The nation's largest retailer will roll out 2012 specials beginning at 8 p.m. on November 22.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Black Friday? That was SO 2011. Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, has announced that it will begin holiday shopping specials at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, November 22, according to media reports. The retailing giant also began Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving 2011, but at 10 p.m. In 2012, the specials start at 8 p.m. Eastern time. Walmart has a Suwanee outlet. The move could put more pressure on big-box retailers such as Target and Best Buy to push their own opening times earlier, according to Bizjournals. According to an ad on Walmart.com, Black Friday/Thursday specials include $399 for an iPad 2 (16GB) and $148 for a 32-inch television. -- So, are you glad to see Black Friday deals extended further into Black Thursday? Or do you…
The famous shopping day overlaps into Thanksgiving.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Black Friday? That was SO 2010. Get ready for Black Thursday. Suwanee will join the steroid-like shopping craze when Walmart kicks off the shopping craze at 10 p.m. Thanksgiving (in Suwanee, the store is open 24 hours). Hey, it'll be Friday in Europe. Other retailers, such as Kohl's (which has a Suwanee outlet) and Best Buy (which is near the Mall of Georgia in Buford), also have announced plans to open on Thursday, some at midnight. At least one eager shopper is really beating people to the punch. In the Tampa Bay, Fla., area, a woman set up shop on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Really. Need an assault plan? An Atlanta TV station has released online maps of top stores. All that's missing is bread crumbs. Of course, there is no shortage of …