LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Walmart shoppers will be able get a head-start on holiday discounts, whether they're shopping online or headed to a brick-and-mortar store.

The retail giant plans to be open and offering Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving Day.

Sale prices will also be available for items purchased on Walmart’s website beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thanksgiving morning.

If you're going to a store, "door buster" discounts will be available starting at 6 p.m. in the evening.

Store employees will hand out color-coded maps to help keep shoppers from getting too frazzled while searching for deals.

Target and Toys 'R' Us will also open early for people who'd rather shop than eat turkey.