Some stores are opening as early as Thanksgiving evening, this writer is not a big fan of that trend; black Friday specials will remain a staple, hopefully for years to come. Understandably, many workers and customers are looking forward to extra pay and extra savings, so the deals must go on! In just two short weeks, stores will be hit as mayhem descends on retail stories across the country. Get a head start by mapping out the best Black Friday and Thanksgiving Thursday 2013 deals.
Black Friday Special: Dell & Radio Shack
Take to Dell’s website on black Friday to receive amazing deals, like an Inspiron 11 laptop for a stunning $299.99. Or enjoy the Inspiron One 20-inch desktop for $349.99. Like new items of fun? Dell will also be selling the Venue 8 Pro for the same $299.99 but customers will receive a free folio and accidental damage coverage for a full year. Just as an extra suggestion – Dell’s website is offering a virtual doorbuster 6 p.m. Thanksgiving night for the Venue 8 Android for $129.99.
Radio Shack is getting in on 2013 best deals for Black Friday. They will be offering the Galaxy S4 for $49.99 and knocking half off from remote helicopters and selected Bluetooth speakers. The 7-inch Trio Stealth Pro Android Tablet will be knocked down to $49.99. For fans of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, Radio Shack will be knocking down the price to $179.99 and removing $50 off the Beats Pill Speaker. A great stop for the techie in the family for exceptional deals.
Thanksgiving Thursday Specials: Wal-Mart & Target
The electronics department is expected to get hit hard! In the world of gaming, gamers rejoice! The largest big-box retailer is offering the Xbox 360 for $99, the PS3 with two games – The Last of Us and Batman: Arkham Origins for a cool $199. Grand Theft Auto V will be reduced to $34 alongside Battlefield 4 which will be marked down to $25 out of the door. Football fans hit the lines early for a chance to score a 60-inch Vizio television for $688 or an original iPad mini for $299. These deals will be for Thanksgiving Thursday, but Wal-Mart is advising an updated Black Friday ad with the 2013 best deals will also happen.
Target is setting their sites on drawing in customers from Thursday through Saturday with amazing doorbusters and ongoing specials. They are selling an Element 50-inch LED HDTV for $229 as a doorbuster, customers can enjoy serious markdowns on many of the TV sets. The Nintendo 3DS game system will sell for $149.99. Smartphone shoppers will enthrall in significant savings, such as the brand new iPhone 5S marked down to $179.99. Apple TV will also be marked down to a sweet $89 out of the door. Many toys for kids will see a reduction of 50 percent, including ride-in cars for kids for an amazing $99.
Black Friday & Thanksgiving Day Specials: Stein Mart & K-Mart
Have a Stein Mart close by? It’s definitely worth the trip to experience some amazing deals. Get an Impression Android tablet for a low price of $79.98. Or a Proscan 20-inch LED HDTV for $109.98. Love cashmere but not the mighty price-tag? Stein Mart is offering cashmere scarves for ladies priced at an affordable $17.98. Or for the same price purchase a 4 quart crock pot for the cook in the family. For those who like getting a headstart on next Christmas, the store will also mark down all things Christmas, 50 percent off. These deals start at 8 a.m. until noon.
K-Mart is looking to entrance shoppers back to its doors with a Thanksgiving morning special from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Shoppers can purchase a 7-inch Android tablet for $39.99. Fisher Price toys will be selling at an incredible special; buy one get one free. The same will also go for family and kid targeted board games. Much like their competitors, K-Mart is stepping up the savings to offer a 32-inch RCA LED television for $179.99 or a 50-inch LED HDTV for $399.99.
Special From Now Till December 24: Dollar General
For those who may want to avoid the crowds or need to watch their budget this year, take a jaunt over to Dollar General. The affordable place to shop is offering parents of little ones some great, unbeatable deals. Purchase $75 or more during one transaction for kids toys (excludes electronics) and receive 25 percent off. Considering it is Dollar General, parents can really get some amazing deals while reducing their register total by $18.75 or more. There are Disney dolls starting at $8, Hot Wheels kits starting at $10 and blocks for tots starting at $6. Parents can truly enjoy significant savings.
Black Friday and Thanksgiving Thursday Wrap-Up
There will be a plethora of specials starting at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving including at stores like Vera Wang, Amazon, Sams Club, Target, K-Mart, Toys R Us, Dick’s Sporting Goods and dozens more. Run into any amazing best deals for Black Friday and Thanksgiving Thursday 2013? Share with the readers below.
By Angelina Bouc