Walmart has officially released its Black Friday deals ad on consumer electronics including gadgets, home appliances and other tech items as well as apparel kitchenware and toys. That is to make it easier for shoppers to track down the bargains and discounts in preparation for one of the United States major retailer’s busiest holiday sales of the year.
This year’s Black Friday sales event will start earlier than ever, starting at 6 P.M. on Thanksgiving Thursday rather than waiting for the next day, the Black Friday itself. As for the ones who prefer to shop at home via Walmart’s e-commerce site Walmart.com online and in-app, it will get underway even more earlier than in-stores, with greatest deals and doorbusters going live at exactly 12:01 A.M. ET on Thanksgiving midnight.
Walmart Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday 2017 sales will run until December 12, though some of the deals will remain available for grab right through the holiday shopping season leading up to Christmas, December 25.
In order to make shopping much easier for consumers, Walmart on Thursday, November 9, announced that it will introduce color-coding in-stores for different departments. The chain will use colored balloons, placards as well as staffs in different colored vests to aid customers navigate the frenzied emporiums.
Walmart’s Black Friday 2017 deals include the Apple iPhone 6 Straight Talk Wireless, a Samsung 4K Smart UHDTV, the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One X, Sony PS4, Google Home Mini as well as laptops and other TV sets. Some bargains are already up for grab on the deals section of Walmart’s official e-commerce website, which include the gadgets, consoles, laptops and more.
Consumers will be able to find the following deals at Walmart on Black Friday 2017 sales:
- Google Chromecast for $20
- Apple iPad 32GB for $249
- Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6” Tablet for $139
- Sony PS4 Gran Turismo Sport VR Bundle for $299
- Google Home Smart Speaker for $79
- Apple iPhone 6 on Straight Talk Wireless 32GB for $129
- Sharp 55-inch Class 4K Smart LED TV for $298
- Nintendo Switch with carrying case for $299
- Google Home Mini for $29
- Hover 1 Freedom hoverboard for $148
In an effort to outclass Best Buy, Target and Amazon, Walmart is offering customers who will purchase online with free two-day shipping with minimum orders of $35 until December 31. There will also be an additional discounts for customers who are willing to pick up their purchased items that have been ordered online from Walmart’s local stores.
Industry analysts from Adobe noted that the Black Friday last year was a record-breaking for online sales in the United States alone, with $3.4 billion spent and a 17.7 percent increase on total sales from the year prior.
Moreover, the retailers need this kind of intense preparation in order to maximize revenues on the commercial shopping windfall that is Black Friday 2017 sales. In the past couple of years, it have seen the e-commerce websites of major retailers crash due to the surge in traffic during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
If you’re looking for a best Black Friday 2017 deal on TVs, smartphones, gaming consoles, or really any gadgets or home appliances, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are some of the best shopping weeks of the year when it comes to new consumer electronics products. We’re sorting through all of this year’s Black Friday deals from Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, Target, Sam’s Club and basically every other retail chains you can think of to find the best of the best and will be updating our Black Friday hub as new discounts come in.