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It's that time of the year again! We are just two weeks away from Black Friday! This is usually a love or hate day....so for those lovers out there.....here are a few tidbits. First off....if want to keep up with all the specials, changes and ad viewing check out http://bfads.net/. They have a pretty comprehensive list of all the Black Friday ads.
-Walmart is rolling out their discounts in phases. Phase 1: Beginning at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the best in-store deals are on toys, games, home goods and clothing. Phase 2: At 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, the deals mostly focus on electronics. Phase 3: On Black Friday, Wal-Mart's deals, which roll out at 5 a.m., mostly focus on home goods, jewelry, tires and furniture.
Black Friday Openings and Deals
• Best Buy: For deals on digital cameras, computers, stereos and other electronics, visit the store when the doors open at 12 a.m., Nov. 23.
• Kohl’s: For deals on bedding, clothing and other selections, visit the store when doors open at 12 a.m., Nov. 23. If you want to buy Black Friday online sales, you can start buying at 12:01 a.m., Nov. 21, on its website.
• Sears: In 2011, Sears released not one, but four Black Friday ads, each with different product categories. To get a jump on the deals, visit the store at 8 p.m., Thanksgiving Day.
• Kmart, on the other hand, is used to being open on Thanksgiving Day and will be again this year. On Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 will open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 4:00 p.m. Kmart stores will then open again at 8:00 p.m. and stay open until 3:00 a.m. On Black Friday, Kmart will open its doors at 5:00 a.m. and stay open until 11:00 p.m.