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Walmart, Sears, ToysRUs Stores Opening 8 PM Thanksgiving Day For Black Friday 2012 Deals

Why this early Black Friday rush ? Why are stores spoiling family once a year thanksgiving dinner get together? Why Walmart?

Hurting economy and lagging US sales are making retailers to take drastic steps to get the consumer spending pie at the cost of forcing family diners from eating pumpkin pies on Turkey day. The data shows that an average black friday shopper spends $750 in holiday season. Every retailer wants this average $750 pie to increase their already razor thin profit margins to close 2012 books. Walmart’s announced its decision to kick off its BlackFriday 2012 sales at 8 pm — on Thanksgiving Day. Like Walmart other stores Sears and ToysRUs taking Walmart lead decided to open at 8 PM on turkey day.

Wal-Mart – 8:00 PM Thursday, November 22, 2012.
Sears – 8:00 PM on Thursday, November 22, 2012.
Toys R Us – 8:00 PM on Thursday, November 22, 2012.

To be or not to be at Walmart for 8 PM deals

The doorbuster items include a
Nook Color – $99
Acer Ultrabook 13.3 inch 4GB RAM 320GB hard disk with SSD cache for $499.
16GB iPad 2 $399 cost, but Walmart’s with $75 Walmart gift certificate

Walmart 10 PM deals include
15.6-inch HP laptop 4GB of RAM and a 320GB hard drive for $279,
Virgin Mobile MiFi hotspot for $39.88.

Sears and other stores

Sears is allowing free loyalty club called “Shop Your Way” to buy some of the early bird online deals as early as Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012.

Target 9:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 22, 2012 [Target took criticism last year for 12:00 AM opening but they went four hours early]
Best Buy12:00 AM on Black Friday – Friday, November 23, 2012
Macy’s12:00 AM on Black Friday – Friday, November 23, 2012
Kohl’s12:00 AM on Black Friday – Friday, November 23, 2012
Staples5:00 AM on Black Friday – Friday, November 23, 2012

So far the best Black Friday highlights leaked :

40″ 1080p Toshiba HDTV $180 – Best Buy.
Asus Transformer Pad (TF300) $280 – Best Buy.
Galaxy S3 for $1 with contract – Sam’s Club.
250GB Playstation 3 for $220 (includes two games) – Radio Shack.
The Nook Simple Touch $40 – Sears.


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: November 12, 2012 | Categories: BlackFriday2012, Deals

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