Wal-Mart Releases Black Friday Specials
Black Friday is widely known as the busiest shopping day of each calendar year. The term “Black Friday” has long been used as the day that most shopping retailers finally see a profit in their fiscal year. Most retail operations operate at a loss for most of the year and they look towards the biggest date on most shopping calendars. Black Friday falls the day after Thanksgiving when most shoppers look to kick off their holiday shopping.
Through the last several years stores have competed against each other to come up with specially priced merchandise and huge markdowns to try and get shoppers in the door. The popularity of the unofficial shopaholics holiday has only grown over the years as more and more stores try to one-up each other with bigger savings and surprises. Black Friday has become so popular that major retailers are starting their shopping events as early as Thanksgiving afternoon.
The biggest retailer in the US, Wal-Mart, recently leaked their Black Friday sales flyers and the items included have consumers buzzing. The 2013 Wal-Mart Black Friday specials include deals laptop computers, LED televisions, X-Box games and cell phones. The retail giant is also offering a special for the first hour of the Black Friday sale that will reward the buyer’s of the I-Pad mini with a $100 store gift card.
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32″ Generic Brand LED HDTV – $98
LG Blu-ray Player – $38
iPad mini + $100 Walmart Gift Card – $299
Beats by Dre Headphones – $116
Examples of toys and electronics that are part of Walmart’s pre-Black Friday saving event, while supplies last, include:
LeapPad 2 – WAS: $79, NEW PRICE: $39.99
Little Tikes Cozy Coupe – WAS: $49.87, NEW PRICE: $34.99
Nerf Rebelle Crossbow – WAS: $19.88, NEW PRICE: $11.99
Monopoly Board Game – WAS: $7.77, NEW PRICE: $5
Hot Wheels Single Car – WAS: .97 cents, NEW PRICE: .60 cents
LG 50-inch HDTV – WAS: $598, NEW PRICE: $448
Skylanders and Infinity Starter Packs – WAS: $74.96, NEW PRICE: $37
Select PS4 and Xbox One Video Games such as NBA 2K14 and Battlefield 4 – WAS: $59.96, NEW PRICE: $49