Tuesday, Apple emailed its customers with an announcement of a sale on Apple products on Black Friday; the sale items will last for one day and will be available on their website (starting at midnight) or in the stores for extended hours, and there is also an option to purchase items from your iPhone. The news has created an Internet buzz. This year, Apple has created an app that will allow customers to see what items are on sale immediately on Black Friday with the option to buy. For more information on the Apple Black Friday sale, click here.
Apple products rarely go on sale, and at most some of the products may be reduced by 10%. Many retailers get around this by offering an Apple product with one of their store gift cards. For example, For example, Walmart is selling the Apple iPad 2 with a $75 Walmart gift card for $399 on Black Friday.
Walmart emailed customers with a list of additional deals that will be available in stores on Black Friday and a store map for each Walmart store in the country so that consumers can plan their attack on shopping for the biggest sale day of the year; the news has created a buzz Monday. Target, Best Buy and Amazon emailed customers about Black Friday deals that will be on sale on Black Friday, November 23, 2012.
Some of the tech best deals of the year happen on Black Friday and many consumers are trying to determine if there are any deals worth braving the crowds for. In 2012, the best tech deals on Black Friday are worth it. According to PC World, tablets are going to be the biggest tech deals this year.
Amazon announced that they will have new Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals online every day until Black Friday for customers to take advantage of now. To read about Cyber Monday sales and deals, click here.
Each Best Buy store will hand out tickets to customers in line at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving to avoid crowds rushing into their stores at midnight. They will also have online deals on Thanksgiving day. Some of the in store Best Buy deals include a Samsung 15.6” laptop with 4 GB memory and 500 GB hard drive for $349.95, and a Toshiba - 40" Class - LCD - 1080p - 60Hz - HDTV for $179.99. To see Black Friday deals at Best Buy, click here.
Target Black Friday deals include: an APEX 32” 720 p LCD HDTV for $147, a Nook simple touch e-reader for $49, Brave DVD for $10 (an additional long list of other new DVDs for $10), Nikon L310 digital camera for $99.99 and hundreds of other items as well. In addition, those customers using Target credit card will receive an additional 5% off the total price. For more information Target Black Friday deals, click here.
The pre-Black Friday sale at Walmart is already going on and will continue until Wednesday; every day different items are on sale. For information about the pre-Black Friday deals at Walmart, click here.
Walmart, Sears and Target will open its doors Thanksgiving night and the news has created an Internet buzz Sunday. Walmart and Sears will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, while Target will open at 9 p.m. Best Buy will open its doors at midnight…just a few hours behind the other big box stores.
Walmart emailed its full 2012 Black Friday circular to customers and it included additional items that will be on sale Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Walmart's circular ad included several doorbuster deals for those who venture out early Thursday night including an LG Blu-ray player for $38, an Emerson 32-inch TV for $148. They will also sell the Apple iPad 2 with a $75 Walmart gift card for $399. They will also have the Nintendo Wii for $89.
For more information on the full Black Friday sale at Walmart, click here.
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Sources: Apple, Walmart, Target and Best Buy
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