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More big retailers announce Thanksgiving/Black Friday plans

By Marianne Wilson - 11/10/2016

Three of the nation’s largest retail chains remain committed to opening their doors on Thanksgiving.



Target Corp. announced it will open its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and Best Buy said it plans to open at 5 p.m. Walmart will start its Black Friday event at 6 p.m. on Turkey Day (most Walmart locations are open 24 hours).



Target’s Black Friday deals will be available online with free shipping all day Thanksgiving, and in all Target stores at 6 p.m. that evening. It’s also offering a Black Friday presale on the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving, with doorbuster deals early at all stores via Cartwheel and at Target.com.



Walmart will offer its Black Friday deals online beginning at 12:01 a.m. ET on Thanksgiving morning, and in stores later that day, starting at 6 p.m. To meet anticipated demand, Walmart said it has secured substantial availability of the merchandise in its Black Friday deals. For example, it has stocked its digital and physical aisles with more than 1.5 million televisions, nearly two million tablets and computers and three million video games. New this year, the chain its app users select Black Friday deals starting Nov. 10.



Best Buy’s Black Friday deals will be available online from Nov. 24 through Nov. 26, and at its stores on Thanksgiving. The retailer is opening its doors at 5 p.m. On Turkey Day, and keeping them open until 1 a.m.


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