This year is no exception, but we're starting a little earlier because some of the retailers Black Friday circulars are already trickling out onto the Internet. Target has provided a peek at its Black Friday sale with an 88-page toy book for kids.
November is here-as are early deals from Walmart to kick off the holiday shopping season. Walmart hasn't announced its Black Friday hours or deals for this year yet, but last year the superstore opened at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, with deals available all day online.More news: Facebook user growth continues to slow
Target says it will also have a new mobile checkout option, following a similar announcement that Walmart made earlier this week.
Along with the new technology, Target announced a list of new Black Friday deals, some of which are available to customers Thursday, Nov. 1.More news: China Exports Its Restrictive Internet Policies to some Countries
Target has chose to get ahead of holiday ad leaks and roll out its Black Friday strategy three weeks early.
"We embrace our decision to remain closed on Thanksgiving and continue to welcome over 200,000 guests from around the world on Black Friday", Jill Renslow, the mall's senior vice president of marketing and business development, said in a statement. Loyalty programs or paid memberships from your favorite online retailers can provide you with access to the best deals during Black Friday. But if you've been following our dedicated Black Friday 2018 hub, you know which retailer offers the best deals and huge discounts.More news: Destiny 2 on PC Available as Free Gift This Month
Some retailers, such as REI, give their workers Black Friday off. Others have chose to stay closed on Thanksgiving, including Costco, H&M, Home Depot, Ikea, Nordstrom and Sam's Club, according to BestBlackFriday.com. In past years, doorbuster sales began at Best Buy on Black Friday at 8 a.m. This checkout technology is the latest feature built by Target's technology team to make shopping easier for guests. Amazon Prime members will be able to enjoy the free two-day shipping without minimum threshold.