Retailers kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season with marked down prices and discounts on Black Friday, which traditionally is the largest shopping day of the year.

Retailers kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season with marked down prices and discounts on Black Friday, which traditionally is the largest shopping day of the year. At Westlake Ace-Hardware, shoppers seized the opportunity to purchase items at discounted prices and use coupons for 50 percent off regular-priced items up to $30.