black-friday-cyber-monday-mark-f-simmonsBlack Friday used to be synonomous with camping out, long lines, crazy cheap deals and even a little mayhem and assault. In 2013, the face of Black Friday has changed. Mainly because it’s no longer just one day. Last year, we witnessed a major shift when stores opened as early as noon on Thanksgiving Day! Much to the ire of employees, retailers felt the need to get a head start on the Holiday season. Now, we’re seeing Black Friday sales in October! Where will it end and where is this taking us? What does this mean for Black Friday’s savvy cousin Cyber Monday?

Keep reading on to find out.