Walmart - You can get more than 550 items starting 6pm on Thanksgiving. The retailer plans to reveal more doorbusters at 8pm and for Friday shoppers. The doorbusters start at 8am and last through the weekend. Walmart will again feature the "1 hour in-stock guarantee" assuring shoppers they get hot items by Christmas (with vouchers available for items that are sold out).
Best Buy - The electronics and appliance seller will feature 300 sales items in a 24-page ad with some great prices on TVs, tablets, smartphones, laptops and more. Best Buy will also begin at 6pm on Thanksgiving night
Kohl's - In its 64 page ad, Kohl's features more electronics than usual for 2013. Kohl's will open at 8pm on Thanksgiving with expectations that online sales will start on Wednesday like 2012. The super hot deal will be a $15 Kohl's Cash for every $50 spent. Insiders know this makes almost all of their Black Friday deals cheaper than the marked down price.
JC Penney - This shop will feature more than 730 items included in a 72 page ad. There is even a $25 coupon on $100 of JCP gift cards. JCP will open at 8pm on Thanksgiving and offer doorbuster prices through Black Friday at 1pm. Online shoppers can start at midnight Wednesday and get free shipping with orders $49 or more.
Target - More to come we expect, but Target leaked a 36 page ad with 540 sale items, including a 50" HDTV for $229!!! More than 420 items can be purchased for under $25. Target will open at 8pm on Thanksgiving and online.
Sears - More than 1,000 doorbusters! Sears opens doors at 8pm Thursday lasting until 1pm on Black Friday for doorbuster prices. Last year Sears was the tool king with almost 160 Craftsman Deals and this year is no different with 180 tool deals, 65 under $25.
Kmart - The Black Friday ad will be 68 pages, along with a 12 page Thanksgiving Ad featuring over 500 items. The sales begin at 6am on Thanksgiving through Saturday! Their featuring 30% off all Craftsman tools, a 3-day BOGO free for all footwear, up to 75% off jewelry and TRIPLE doorbusters on Thanksgiving night 7pm - 3am and again on Black Friday 6am-noon.
Special shout out to the folks at fatwallet.com for the details in this report.