A survey from the National Retail federation found that more people shopped via the internet for the Black Friday weekend 2016 showing the growing importance of e-commerce to retailers.
"A hidden deal is the $279.99 55" Toshiba 55L711U18 4K UHD Chromecast TV, available in stores on the actual Black Friday at 8 am.
Though some of the anchor stores will have different hours, Bradley Square Mall plans to be closed all day today, to allow workers to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with their families. The Best Buy Black Friday 2017 online sale at bestbuy.com is available all Thanksgiving Day.
Deal Tomato are posting Black Friday Surface Pro deals throughout the sales week. Black Friday: Most supercenters are open 24/7.
Though some retailers are choosing to observe Black Friday in stores, many are choosing to offer their deals earlier.
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"The hottest deal advertised in the Best Buy Black Friday 2017 ad is the $179.99 50" Sharp LC-50LBU591U 4K UHD Roku Smart TV.
SEARS: Thanksgiving/Black Friday: Most stores will be open from 6 p.m.to midnight and open at 5 a.m. on Black Friday. Deals end soon after Cyber Monday on November 27th. "A substantial 43 percent are expected to shop on Saturday (71 million), with 76 percent saying they will do so specifically to support Small Business Saturday".
Once again, Thanksgiving evening marks the unofficial start to the annual Christmas shopping frenzy in Northwest Indiana, with malls opening in the evening and big-box stores at varying times throughout the holiday. As holiday shopping gets underway in earnest, he said, "people will come with a objective and a plan". As a result, retailers will be focused on optimizing the online shopping experience.
Kohls and JCPenney were almost tied at the top the list, with average discounts of 66.32 percent off and 66.30 percent off respectively.
The consumer group reported that over half of the items it tracked were cheaper or even maintained at the Black Friday price on the other days. However, shoppers are now choosing to research and make their purchases from the comfort of their home.