Your Black Friday Plan of Attack
Get the scoop on Black Friday ads, deals and store hours.
Are you ready to shop till you drop? Get a good night's sleep on Wednesday night, because to get the great deals you might have to venture out after the turkey leftovers are put away on Thanksgiving night. Many retailers are prolonging the holiday shopping extravaganza that is Black Friday by opening late on Thanksgiving night.
Patch has the low-down on the biggest retailers' Black Friday special hours and sales:
Special Black Friday hours: Stores open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving
Doorbusters: $40 Target Gift Card with purchase of Apple 16GB iPod Touch; $49 Nook Simple Touch (save $50); $199 4GB XBox 360 Kinect Bundle (save $100)
Other great deals: $60 Target Gift Card when you buy any Apple iPad; $79 TomTom 1400M GPS (save $40); $499 Canon Rebel T3 Digital SLR Camera bundle (save $250)
Preview Target Black Friday ad here
Store: Toys R Us
Special Black Friday hours: Stores open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving
Doorbusters: $69.99 Coby Kryos 7" Android Tablet (save $80); $49.99 Power Wheels Barbie or Kawasaki Sport Quads (save $50)
Other great deals: BOGO Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Single Character Figures; $39.99 Fisher-Price Grand Dollhouse (save $40); bonus $15 iTunes gift card when you buy a $50 iTunes gift card; lots of other BOGO and 50 percent off deals
Preview Toys R Us Black Friday ad here
Special Black Friday hours: Stores open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, with family specials; gadget deals kick off at 10 p.m. Thursday; deals on TVs, clothing and jewelry start at 5 a.m., Friday
Doorbusters: $4.88 Simmons Beautyrest Down Alternative Gel pillow (regularly $39.97); $198 Emerson 40" HDTV; $38 LG Blu-ray player; $1.96 select DVD movies
Other great deals: $75 Walmart gift card with purchase of $399 Apple iPad 2 wi-fi 16GB; HP 15/6" laptop, $279 (regularly $348); $69 Garmin 5" Touchscreen GPS; $99 Barnes and Noble NOOK Color (regularly $149)
Preview Walmart Black Friday ad here
Store: Best Buy
Special Black Friday hours: Stores open at midnight Friday (Thanksgiving night). Stores will hand out tickets up to two hours before midnight.
Doorbusters: $179.99 Toshiba 40" LCD HDTV (save $240); $8.99 DVDs including The Hunger Games, Breaking Bad and The Big Bang Theory; $349.95 Samsung Laptop Essentials Bundle (save $225); $179.99 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 tablet (save $70), plus get a free $20 Best Buy gift card with purchase
Other great deals: $79.99 Canon PowerShot A2300 digital camera in black or pink (save $60), with free case and memory card; $39.99 Logitech Harmony 650 Universal Remote (save $40)
Preview Best Buy Black Friday ad here
Store: Philadelphia Premium Outlets
Special Black Friday hours: Most stores open at midnight Friday (Thanksgiving night). Some stores open at 9 p.m.
Other great deals: 20 percent off your entire purchase at Nike Factory Store; get a $10 coupon for every $50 purchase at Oakley Vault; additional 20 percent off everything at Restoration Hardware; buy two get one free at Skechers; six for $60 large jar candles at Yankee Candle
Preview outlet stores' Black Friday sale info here
Special Black Friday hours: Stores open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving; doorbuster deals at 8 p.m. Thursday, 3 a.m. Friday; 5 a.m., Friday
Doorbusters: $88 Seiki 24" LED HDTV (save $102); $2.99 Disney Princess Ballerina, Barbie Beach or Ballerina, Disney Fairies, Uno game, Hot Wheels five-pack
Other great deals: $99.99 1 ct. t.w. diamond jewelry (regularly $599.99 to $719.99 each); up to 80 percent off other fine jewelry; $28.99 Essential Home complete bed set, any size (save $21);
Preview Kmart Black Friday ad here
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