The company introduced its "Biggest Big Book" of toys this year, featuring up to $5,500 in savings. This 80-page book offers deal on bikes, trains, dolls, video games, and electronics. You can also view many of the sale items online at toysrus.com with free shipping on orders over $49.
You can get a $10 Toys 'R' Us gift card with any purchase of $75 or more.
Nintendo Wii Gaming Console is listed for $179, a $20 savings at dell.com with free shipping. Expiring Nov. 3, this will be the lowest price you should expect to see for the Wii since retailers reportedly will not sell it for less than $199 on Black Friday.
Once again this year, in 25 cities, Best Buy consumers will have the opportunity to win a $1,000 gift card and VIP treatment on Black Friday, including a limousine ride to and from the designated Best Buy store. Consumers are asked to submit 250 words or less about what they are most excited for this Black Friday on www.bestbuyvipcontest.com from now until Nov. 20.
Many of these pre-Black Friday deals, such as Wal-Mart and Sears, will last throughout the holiday season, while others may not. Despite recent reports that consumer spending has dropped, the retail industry is not completely suffering yet.
"Things in retail land have picked up a little bit in the past month or so," Wachs said. "September numbers leave us some room for encouragement; this season won't be as disastrous as last year's."