A sign of the Black Friday iPhone deals to come, perhaps?Read the rest of this entry >
We may be 126 days away from this year’s impending Black Friday on November 29th, but that’s certainly not stopping Best Buy from re-writing their calendars and dragging the largest shopping holiday into summer.
This Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, Best Buy will be hosting Hot July Black Friday both in-store and online, where the electronics giant will be featuring special Black Friday deals on select laptops, HDTVs, Blu-ray players, appliances, digital cameras, video games and much more.Read the rest of this entry >
The Best Buy Black Friday Ad is here! This 20-page ad scan features deals on the usual suspects: HDTVs, tablets and computers, and more.
Best Buy doorbusters will start at midnight this year, bucking the 8pm trend we’re seeing elsewhere this year. However, they will be handing out a limited number of doorbuster tickets 2 hours before the sale starts, so make sure you have a spot in line before doors open.Read the rest of this entry >
The Best Buy Black Friday 2012 Sale Preview has been leaked. This 22-page ad scan features deals on expected items like HDTVs, tablets and computers. But, we also saw some deals on appliances, toys and a couple home goods. Sticking to the controversial theme, they will be opening their doors at 12AM on Black Friday morning and they will be handing out tickets up to 2 hours before the Midnight opening.
Some highlights from the Best Buy Black Friday Preview sale include:
Just a few years ago, layaway programs were not in favor with most retailers.
The payment program had fallen out of favor with the vast majority of shoppers, and only a few retailers thought layaway was worth the time and hassle to keep it alive.Read the rest of this entry >
Target has flip flopped on their holiday and Black Friday plans more in the last month than your favorite warm-weather footwear did all summer.Read the rest of this entry >
We talked last week about how Walmart and Best Buy were both on the same page on Black Friday hours; with stores in New Jersey applying to local townships to open on Thursday at midnight.Read the rest of this entry >
For a few weeks there have been some rogue 2012 Black Friday store hours lists circulating around the internet that are unverified. Today Black Friday by Brads Deals has verification that Walmart and Best Buy will be opening at midnight on Black Friday again this year.
Other Black Friday news sources have been reporting store opening hours over the last few weeks but have not been providing any hints of where their information is coming from. We’ve noticed that it’s the exact same list that seems to be going around with store hours suspiciously similar to last year. We did some searching and couldn’t find any stores that had sent out press releases announcing opening times or any times listed on store websites. Today we saw our first hint at store hours from a reputable news source.Read the rest of this entry >
If you’re looking for work to help get your family through the holidays, you may be in luck.
A recent survey of major retailers by management consulting firm Hay Group shows that 75% of them are expecting to see sales increase for the 2012 holiday shopping season, and that optimism is translating to an increase in the number of seasonal jobs available. Hay Group also found that 36% of the retailers they surveyed expect to hire more workers for Christmas 2012, up from just 10% the year before, while the number of applicants for those jobs is expected to remain steady. That’s excellent news for holiday job seekers whose chances of landing a seasonal job will be better than last year.Read the rest of this entry >
Earlier we reported on the rumor that Nintendo’s hotly anticipated Wii U might be released on Black Friday and today we know that the rumor was almost right. Nintendo announced today that Wii U will go on sale in the United States on November 18th, a full five days ahead of the Black Friday shopping rush.
According to a CNN Money report, there will be two versions of the Wii U available, both featuring a 6.2 inch touchpad. Players can play solo or multi-player games. Other Wii U features include video chat, TV remote, Near Field Communication (NFC), internet browsing, and Miiverse.Read the rest of this entry >