ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Shoppers packed local shopping centers and malls Saturday,cashing in on gift cards and post Christmas specials.
"There's a lot of good deals. A lot of half-off sales trying toget rid of overstock I guess," shopper Eddie Loya said.
"[It's] not as good as Black Friday, but they're good enough,"shopper Stefany Olivas said.
Judging by the size of the crowds at Albuquerque's CottonwoodMall, lots of shoppers thought the sales were good enough.
Signs advertising deep discounts attracted shoppers to localstores.
The big crowds mean a lot of work for store employees, butmanagers told News 13 it's not a problem at all.
"Business is good. Parking lot was packed, jam-packed today.
Today is actually the day I parked the farthest believe it ornot of all the days that I've worked," Matt Dyer with Pro-Imagesaid.
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