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Still Need to Shop? Stores are Open!

And you thought Black Friday shopping was getting out of hand.

This holiday season, retailers are pushing the envelope and many stores will be open 24 hours during the last push before Christmas Day. Some stores will be open as late as 10  p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Industry experts expect sales the weekend before Christmas to hit $10 billion, a billion more than was made on Black Friday this year.

USA Today compiled this list of store's holiday hours for major retailers:

• Toys R Us will remain open from 6 a.m. Tuesday through 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Stores will also be open from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday through Monday. The toy store hopes parents will be enticed by the promise that it continues to be in stock of the hottest items, including Barbie and Playmobil, both of which are included in deals being offered this week.

• Amazon is offering same-day delivery on Christmas Eve if orders are placed by 10 a.m. for customers in 12 major metro areas. It also continues to offer a new deal of the day and other lightning deals with items between 20% and 80% off. Amazon extended the deadline for free shipping on orders guaranteed for Dec. 24 delivery to Friday (Dec. 19). Last year it was Dec. 17.

• Target is extending store hours from now until New Year's Eve, staying open until midnight on certain days, or between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. on others. Customers can order items for same-day store pickup as late as 5 p.m. on Dec. 24. Target also has savings on HDTVs, PlayStation 4, and tablets from now until Christmas Eve and will be open until 10 p.m. Christmas Eve.

* Kohl's opened its doors on Saturday and will not close them again until Christmas Eve

* Walmart also will be open not just on Christmas Eve but through the night and all day Christmas day for you really serious procrastinators

Think you are the only one who waits? Not hardly. A National Retail Federation survey found that 14.5 percent of people will by their last gift in the days before Christmas. It also found that men are more likely to wait until Christmas Eve to purchase their gifts.

Which means, take a deep breath and be ready to stand in those lines. Happy shopping!

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