Industry leaders say the holiday season should provide a huge lift for businesses.

While many spent Friday recovering from Thanksgiving feasts, others took their full bellies and wallets to the stores in hopes of early Black Friday deals. It’s a day known for long lines and intense shopping, but this year Black Friday comes with an added element of high inflation.

Still, most polls show shoppers plan to spend time and money shopping this weekend and beyond. Read more from NJ Spotlight News.