Thanksgiving/Black Friday 2016 is almost here, and for those planning to shop one or both days, we have everything you need to know to find the best deals.
Below, we have information for major retailers Macy’s, Target and Walmart, including their featured Black Friday deals, store hours, and links to their sites, so you can shop in-stores or online, minus the hassle.
Thanksgiving Day: Open 5 P.M. EST-2 A.M. EST. Online and in-store sales start at 5 P.M. and stop at 2 A.M.
Black Friday: Open at 6 A.M. EST Doorbusters run Thanksgiving Day through 1 p.m. on Black Friday, and are also available from 8 A.M. to 1 P.M. on Saturday .
Get $10 off purchases of $25 or more, or $20 off purchases of $50 or more.
They are offering a ton of doorbusters, available at the times indicated below; after those hours, prices go up slightly, but are still on sale.
Featured sales items:
•Doorbusters (5 P.M.-2 A.M. Thanksgiving, 6 A.M.- 1 P.M. EST on Black Friday, 8 A.M. to 1 P.M. on Saturday):
•Clothing: 75% off men’s packable down jackets, 60% off women’s coats, 60% off family pajamas, 50% off men’s Tommy Hilfiger clothing, kids’ puffer jackets: $15.99, 20% off women’s dresses, 60% off kids’ pajamas and more.
•Accessories: Apple Watch: $199, women’s boots: $19.99, men’s finish line sneakers: $34.98-$44.98, an extra 25050% off handbags and more.
•Home: 70% off memory foam pillows and toppers, Kitchen electrics: $19.99, any size comforter: $24.99, 10-piece comforter sets: $89.99, Qick Dry reversible bath towels: $4.99 and more.
Thanksgiving Day: Stores open at 6 P.M. EST on Thanksgiving and stay open through midnight on Black Friday. Online deals start at 12 A.M. EST on Thursday and Dorrbusters start at 6 P.M. on Thanksgiving.
Sing up for cartwheel and get early access to online and in-store deals starting Wednesday, November 23.
Some items are available only in-stores, which we indicated below.
Featured sale items:
•Doorbusters (in-store ONLY, while supplies last): New Nintendo 3DS Super Mario Edition: $99.99, 50% off video games, Buy One, Get One 50% off select toys, 50% off kitchen appliances, Amazon 7″ Fire tablet: $33.33, Amazon 7″ Kid’s Edition Fire tablet: $74.99, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7″ 8GB tablet: $99.99, and more.
•Electronics: GoPro HERO Session bundle: $179.99 with $20 gift card, DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone: $399.99, Xbox One S Battlefield 1 or Minecraft bundle: $249, plus $40 gift card, Powerbeats: $89.99, iPad mini 2: $179.99,
•TV’s: Samsung 50″ 4K Ultra HD TV: $379.99, Samsung 40″ 1080p LED TV: $247.99, Element 43″ 4K Ultra TV: $199 (in-store ONLY), and more.
•Clothing: 30% off family pajamas, licensed team apparel and apparel and accessories for the family.
•Home: 50% off Wondershop products, KitchenAid Ultra Power Plus 4.5-qt. stand mixer: $259.99, plus $20 gift card, 50% off Corelle, select kitchen appliances: $17 and more.
Thanksgiving Day: Doors open at 6 P.M.
Black Friday: Open all day
Online deals start midnight at 12 A.M. on Thanksgiving.
Also, if you download the Walmart app, you not only get access to early deals, but starting Nov. 17 you get a map detailing where hot-ticket items are located in the store.
Featured sale items:
•Doorbusters (starting at 6 P.M. Thursday, while supplies last): Philips 55″ 4K Smart HD TV: $298, Xbox One S Batttlefield bundle: $249, all video games: $27, Disney Princess Royal Dream House: $88 and more.
•Toys: Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage: $74, select Play-Doh sets:$10, Monster High playset: $49, Lego or Duplo Tower: $30, RC truck or car: $15, and more.
•Video Games & Systems: Call of Duty Black Ops collection: $25 (Walmart ONLY), PS 4 controller: $39, Xbox 360 Horizon Bundle (500GB): $129 and more.
•Electronics/ TV’s: GoPro Hero Session bundle:$179, iPad Mini 2 (32 GB): $199, Samsung 32″ Smart TV: $188, Samsung 55″ Smart TV: $448, DJI Drone Phantom Standard 3: $369, and more.
Are you planning to take advantage of these deals and shop Black Friday 2016?
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