“It looked like an earthquake that had just shaken the place,” Larry Downer told ABC13.
This is perhaps the perfect summary of what happened inside a Seattle Premium Outlets Nike outlet. In a viral social media post, Downer captured some of the moments from inside the store. A sea of orange boxes and people stumbling through them metaphorically represent the start of a chaotic, but well-received, holiday shopping season.
“We walked in and it was crazy,” Downer said.
He says he went to the store around 8:30 p.m. on Black Friday in Tulalip, Washington to buy a pair of basketball shoes for his son.
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“I don’t shop on Black Friday,” Downer said. “I have never.”
He said that on entering the floor was covered with boxes and shoes scattered all over the place.
In fact, the pair of LeBron James shoes he bought were a “cat and mouse” game. One shoe was inside the box and the other was nowhere to be found. After a short read through multiple aisles, Downer says they were able to locate the other shoe – you guessed it – in another aisle.
Hopefully the next time you’re in an aisle this story will remind you to treat the store like it’s your own.
Someone will thank you for it.
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