While it seems this should have happened years ago, Wal-Mart will be treating online shoppers nearly the same as their brick-and-mortar brethren for the first time this Black Friday. And both crowds will be getting big price discounts, which were revealed yesterday … and we’ll highlight below.
But first here is Wal-Mart’s rather late bow to the Internet, according to a report on CNBC:
For the first time ever, the vast majority — roughly 96 percent — of Wal-Mart's Black Friday deals will be available online, starting at 3:01 a.m. ET Thanksgiving Day.
In-store deals don't kick off until hours later, at 6 p.m. local time — the start time it's used for the past three years.
"We're agnostic about [where people shop], and so we should be. Because our job is pretty simple: To give the customer what they want," Wal-Mart U.S. CEO Greg Foran said. "I'm excited about the opportunity to give the customer a choice and leave it up to them."
Seems like an easy choice.
- Dell Black 15.6” Intel i3 Laptop for $279 ($120 savings)
- 15” HP Touch Laptop for $249 (discount unrevealed)
- Samsung Galaxy S on StraightTalk Wirelss for $229 ($250 off)
- iPad Air 2 Gold for $399 ($100 off).
- iPad Mini 2 for $199 ($69 off)
- Xbox One, 500 GB, Gears of War Bundle with a $30 Walmart Gift Card for $299 ($50 off).
- PlayStation 4 Uncharted bundle $299 ($50 off).
- Beats Studio Headphone for $169 ($131 off)
- LG 55” Class Smart 4K UHD TV for $698 ($300 off)
You can browse through the ad yourself here.
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