's malls will let you finish your turkey before shopping this Thanksgiving.
While stores like Walmart and Target have announced their traditional Black Friday sales will begin on Thursday this year, Mall of Georgia and other major retail centers will wait until after the holiday is over.
The Buford megamall will open at midnight Friday, as will Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth and Sugarloaf Mills in Lawrenceville.
Mall of Georgia officials announced Tuesday the first 100 customers to register at Guest Services during the big shopping day will receive a "Fashion First Aid Kit, packed with Black Friday shopping essentials." From 5 a.m. until 5:55 a.m., customers can register for a $500 American Express Simon Giftcard, with the drawing set for 6 a.m.
All three major malls are set to close at 10 p.m. Friday.
In Buford, the big shopping weekend will also include an American Red Cross Blood Drive, which will be held on the upper level near Dick's Sporting Goods. People can donate from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.