The ABCs of Black Friday and Thanksgiving Shopping



Consumers can shop from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for one the many deals offered by the company including a Panasonic 46-inch class plasma HDTV for $499.99; a Magellan RoadMate 1424 navigation system for $74.99; 7" netbook for $89.99; Vivitar 10.1MP digital camera for $39.99; Trim A Home 6.5-foot, 600 pre-lit trees for $79.99.

Old Navy:

On black Friday, Old Navy will offer affordable children clothes such as $10 kids jeans and $15 kids frost-free jackets; free Dance Central Xbox connect game to first customers; $15 adult sweaters and jeans and $5 graphic tees. The store will open 800 locations at midnight.

Pet Smart:

Black Friday deals for your favorite pet include 50 percent off all PetHoliday products; all holiday dog treats will be reduced by 50 percent; strike off 60 percent on Grreat Choiceâ„¢ 22" Microsuede Plush Cuddler; save 20 percent on Martha Stewart PETS products and save 50 percent on all turtles, hamsters, hermit crabs, bearded dragons and select geckos.

Radio Shack:

The electronics store will offer deals on Black Friday ranging from a Memorex upconverting DVD player for $29.99; a limited amount of high definition Flip cameras for $129.99; an Xbox 360 4GB for $199.99, and an ultra-slim 12-megapixel Nikon camera for $129.99; Iomega 500MB Portable Hard Drive for $49.99.

Sam's Club:

Shoppers can expect a free breakfast, which includes an egg sandwich, yogurt and more, from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m., while supplies last. The store with more than 47 million members will offer a half-carat diamond stud for $299, a Sony Blu-ray player for $94.88, and the Samsung Fascinate Smart Phone for 98 cents.


The doors will open on Thanksgiving Day from 7a.m. to noon and customers will have a host of items to choose from including a Panasonic 58" 1080p Plasma TV and two Bonus Blu-ray DVDs for $1,099; RCA 19-inch class LCD HDTV for $129; twin sized Cannon heated blanket for $14.99.


The doors open at the toy store after you put the kiddies to bed at 10 pm. The deals on Thanksgiving Day include a free $50 Toys"R"Us Gift Card with the purchase of any new iPod Touch; 75 percent off TRANSFORMERS: Revenge of the Fallen Bumblebee Cannon or Helmet; more than 50 percent off Riptunes 2GB Mp3 Player with Video Capabilities; 50 percent OFF Vtech Learning Laptop; $60 off an Android 2.1 Tablet.


Doors will open at midnight on Friday morning -- only a few hours after many people finish their Thanksgiving meal. The discount retailer will offer Wrangler jeans for a low price of $9, and Nintendo Wii gamers can nab the game console for $199 with a $50 Walmart gift card.

Five hours after opening, at 5 a.m., Walmart will begin its sale on electronics. A 14-megapixel Kodak C183 will retail for $59; a 32-inch LCD HDTV at $198; a Tom-Tom GPS, $79; a Nintendo DS Lite, $89. Earlier this week, in a one-two punch, Walmart delivered a blow to rivals by offering price matching for the big shopping weekend. Shoppers at the mammoth retailer can take a competitor's ad to the register, and have the price matched over the holiday weekend, starting on Friday.

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