EXPECTING TWO MORE CHANCES OF RAIN. I’LL HAVE THE DETAILS COMING UP. BACK TO YOU. PAT: THANKS, EV. THANKS TO THE CALENDAR YOU HAVE MORE SHOPPING DAYS THAN LAST YEAR AND PEOPLE ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE. PACKING MALLS AND STORES TRYING TO KEEP UP. CBS 2’S SERENE BRANSON IS LIVE IN HAWTHORNE WHERE STORE HOURS ARE BEING STRETCHED, SERENE? REPORTER: PAT, THE RAIN EVELYN WAS TALKING ABOUT DID NOT DETER PEOPLE. HERE IN HAWTHORNE, WILL BE OPEN 24 HOURS THROUGH CHRISTMAS EVE. MAKING THEIR LIST. GRANDMA AND MOM. THERE’S MY BROTHER. REPORTER: AND CHECKING THEM TWICE. I GOT MY STEPDAD TWO ATHLETIC T-SHIRTS AND REPORTER: HOLIDAY SHOPPERS HIT THE STORES. A LITTLE RAIN COULDN’T KEEP THEM AWAY. TRYING TO FINALIZE EVERYTHING TODAY. REPORTER: OR DAMPEN THEIR SPIRITS. I’M NOT DONE, I HAVE MORE TO DO. SHOP TILL I DROP. COME BACK CHRISTMAS EVE. REPORTER: SHOPPERS LIKE RENE O’NEILL ARE IN LUCK, SEVERAL STORES WON’T CLOSE UNTIL LATE CHRISTMAS EVE. 24 HOURS. I WILL BE HERE! REPORTER: KOHLS WILL STAY OPEN AROUND THE CLOCK UNTIL 6:00 P.M. CHRISTMAS EVE. TOYS “R” US AND K-MART ARE OPEN UNTIL 9:00 P.M. CHRISTMAS EVE. TARGET WILL STAY OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT AND UNTIL 10:00 P.M. ON CHRISTMAS EVE AND MACY’S OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY AND 6:00 P.M. ON CHRISTMAS EVE. DO YOU THINK THAT’S GOOD FOR THE EMPLOYEES? THEY GOT TO DO WHAT THEY GOT TO DO. REPORTER: SINCE ONLINE SELLERS ARE POISED TO MAKE HOLIDAY HISTORY. DELOIT EXPECTS ONLINE PURCHASES TO BE UP THIS YEAR. I LIKE THE HOLIDAY SEASON EXCEPT THE CROWDS, I DON’T LIKE THE CROWDS. REPORTER: AND WE DID HEAR A LOT OF HONKING HORNS AS DRIVERS FIGHT FOR PARKING SPOTS, ONE PERSON SAID SHE HOPES PEOPLE CAN TAKE A MINUTE AND REMEMBER