Last minute shoppers started early Monday morning, to finish buying gifts for the people on their Christmas Lists.
A Consumer Reports poll shows nearly 17 million Americans will hit the malls on December 24.
About 132 million Americans were out over the weekend, at a time when about 26 million hadn’t even started their shopping yet.
Many Toys R Us stores have been open since Friday, for an 88-hour marathon. And, they will remain open until 10 p.m.
Macy’s, Nordstrom and Target are among the other retailers also extending their Christmas Eve hours.