Among Walmart's Presidents Day sales for 2014 will be a variety of lower-priced items online. The retailer is spotlighting some of the most popular technology gadgets, home items, tires, mattresses, clothing, and more, in an effort to get shoppers staying home and taking advantage of internet-based shopping. Presidents Day holiday is on Monday, Feb. 17, which should provide significant deals for shoppers to take advantage of.
According to Holiday Gift Nation in a Feb. 15 report, Walmart's big sale is currently going on and will include several popular tablets at reduced prices. These include the Google Nexus 7 (2012 version) and the iPad with Retina display. The Nexus 7 tablet featuring 7-inch touchscreen and 32GB memory is $179.99, offering a savings of $20 off normal price. The Apple iPad with Retina and 32GB storage space is going for $50 off normal price, as it's been marked down to $499 from $549. Other tablets are featured on the sales page including Nexbook, Pioneer and Proscan models.
Also part of the Walmart Presidents Day sale are a wide variety of HDTV's from the likes of Sceptre, VIZIO and LG. The top seller is currently a 60-inch VIZIO with Internet Apps for $788, a savings of $201 off the normal price. A 50-inch Sceptre 1080p LED model is going for $399, while a 55-inch LG 1080P LED model is going for $599. Along with the TV's are also a Pro-Form Treadmill for $579, a GoPro HERO3 for $199 with extras, kids toys, Goodyear tires, mattresses, vacuum cleaners and even the Apple iPhone 5S. The 5S is a Straight Talk 4G LTE pre-paid phone deal with the 16GB smartphone itself costing $649.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday already passed by, recent data suggests there may be better deals on Presidents Day. A Forbes report notes that shopping site Shop It To Me found that the deals on Presidents Day were an average of 47% off prices compared to 44% off on Black Friday sales prices. E-commerce can reign supreme as there are discount codes that can be used in combination, free shipping deals and easier price comparison than going store-to-store in search of a deal.
The Presidents Day sale at Walmart's online site is currently taking place as of Sunday, with different deals featured in local sales advertisements for retail stores. The sale is likely to end as of Tuesday, Feb. 18, although the website has not specified the sale dates.