Some 'Black Friday' shoppers are already lining up for sales next Friday. In response, stores are adding extra security for what could be a rowdy Black Friday (video below).
Economic analysts are predicting a 3.1 percent increase in sales, from over a year ago, when stores open on Thanksgiving night next week.
In El Cajon, California, shoppers have already begun camping outside a Best Buy, reports CBS Los Angeles.
Last November, a fight occurred inside the store after a woman used pepper spray on some shoppers to get an Xbox on sale.
This year, the Best Buy store has hired 27 additional security guards, four of them armed, to keep crowds under control when shopping begins at 8:00 p.m. Thanksgiving night.
In Los Angeles, the LAPD will be adding patrols in parking lots at several shopping centers next week.
Police officers will be on bikes, horse patrols and in helicopters to make sure adults don't kill each other for sales.