There's a new trend afoot, and it's gaining momentum: the Black Firday sale on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.
Count among the participating merchants your local Walmart, where Black Friday shoppings starts 8 p.m. today, Nov. 22.
Online deal shopping began early Thursday morning at Walmart.com, where "your map to Black Friday savings" also is available.
Of special note is a 10 p.m., one-hour "in-stock guarantee" for the following items, available only in stores:
- $399 — iPad 2 16GB with Wi-Fi; bonus, $75 Walmart gift card
- $148 — Emerson 32" Class LCD 720p 60Hz HDTV
- $38 — LG Blu-ray player
Other Black Friday sales include a $279 HP laptop, $198 Emerson 40" HDTV and $688 Vizio 60" LED Smart TV.
These and other sale items and events are noted in Walmart's online circular.
Greater Brandon Walmart Locations
- The Brandon Walmart Supercenter at 1208 East Brandon Blvd is also known as the Valrico Walmart, with a secondary address of 2000 East State Road 60.
- Brandon Walmart Store No. 941 is in the Publix-anchored shopping center at 949 East Bloomingdale Ave.
- The Brandon Walmart Supercenter at 11110 Causeway Blvd is south of the Westfield Brandon shopping mall.