Black Friday, which historically has occurred on the day after Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday of November), is often regarded as the beginning of the holiday shopping season.
Some of the most notable deals from various businesses include:
Best Buy, which opens at 8 a.m., local time, and closes at 10 p.m.:
- a Panasonic 50″ Class LED 1080p HDTV for $199.99
- a 15.6″ Dell Touch Screen Laptop for $299.99
- a 7″ DigiLand Quad-Core Tablet for $39.99
- a Samsung 55″ Class LED 4K Ultra HD Smart TV for $899.99
Regarding the 50″ Panasonic HDTV for $199.99, a Greenville, South Carolina man has been spotted camping outside a Best Buy store since Monday, in hopes of snagging the television.
Kohl's Black Friday deals include:
- a Toshiba 40″ 1080p LED HDTV for $329.99
- a 7″ Polaroid Tablet for $59.99
- a Beats Pill 2.0 Portable Bluetooth Speaker System for $179.99
- a Toshiba 50″ 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV with Smart TV for $549.99
- a Vizio 15.6″ Thin + Light Ultrabook Laptop for $1,169.99
Walmart's Black Friday event commences at 6 a.m., and lasts through the weekend. Select merchandise is 30% off from 6 a.m. until noon. Items include Samsung TV’s and home audio, all music CD’s and all artificial Christmas trees and lights.
Black Friday Walmart deals include 20% off all firearms, 30% off all hunting apparel and discounts on Goodyear tires.
Notable Sears Black Friday deals include:
- an RCA 52′ 1080p HDTV for $379.99
- an RCA 40″ 1080p HDTV for $249.99
- a Kenmore stainless steel refrigerator for $999.99
- a Kenmore washer/dryer duo for $799.98
Home Depot is selling poinsettias for $.99 all day, and expects to move roughly 3.75 million of the plants this Black Friday.
Lowe's is offering:
- a GT 35-inch steel firepit for $39
- a Studio Sync Speaker Shelf for $49.98
- a SHOP-VAC 12-gallon 6.0 PEAK HP VAC for $39.98
- a 6.5-foot Pre-Lit Color Changing LED Artificial Tree for $59
Here enthusiastic consumers challenge one another over underwear:
Amazon's electronics deals include:
- a Samsung 40-inch Smart 1080p LED TV for $328
- a Samsung 55-inch Curved Smart 4K Ultra HD LED TV for $1,298.