Thursday morning, Bath and Body Works and Victoria’s Secret sent emails to customers about their Black Friday sale that begins tomorrow. Both Bath and Body Works and Victoria’s Secret has items on sale on their websites today, but it looks as though the best deals will be available on Black Friday both online and in the store.
Available in stores and online, Bath and Body Works has a VIP tote with over $100 in product that will sell for $20 with any $40 purchase. According to their website, the buy three get three on Signature Collection items will be on sale tomorrow, 4 for $20 or 6 for $24 on Wallflowers, a few Wexler face products will be on sale (some are on sale today), and a few deals on True Blue Spa and a spa bag are on sale now on the Bath and Body Works website.
Today on their website, Victoria’s Secret is offering free shipping on any purchase over $30 and $15 off $100 purchase. And bras are buy one, get one half off for a limited time. And they are still doing the Free Secret Reward Cards where you get a card with purchase and it offers a discount of $10-$500 on a later purchase at Victoria’s Secret. Free slippers are being offered with a pajamas purchase.
Bath and Body Works and Victoria’s Secret stores open at various times on Black Friday, so check with your local store to see what time it is opening. Click on the name of the stores to get to their websites.
Late Wednesday night, November 26, 2014 the Best Buy website went down and some consumers who were expecting to get some great deals online today were not able to get to the site. The Best Buy website seems to be working intermittently most likely because of the number of people attempting to get on the site. Some electronics items are already shown that they are sold out online and the sale started at midnight. For more on this story, click here.
Are the deals are better on Black Friday or Cyber Monday and of course, the answer is that it depends on what you are looking for. One of the great things about Cyber Monday is that you don’t have to wait in line for hours on Thanksgiving day to get the best deal and you can do it from the privacy of your own home or while you are at work. For more on this, click here.
Sam’s Club and Costco are offering on electronics on Black Friday; neither Sam’s Club nor Costco are open on Thanksgiving day. Sam’s Club opens at 7 a.m. on Black Friday, and Costco opens at 9 a.m. Sam’s Club plans to extend their sale items through Saturday and Sunday while supplies last on those items, and they are offering hundreds of sale items on their website today. To read more about the Costco and Sam’s Club deals, click here.
Toys-R-Us, Michaels and Game Stop are offering deals that start on their websites today, and some are offering deep discounts online and in their stores later today. Online, Michaels is offering 40% an entire regularly priced purchase on Thanksgiving day from midnight to 4 p.m. Michaels stores open at 4 p.m. To read about these stores, click here.
Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Amazon and Game Stop have the electronics that most people want for Christmas, and this year many of the items can be purchased on Thanksgiving day on their websites without leaving the comfort of your home on Thanksgiving day. To read more about this, please click here.
A 32-page Toy Book for 2014 for Walmart has also been released and it is filled with thousands of items on sale for the kids this year. Over 20,000 rollbacks will occur in the Walmart stores during the 10 days of sales this year. For more on the toy sale at Walmart, click here.
Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, but the deals are not just at the large big box stores like Best Buy, Target and Walmart; Black Friday deals will also be at your local stores, smaller stores, travel agencies, and rewards programs like American Express, Visa and Mastercard; this is the best time to use your miles for items. The big sales are not just at the retailers, but can be found anywhere you look. For more information about this, click here.
For the list of opening store hours and times for Thanksgiving day and Black Friday, click here.
Black Friday shopping takes planning and you will need to get organized if you plan to shop to get what you want. You can raise your chances of getting the specific items you want for Christmas this year. Make a plan and know exactly where you are going when you get into the store. For more tips and tricks for getting the best holiday deals, click here.