If you have a black belt in Black Friday shopping, listen up: Area big-box retailers are gearing up to dazzle bargain hunters even earlier this year—starting on Thanksgiving Day!
Last week, Wal-Mart announced that it would open its doors at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, and offer holiday doorbusters while supplies last. These include deals on TVs, iPads, an electric scooter for $79 and a steam mop for $39. (There's a Wal-Mart Supercenter on Century Drive in West Mifflin Borough.)
At Best Buy, doors open at midnight on Friday. Doorbusters include deals on TVs, phones and Samsung laptop bundles.
Wal-Mart will offer its biggest deals from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Thanksgiving night. The store will offer three items—an iPad, a TV and a Blu-ray player—at low prices. If the store runs out of those items, you can still buy them at discounted prices, but you must register for them online by midnight and have them delivered to your local store.
For the early morning traditionalists, some stores will open at 4 a.m. with special sales. If you want to keep up with all of the Black Friday deals, you can check your favorite retailers' Facebook pages.
Do you know of any locally owned businesses holding sales this week? In honor of Small Business Saturday, tell us and your neighbors about them in the comments section below.
Want to avoid the holiday shopping mega-crowds altogether? Look for Cyber Monday deals on Nov. 26.
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