After Christmas sales start early at area stores

Knoxville (WVLT) - Thousands of people will be hitting the shopping malls and other stores this morning to return or exchange Christmas gifts, or to cash in those gift cards.

Others will be eyeing the aisles to get a good deal on after christmas sales.

Several stores are offering doorbuster deals and half off discounts like Kohls who's offering 60 and 70 persent off merchandise and an additional 15 percent off for senior citizens.

Sears has 50 percent off men and women's clothing items.

JC Penney is offering special doorbuster prices from 6 till 1 like 50 percent off on jewelry, leather, and sheets.

Belk has specials like 50 percent off select women's, men and children's clothing.

Here's a list of several Knoxville stores and what time they open:
Bed Bath And Beyond - 8:00am
Belk - 6:00am
Best Buy - 8:00am
Books A Million - 8:00am
Comp USA - 10am
Dick's Sporting Goods - 9:00am
Goody's - 7:00am
HH Gregg - 10am
KMart - 8:00am
Knoxville center Mall - 7:00am
Kohl's 6:00am
Linnens N Things - 7:00am
Sears - 6:00am
Target - 7:00am
Toys-R-Us - 8:00am
West Town Mall - 7:00am