It is no secret that retail stores have caught on to the Black Friday craze, but some stores are open with hot sales even earlier.  Some shoppers are getting their holiday gift buying out of the way on Thanksgiving Day.

Lima Mall Manager Chris Garlock says stores being open on the turkey day holiday is a growing trend to help shoppers that may have a more unique schedule.

While their isn't quite a mad rush in the stores on Thanksgiving, there are those interested in scoring some very early bird deals. Shopper Lee John Smith says he's out getting a jump start on Christmas presents because he has a day off work.

The entire Lima Mall will officially open at midnight for Black Friday sales.