Walmart will offer Black Friday deals earlier this year

Ivan Schwartz
November 11, 2018

"During peak events like Black Friday, Target says team members will be located in the busiest areas of the store like Electronics".

65 percent will spend on holiday-related items like decorations and cards 87 percent will be hitting discount department stores such as Target and Walmart, while 66 will spend at dollar/variety stores and 65 will shop at department stores.

"And for those who can't wait for Black Friday, Walmart just rolled out 18 deals on its website, including items such as a Sharp 55" Class 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV for $299, a price drop of $200.99, and a Farberware Oil-Less Fryer for $39, a discount of $10.99.

The official Walmart Black Friday ad scan is here, and it points to excellent tech that will go on sale, with most "rollback prices" happening on Wednesday, November 21 at 10pm ET. Many retailers are optimistic about their 2018 performance thanks to strong consumer confidence in the USA and low unemployment that's giving shoppers the ability to spend more. Best Buy has rolled out its Black Friday ad which consists of 52 pages. All in all, there's probably something for everyone on Walmart's lengthy list of Black Friday 2018 deals.

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"It's clear that having a strong physical and digital presence continues to drive sales - and Black Friday is no exception", said Tom McGee, President and CEO of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Target competes with Walmart's Black Friday 2018 deals on Samsung flagship smartphones by matching its store credit with $300 Gift Card.

The company will offer Black Friday deals at 10 p.m. EST online on Thanksgiving eve - two hours earlier than in previous years - in order to give shoppers on the East Coast more shopping time earlier, executives said, and at 6 p.m. local time in its stores on Thanksgiving Day.

Walmart has married a Sony PS4 1TB Slim with a Spider-Man video game for $199. Best Buy will open doors on Thanksgiving Day starting at 5:00 PM -1:00 AM.

The Walmart's Black Friday 2018 ad hit the web on Thursday, November 8th.

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