Transcript for The Secret to Getting a Great Deal on a Television This Holiday
And next tonight, our "real money" team is back with secrets for getting a big tv and a big deal. Abc news paula faris on keeping the money in your pocket. Reporter: It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but this holiday season, it's an all-out war for your business. As retailers offer their most competitive prices on electronics in years. It's like a civil war for electronics. It's bloody brutal and they're going to be a lot of casualties. Reporter: And here's why this year's holiday shopping season is just 26 days long. Last year? It was 32. Realers are trying to lure you into their store first by offering ridiculously low prices on flat screen tv's. Hoping you leave with much more. The average family has roughly three tv's. And at wal-mart? They've ordered 65% more televisions and twice as many tablets for black friday as last year and will slash prices. A flat screen tv? 98. Amazon is offering new deals every week starting black friday. Reporter: And best buy's ceo, hubert joly, tells abc news they're offering students a free year of service with the purchase of any smartphone. Are you willing to take a loss to stay in the game? We're price competative and our strategy is to be price competitive. Reporter: To find the best buys this season, #1, know where to buy. Using sites such as nerdwallet.Com. They find the deals. Like at target, where on black friday you can get a $100 gift card when buying an ipad. 2, know what do buy. Using tools like wirecutter.Com, which researches the best products on the market. And #3, never miss a deal. Target, amazon, wal-mart and best buy are matching their competitors' prices, but you have to ask for it. Paula faris, abc news, new york. We have a riddle for our
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