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BlackFriday And CyberMonday 2011 Price Matching Highlights – Walmart, Bestbuy, Amazon, Sears, Target

Price matching is simple and available at almost all retailers. Take the printed ad/flyer and make sure you have right model number that shows on the ad/flyer with the price. For normal days the retailers have well defined policy of price matching. During Black Friday and Cyber Monday many retailers exclude the special event and some times may or may not guarantee the price. Just keep in mind that retailers like Radio Shack (never does price match any day of the year), Sears, Target does not do Black friday or Cyber Monday 2011 price matching.. At same time all these retailers except Radio Shack does price matching during entire holiday season.

RetailerPrice Match Details
WalmartAs Walmart released to press - " If a customer buys an eligible product at Walmart anytime between Nov. 1 and Dec. 25, and then finds that same product advertised for less at another store, Walmart will give the customer a gift card for the difference through Dec. 25"

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BestbuyBring a printed ad showing the price. Note Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday may not be matched.

Bestbuy the disputed price matching retailer got into trouble in court back in 2009 with their ex-employees confessing the anti price matching policies practiced at the retailer.

The court documents and verdict is here and detailed discussion forum post here
Sears"Between 11/10/11 and 11/30/11, if you find a lower price on the exact item and model number with the same features in a local competitor’s 11/25/11 Day After Thanksgiving ad, Sears Outlet will match that price"
Sears press release is here.
Amazon.com"With the exception of TVs, Amazon.com doesn't price-match with other retailers (including those who sell their items on our website). We do, however, consistently work toward maintaining competitive prices on everything we carry."
Home DepotBeats the price by 10% if you bring the ad with the lower price.
LowesSimilar to home Depot beats the price by 10%.
TargetNote traditionally Target declines price matching on Black Fridays. But 2011 BalckFriday Traget is matching the price. Also note price matched within a week of purchase only.

StaplesPrice matched within 14 days of purchase.


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Posted By: Kalyan | Date: November 14, 2011 | Categories: BlackFriday2011, CyberMonday2011, Deals

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