Each holiday season, Black Friday surpasses its very own record-breaking sales and the 2018 will have the same scenario. The Black Friday occurs on November 23rd, but the deals and doorbusters will be rolled out sooner with Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Amazon, JCPenney, Sam’s Club, Costco and among other retailers all battling to earn from shoppers.
Here’s some of the best Black Friday deals and doorbusters you should expect from Walmart during the 2018 holiday sales, courtesy of BestBlackFriday.com
- Big-Screen 4K UHD TV set – $200
- Apple’s latest iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR – up to $300 Walmart Gift Card
- Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, Note 9 – up to $300 Walmart Gift Card
- Sony PS4 Pro Bundle with Game Title and/or Wireless Controller – $274.99 ($125 savings)
- Nintendo Switch Bundle (free of either video game title or memory card) – $299 ($60 savings)
- Microsoft Xbox One X Bundle with $30 Gift Card or Game Title – $399.99 ($100 savings)
Walmart’s Black Friday Ad Release Date
Walmart is expected to make its Black Friday ad official in the first week of November. Last year, for an instance, the retail mammoth made its advertisement accessible at 12AM ET on November 9th. As for this year, the consumers should be able to view the ad from Walmart at around 12AM on Thursday, November 8th.
For newcomers, Walmart has traditionally been on standstill till its nemesis Best Buy and Target releases their respective advertisements before it will publish its very own Black Friday ad. As for this year’s Black Friday, Walmart will probably echo the same marketing tactics as to last holiday season. Expect Walmart’s ad catalog to consists of around 30 pages featuring big-ticket Black Friday deals, including the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, 4K UHD TVs, iPad, Sony PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch and among others.
Walmart’s Black Friday Hours and Times
In the past several holiday sales, Walmart has commenced its walk-in Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving Day at 6PM. While some market watchers projects Walmart to kick off its in-store sale a bit earlier this year, others are predicting the store to stick with its usual 6PM schedule on Turkey Thursday. The bricks-and-mortars stores is anticipated to run an overnight sales leading into Black Friday proper, Nov. 23. The pre-Black Friday sales for online deals may essentially begin releasing on the Monday of the Thanksgiving week. Walmart unveiled its Store Assistant, an in-store app experience that helps customers shop, earlier this year. If you will brave the physical store in Black Friday, the Walmart App will automatically morphs into Store Assistant.
Walmart To Offer Free Shipping, But There’s A Catch
While many discount chain retailers are more likely to provide free shipping with obliging shoppers a minimum order. Walmart is unlikely to follow the wave. Walmart is expected to offer free two-day shipping with at least $35 orders in Black Friday. Other retail giants including Target and Best Buy, are expected offer free delivery without minimum purchase required.