Consumer Reports also found that most people still have a bulk of their shopping to do. Only 38 percent say they've started their holiday shopping. That's down from 43 percent by this time last year.
Despite the sagging economy, more shoppers are expected to visit stores on the day after Thanksgiving, according to a new poll by Consumer Reports. Most shoppers plan to cut back on spending this year. But 26 percent of those polled say they will hit malls and stores on the day after Thanksgiving in search of blockbuster sales. That's up five percent over last year.