Walmart, Best Buy & Target Black Friday Deals Worth the Money

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Black Friday Shopping

Nothing is more satisfying to me than a good deal. That’s why I’m so excited to score some serious savings this Black Friday - especially at Walmart, Best Buy, and Target. This year's deals fall in line with trends from previous years in that most of the worthwhile offers pertain to big-ticket items like electronics and appliances.

Here’s the dish on deals from the big three Black Friday retailers:

Black Friday 2018 Walmart

Walmart's 2018 Black Friday ad is filled with deep discounts on thousands of electronics, toys and apparel. While other retailers pose valid competition, Forbes noted that Walmart will likely retain its title as the holidays sales king when it comes to electronics (although Target wins on TV deals this year.)

Opening hours: Walmart plans to open its doors for Black Friday shopping at 6pm on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd. The retailer is also offering online sales simultaneous to in-store shopping, which will go live at 10 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 21.

Deals to watch: Here are some of Walmart's best Black Friday 2018 offers.

  • Free $300 Walmart gift card with Apple iPhone XS, XS Max or XR with qualifying activation.
  • Free $400 Walmart gift card with Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus or X with qualifying activation.
  • Free $350 Walmart gift card with Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ or Note 9 with qualifying activation.
  • 55-inch 4K TV for $200 from a respectable brand.
  • Sony PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle for $274.99 ($125 savings).
  • Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Bundle for $299 ($60 savings).
  • Microsoft Xbox One X Bundle with $30 Walmart gift card for $399.99 ($100 savings).
  • Sixth-generation iPad for $249 ($80 savings).
  • Google Home Mini for $25 ($24 savings).
  • Google Home Hub with $10 VUDU credit and 6 months free YouTube Premium for $99 ($50 savings).
  • Beats X Wireless Headphones for $75 ($34 savings).
  • Select Fisher Price toys for $5.

Black Friday 2018 Target

Target's Black Friday ad is packed with savings and free gift card promotions. The retailer will also offer free two-day shipping for online holiday shoppers with no minimum purchase or membership required.

Opening hours: Target will open at 5pm on Thanksgiving Day and close the doors at 1 am on Nov. 23 before reopening at 7 am for more Black Friday shopping opportunities. These times may differ depending on location, so check out the Target’s store locator for up-to-date Black Friday hours.

Deals to watch: Here are some of the highlights from Target's Black Friday deals.

  • Free $250 Target gift card with Apple iPhone XS, XS Max or XR with qualified activation on Verizon, Sprint or AT&T.
  • Free $150 Target gift card with Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus or X with qualified activation on Verizon, Sprint or AT&T.
  • Free $300 Target gift card with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with qualified activation on Verizon or AT&T.
  • Free $200 Target gift card with Google Pixel 3 or 3 XL with qualified activation on Verizon.
  • Element 55-inch Smart 4K UHD TV for $199.99 ($180 savings).
  • Samsung 65-inch Smart Curved UHD TV for $799.99 ($300 savings).
  • LG 49-inch 4K HDR UHD Smart TV for $329.99 ($120 savings).
  • Sony PlayStation 4 1TB Spider-Man Bundle for $199.99 ($100 savings).
  • Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Bundle for $299.99 ($60 savings).
  • Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones Neighborhood Collection for $89.99 ($110 savings).
  • Google Home Mini for $25 ($24 savings).
  • Google Home Hub for $99 ($50 savings).
  • The Shark Navigator DLX upright vacuum for $89.99 ($80 savings).
  • 50 percent off select games and puzzles.

Black Friday 2018 Best Buy

Best Buy's Black Friday ad features plenty of deals on premium electronics and kitchen appliances. The retailer also plans to offer online shoppers free shipping on all orders until Christmas Day.

Opening hours: Best Buy will open its doors at 5 pm on Thanksgiving and close the doors at 1 am on Nov. 23 before reopening at 8am on Black Friday.

Deals to watch: Here are some of the top deals from Best Buy's 2018 ad.

  • Up to $200 off Apple iPhone X with qualified activation on Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.
  • Up to $150 off Apple iPhone XR, XS or XS Max with qualified activation on Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.
  • Up to $200 off Google Pixel 3 or 3 XL with qualified activation on Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.
  • $300 off Samsung Galaxy Note 9, S9 and S9 Plus with qualified activation on Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.
  • Toshiba 43-inch Class LED 2160p Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR Fire TV Edition for $129.99 ($200 savings).
  • Samsung 65-inch Class LED NU6070 Series 2160p Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR for $599.99 ($200 savings).
  • Microsoft Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Creators Bundle with 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray for $199.99 ($100 savings).
  • 13.3-inch Apple MacBook Air for $799 ($200 savings).
  • KitchenAid Professional 500 Series Stand Mixer for $219 ($280 savings).
  • Free $100 Best Buy gift card with purchase or two or more appliances at $999+.
  • Up to 40 percent off select appliances.
  • Up to 30 percent off select robot vacuums.

Now that you’re prepared for the deals, hopefully your Black Friday shopping experience will yield new electronics and appliances - all at a serious savings.

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