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Staples Black Friday 2019

Staples Black Friday Start Time: 9pm Thursday?

While they have not yet made a formal announcement, a Staples employee recently started a petition to keep Staples stores closed Thanksgiving.  In years past, Staples has always opened at 5am Black Friday Morning. If this petition is accurate, Staples intends to open at 9pm Thursday - 1am Friday and then reopen on Black Friday at 6am.  

Check back for all of the latest updates on Black Friday Ads, opening times and much more!

Kmart Black Friday 2019

Kmart to Open 6am Thanksgiving Day

Kmart will open Thanksgiving Day at 6am and remain open for 41 hours straight according to their latest press release.  Kmart opened at 6am last year but did close for a few hours during the late afternoon for workers to celebrate Thanksgiving with their family.  

Toys R Us Black Friday 2019

ToysRUs Black Friday Ad Posted

We just posted the ToysRUs Black Friday Ad.  This year, ToysRUs will open their stores at 5pm Thanksgiving evening.  This is the earliest start time for a Black Friday sale we have seen so far.  The ToysRUs ad claims to have over 300 doorbusters most of which are valid Thursday evening through Saturday evening.  If you plan to get any of the doorbusters from this event, Thanksgiving Dinner may have to be Thanksgiving Breakfast!

Stage Stores Black Friday 2019

Stage, Bealls, Peebles & Goody's Black Friday Ads Posted

We just posted the 48 page Stage Stores Black Friday Ad.  Stage Stores Black Friday Ad is the exact same as the Peebles Black Friday Ad and the Goody's Black Friday ad as they are all owned by the same company.  All stores will open at 6pm on Thanksgiving Night and features over 300 doorbusters with additional doorbusters beginning at 6am.  

Belk Black Friday 2019

Belk Black Friday Ad Posted

We just posted the 72 page Belk Black Friday 2013 Ad.  Belk stores open 8pm Thursday November 28 and the ad includes over 300 early birds valid from 8pm Thursday - 1pm Friday.

Amazon Black Friday 2019

Amazon Announces 15% Off Kindle - 11/4 ONLY!

Amazon announced today that they are offering 15% off the Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HDX7 and the $69 Kindle for one day only to say thanks for the FAA allowing passengers to use the Kindle device from take-off through landing.  To save 15% off any of these devices use Amazon coupon ThnksFAA during checkout.  

Sam's Club Black Friday 2019

Sam's Club Membership + $20 Gift Card + Food Voucher for $45!

Sam's Club via Groupon is offering a 1 year membership, $20 gift card and food voucher for $45.  We expect to see the Sams Club Black Friday Ad in the next week or two.  Pick this up if you want to take advantage of any of the deals in their Black Friday ad.

Kohls Black Friday 2019

Kohls Super Saturday Early Bird Sale w/ Stackable Coupons!

Kohl's announced this morning that they are having an online Super Saturday Early Birds Sale with savings of up to 50% off select toys.  In addition, Kohl's customers can use promo codes DREAMTOYS (exp 11/7) to save $10 off $40 or more on toys along with promo code PUMPKIN (exp 11/3) to save an extra 15% off.  If your final order is $50 or more Kohls will also give you $10 back in Kohl's Cash.

We anticipate receiving the Kohl's Black Friday Ad in the coming weeks.  Thank you for visiting our site!

TGI Black Friday Black Friday 2019

Download the TGI Black Friday App

We just released an update to The TGI Black Friday iPhone / iPad App.  Our app has already been downloaded by over 3 million users and is now updated and ready for 2013.  Download it today and start mapping out your Black Friday shopping strategy.  Please leave a review for our app in the App Store.  We have also updated our Black Friday App for Android devices

Amazon Black Friday 2019

Amazon Launches Black Friday Deals + Electronics Holiday Gift Guide

Not to be outdone by Walmart, Amazon has also launched the Amazon Count Down to Black Friday Deals Week.  The new Pre-Black Friday store offers two deals of the day every day, now through Dec. 22.

Walmart Black Friday 2019

Walmart Early Bird Online Specials Start Now!

Early this morning, Walmart announced an early Cyber event to help customers get ahead of their holiday shopping.  According to their site, customers can "can access rollbacks ... on brand-name electronics and home goods while quantities last. In addition, more than 300 early-bird specials will be available at exclusive prices on"


Macys Thanksgiving Day Sale Black Friday 2019

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Ad Posted

We just posted the 44 page Macy's Thanksgiving Day Ad.  As you may remember we recently posted the Macy's Black Friday ad which starts Thanksgiving night.  Macy's decided 1 ad just wasn't enough and created their Macy's Thanksgiving Day ad.  This ad will begin Thanksgiving Day through Saturday.  


Office Max Black Friday 2019

Office Max Announces 8pm Start Time In-Store

Add Office Max to the list of stores now opening Thanksgiving Night at 8pm.  According to their press release today, Office Max will be "opening its doors at 8:00 p.m. local time Thanksgiving night with hot doorbuster deals, and offering significant Black Friday savings at starting at 12:01 a.m. EST Thanksgiving morning to deliver holiday savings to customers earlier than ever."

Office Max appears to be taking a page from Walmart's playbook by also announcing 3 different sales this year: 1 starting at 9pm EST online Wednesday 11/27, their black friday sale with doorbusters beginning at 8pm Thanksgiving night and then additional doorbusters 5 a.m. Friday morning.  

Check back soon for the Office Max Black Friday Ad.

Walmart Toyland Black Friday 2019

Walmart Toy Book Posted

We just posted the 32 page Walmart Toy Book.  The prices in the Walmart 2013 Toy Book are valid November 3 through November 16.  

Half Price Books Black Friday 2019

Half Price Books Black Friday 2013 Ad Posted

We just posted the 3 item Half Price Books Black Friday Ad.  As with years past, the Half Price Books will open their doors at 7am and offer a free tote bag which includes a $5 gift card for the first 100 customers.  1 lucky customer will receive a $100 gift card in their tote instead of the $5 gift card.  

Lowes Black Friday 2019

Lowe's Black Friday Countdown Begins

Lowe's just updated their 2013 Black Friday page with a countdown clock.  According to their online clock, Black Friday deals will begin Thanksgiving morning 11/28 at either 12am or 1am depending on whether or not they are taking Daylight Savings int account.  The page also links to a Pinterest board with a Lowe's Black Friday Sneak Peek

ToysRUs Big Book Black Friday 2019

ToysRUs Big Toy Book Posted

We just posted the 2013 ToysRUs Big Toy Book.  All prices and coupons in the 2013 ToysRUs Great Big Wish Finder Toy Book are valid November 3rd through November 23rd. There are several pages of coupons towards the end that will be in the catalog mailed out this year but will not be in the catalog in-store.  

Best Buy 2-Day Sale 10/25 Black Friday 2019

Best Buy 2-Day Sale 10/25-10/26

Best Buy just released their ad for the online Holiday Kickoff Event which starts today and goes until 10/26. The sale features laptops, iPods, video games, Best Buy Exclusives and more. Most items have free shipping.

Kmart Toy Book Black Friday 2019

Kmart 2013 Toy Book Posted

We just posted the 2013 Kmart Toy Book.  All prices are valid Sunday, October 27 - Saturday November 23.  The printed ad contains a pages of Kmart coupons which can be used on some of the items in this Toy Book.  Check with your local Kmart for a copy of the actual Kmart Toy Book.

Target Black Friday 2019

Target Holiday 2013 Plans - Extended Price Match + Store Pickup

Target announced some of their key Holiday 2013 Initiatives via this Target press release this morning.  According to their press release " Target will make it easy for guests to check off their holiday list and bring their unique holiday moments to life, no matter how, where or when they want to shop."  Two initiatives in the press release worth pointing out are:

  1. Target Extended Price Match Policy - If a guest purchases a qualifying item at Target between Nov. 1 and Dec. 21 and then finds it for less at, a local competitor’s printed ad or at select online retailers, Target will match that price.
  2. Target Store Pickup - Target customers will be able to buy items online and pick them up the same day at a Target store where the item is in stock.


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