Cover Story: Shopping price wars begin

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The temperature is in the 70's, it's early November and already Santa's at the mall.

But that's not the only sign of Christmas.

We're already getting a look at what's going on sale Black Friday - two weeks before the wackiest shopping day of the year.  And some of these deals sound outrageous.  Deals like you used to hear in the waning days of the Christmas shopping season.

And it's not even Thanksgiving yet.

What's going on here?

PrimeTime's Jeff Atkinson has a look in our Cover Story.