Shoppers filled the escalator at Northlake Mall at about 8:30 a.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 27, 2015.
Shoppers filled the escalator at Northlake Mall at about 8:30 a.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Shoppers filled the escalator at Northlake Mall at about 8:30 a.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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