Walmart’s Black Friday deals events begin in early November.
WASHINGTON – Amid inflationary prices, consumers on a limited budget began holiday shopping earlier this year, and retailers like Walmart have taken note.
The world’s largest retailer will once again offer three Black Friday events in November, as it kicks off the holiday shopping season.
Retailer “Black Friday Deals for Days” is a month-long promotional event that has been a staple of the company’s business since 2020. New to this year’s shopping event is the early access window. for members of Walmart+, the retailer announced Wednesday.
“Black Friday has evolved over the years from a day into an entire season and is undoubtedly the most anticipated shopping event of the year,” said Charles Redfield, executive vice president and director of sales at Walmart. “Charles Redfield, Walmart’s executive vice president and chief sales officer, said in a press release.
The deals will start online at Walmart.com first and then move to stores a few days later. The company has yet to announce what the three different shopping events will focus on.
The retailer suggested on Wednesday that customers can expect to find deals on electronics, home appliances, toys and clothing with big-name brands like Apple and Dyson. Last year, three Walmart deals focused on toys, electronics, and tires.
Walmart+ members will get it for the first time, with seven hours of early access. The company’s membership, which recently added a basic Paramount+ streaming subscription to its list of perks, is $98 a year or $12.95 a month.
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Walmart is once again joining the growing list of stores and retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Some retailers like Target and Amazon have already started selling on Black Friday for October. Amazon held its second Prime Day-like event this year on October 11 and October 12.
But 2022 isn’t the first year US customers are expected to shop during their holiday anytime soon. In 2021, Americans shopped earlier to avoid shipping delays and supply chain problems. The coronavirus pandemic has also changed holiday shopping trends in recent years.
Walmart “Black Friday Deals” savings events:
- Week 1 (Trading begins online November 7 at 7 p.m. ET and continues in stores on November 9): Walmart + Early Access is open from 12 p.m. ET – 7 p.m. ET on Monday, November 7
- Week 2 (Trading begins online November 14 at 7 p.m. ET and continues in stores November 16): Walmart + Early Access runs 12 p.m. ET – 7 p.m. ET on Monday, Nov.
- Week 3 (Trading begins online November 21 at 7 p.m. ET and continues in stores on November 25): Walmart + Early Access runs 12 p.m. ET – 7 p.m. ET on Monday, Nov.
- Cyber Monday (November 28)
The Associated Press contributed to this story.
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