Traditional retailers try to keep shoppers offline ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe Adam Briere of Braintree filled his cart with gifts for his children at Target during Black Friday at South Shore Plaza in Braintree. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe A line formed outside Target and wrapped around Nordstrom at South Shore Plaza in Braintree. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe A line formed outside Sears at midnight at South Shore Plaza. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe Elvis Ortiz (left), 19, of Hyde Park, and Andrea Hornedo, 16, of Hyde Park, waited outside Target at 1 a.m. to buy video games at South Shore Plaza. Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe Shoppers waited to buy goods inside Sears at the Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua during a pre-Black Friday sale. About 400 people had waited in line outside for the store’s 8 p.m. opening on Thanksgiving evening. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe Shoppers congregated in the electronics section of Target at South Bay in Dorchester after its 4 a.m. opening. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe Shoppers waited outside in the rain for the store to open during Black Friday in South Bay Center in Dorchester. Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe Norman Oak waited for Black Friday in a tent in front of the Best Buy store in Nashua since Tuesday morning. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe Customers waited in line outside Best Buy at the Cambridgeside Galleria on Thanksgiving night for Black Friday sales. REUTERS Protesters demonstrated outside a Walmart store in Chicago. Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian via Associated Press Shoppers waited for the midnight Black Friday opening of stores at the Clackamas Town Center in Portland, Ore. Sydney Swanson/Winona Daily News via Associated Press Shoppers Val Mahlke, Sue Mahlke, and Amy Beier waited outside a Target store in Winona, Minn., on Thursday. Joseph Kaczmarek/Associated Press People waited in line Thursday for a Best Buy store in Northeast Philadelphia to open at midnight.