Americans got some major retail therapy this weekend! Shoppers flocked to stores earlier and spent more than ever before, as retailers pulled in a record-breaking $52.4 billion in sales, BusinessWeek reports. Many shops opened on Thanksgiving Day this year drawing crowds of 28.7 million on Turkey Day alone, and the average shopper spent $398.62 over the holiday weekend. So, what did everyone buy? More than half of shoppers took home clothing, making it the most popular category, followed by electronics. Tell us: Did you trade in your turkey for a trip to the mall? Leave your Black Friday shopping triumphs and stories in the comments!

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