Walmart on Monday said its Black Friday deals will kick off at the beginning of November, with early access for members of its subscription delivery service. The retailer will have three shopping events spread throughout the month, with deals available online and in stores.
“Our customers count on us to deliver an amazing Black Friday experience with the best prices year after year, and this year we’re making it even bigger and better with more ways to shop and more of every item,” said Scott McCall, executive vice president of Walmart, in a release.
Walmart’s first Black Friday sale will start online on Nov. 3 and in stores on Nov. 5, with Walmart Plus members getting access to deals from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET on Nov. 3. The sale will focus on toys and electronics, as well as vehicle tires. The second event will include deals on apparel, home good and more. It kicks off online on Nov. 10 and in stores on Nov. 12, with Walmart Plus members getting access to deals from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET on Nov. 10.
Walmart said it will “wrap up a month of savings with a third event that will bring its biggest, best savings of the season for the most exciting shopping day of the year.” The retailer didn’t share specifics but said more details will be coming soon.
and have also already started touting Black Friday-worthy deals. Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving, marks the generally accepted beginning of the holiday shopping season, but the sales season has been creeping earlier in recent years.
Some shoppers may be looking to grab holiday items earlier this year as the COVID-19 pandemic and shortages of key materials have disrupted global supply chains, meaning online orders could take longer than usual to get delivered.
Walmart called out a handful of specific deals in its Black Friday events announcement.
Starting online Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. ET:
- 55-inch TCL 4K Roku TV for $228
- L.O.L. Surprise! Amazing Surprise Doll set for $64
- Keurig K-Compact for $35
Starting online Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. ET:
- Blackstone 22-inch Griddle with a hard cover and carrying case for $117
- Walmart’s exclusive HP i3 Laptop for $279
- Shark EZ Robot Vacuum for $288