The Black Friday action will be starting early at Target stores and Target.com since the retailer will be kicking off its 10 Days of Deals promotion on Saturday, November 19 and going through Monday, November 28. Here are some of the more tempting deals to look for at Target.
Target isn’t the only major retailer offering the XBox One S Battlefield One or Minecraft bundle for $249.99, a saving of $50, but it’s the only one (so far) to sweeten the deal with a $40 gift card. Shoppers can also get $50 off the PlayStation 4 Uncharted 4 bundle, which will be going for $249.99, but there’s no gift card included. A special purchase is the Nintendo 3DS for $99.99.
No matter which new smartphone you have your eye on, Target has a Black Friday deal for you. Get a free iPhone or iPhone 7 with a qualified AT&T, Sprint or Verizon plan and get a $250 Target gift card. The deal is even sweeter with the Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge – get a free phone with a qualified AT&T, Sprint or Verizon plan, plus a $250 Target gift card, free Samsung Gear VR and $50 Oculus content pack.
The 9.7” iPad Pro will be starting at $449, a saving of $150.99. The iPad Air 2 will be starting at $274, a saving of $125.99. Prices for the iPad 2 Mini will start at $199.99, a saving of $70.20.
If you’ve been waiting for prices to go down to pick up an Apple Watch, Target is offering the Apple Watch Series 2 starting at $369 and the Series 1 for $198, a saving of $71.98.
It wouldn’t be Black Friday without specials on big screens and Target has the Samsung 55” curved smart ultra HD TV regularly priced at $1099.99 for just $697.99, a saving of $402, plus a free $75 gift card. The Samsung 50” smart ultra HD TV is on sale for $397.99, a saving of $352. The 43” Samsung smart 4K UHD TV will be just $199.99, a great price for a name brand TV this size.
Select Black Friday deals will be available at the Target Black Friday Presale happening November 23 and 24. Stores will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and remain open until their regular closing time on Friday night. Online Black Friday deals will start early on Thanksgiving morning and shipping will be free over the holidays.
Virtual Reality headsets are expected to be one of the hottest gift items of the 2016 holiday season and serious techies can be expected to drop some big bucks on high-end devices like the HTC Vive VR gaming headset that sells for upward of $800 or the Oculus Rift for $650.
That’s great if you’re a gaming fanatic but what if you’re just curious about Virtual Reality and want to try in our without putting down a major investment? There are reasonably priced headsets out there that will let you try out this new technology for less than $30. Here are seven of the least expensive choices from major retailers.
SmartTheater VR headset – $19.99 at Target
This super-light headset has four-way independently adjustable 37mm lenses, adjustable IPD and adjustable focus. The SmartTheater VR headset fits any smartphone up to 3.1” x 6.5”.
iLive Virtual Reality goggles with Aspheric Lens and sliding cover – $26.96 + S&H at QVC
This headset is compatible with most smartphones that have diagonal displays of 3.5” to 6” and offers a 95 degree to 100 degree field of view. Head strap and cleaning cloth are included.
Tzumi Dream Vision Virtual Reality headset – $19.99 at JC Penney
This VR headset offers 360-degree video capability, built-in retractable earbuds, a blue-tint anti-glare system and a universal design that fits most phones with a screen up to 6”.
Sharper Image VR headset – $14.99 at JC Penney
This model boasts of being “Android ready” and features 360-degree video, an easy-to-use one-touch menu and an audio jack.
Protocol 3D VR headset – $23.99 at Kohl’s
This headset offers 360-degree 3D viewing, two-way adjustable lenses and comfy padding. It’s compatible with most phones 4.7” to 6” in length.
Emerge Technologies Utopia 360 VR smartphone headset – $19.99 at B&H Photo Video
This one has the usual features plus adjustable focus and interpupillary distance, which could come in handy for those with vision problems. It has an anti-glare system and supports most smartphones.
Google Cardboard – $15 at the Google Store (2 for $25)
This nifty little item is the basis for all of those fancier plastic devices but it works and isn’t that what they’re all supposed to do? It’s made from cardboard, it has plastic lenses and it fits most Android or iOS phones with screen sizes 4” to 6”.
All of these devices will work for Virtual Reality viewing but you do have a choice when it comes to comfort so it’s a good idea to try out several headset and see which one suits your face and your taste. Trying an inexpensive virtual reality headset first can give you a better idea of what you’re looking for if you decide to upgrade to a pricier model.
The weather outside may be frightful but the deals are delightful this weekend as apparel retailers are discounting winter styles to make room for new spring items. You can also find great prices on computers and electronics.
Get an extra 60% off practically everything sitewide at the Armani Exchange sale. There are a few exceptions like watches and sunglasses but there are major reductions on already reduced fall and winter apparel. Use the promo code AXHOLIDAY to get free shipping. Be sure to check out items that can go year-round like tees and accessories.
Get up to 50% off clearance apparel for men, women and kids plus an extra 10% off the code EXTRA10. All orders ship free. This deal is good until January 10. One especially good deal is on Gilligan & O’Malley pajama sets now $12.59 a pair, a saving of $35.
Saks Fifth Avenue
Get up to 70% off apparel as part during Saks’s Designer Sale. Use the code FREESHIP to get free shipping.
Planning a juice fast for the new year or just resolving to add more healthy smoothies to your diet? Right now Macy’s is offering the Magic Bullet Blender 12-piece set for $24.99 plus in-store pickup. That’s half off the list price for this very popular blender, which comes with cups ad resealable lids.
If you’ve been wanting an Apple laptop or desktop but hate the idea of paying Mac prices, MegaMacs has a sale going on until January 7 that could put a new computer on your desk for less. A refurbished MacBook Pro 2.66GHz 17” laptop is just $650 with free shipping. A refurbished Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 22” desktop is on sale for $650 plus $32 shipping. More low prices are available on other refurbished Apple computers.
There are more discounted items now at Newegg where you can get up to 70% off refurbished appliances, headphones, TVs, laptops and more until January 6. Most items ship free.
Right now, Target is having a huge post-Christmas clearance sale with hundreds of items up to 60% off. Use the promo code EXTRA20 to get an extra 20% off your online order of clearance clothing, shoes and accessories.
This is a great week to stock up on jeans for the whole family at Target’s low, low prices. Jeans by Mossimo and dENiZEN for women regularly priced at $27.99 to $34.99 are on sale for $20-$25. Jeans by Mossimo Supply Co. and dENiZEN for men regularly priced at $19.99 to $29.99 are on sale for $20 to $24.
Jeans leggings for women by Mossimo are just $19.58 at Target and Mossimo mid-rise jeans are $22 per pair. Select styles of jeans for toddlers and kids start at $9.99.
Target’s semi-annual bra event is going on now. Buy one, get one 50% off on all women’s bras. Single pairs of panties by Xhilaration or Gilligan & O’Malley are on sale for $5 each or 6 for $20.
Organize your closets with storage containers starting at $5.99. Use the coupon in this week’s Target sale flyer to get $5 off your $25 purchase on storage and organization. Get 15% off bins and baskets.
Get started on that New Year’s resolution to get into shape by picking up fitness gear by C9 from Champion at Target. Shorts and pants start at $14.99, tops and bras at $7.99. Get 20% off Gaiam yoga accessories like yoga mats now on sale for $16. Buy one, get one 50% off on all GoFit muscle therapy and Proform home gym equipment. Over 60 fitness DVDs are on sale for $8 each.
Get everything you need for that New Year’s Eve bash or football watching party at Target’s grocery. Buy one, get one 50% off on chips and dips by Tostitos or Lay’s.
Shipping is free on orders $50 or more. Prices are good December 28 through January 3. View this week’s Target ad here.
If Santa didn’t bring you that laptop or HDTV you were hoping for you can still score a great deal at the After Christmas sales happening today and all weekend. Here are some of the better sales and hottest tech deals.
Best Buy has a nice price on the PS4 White Destiny Bundle at $349.
Amazon has Lightning Deals and Deals of the Day happening until New Year’s but some of the better tech deals are on Amazon’s own products. The Kindle is on sale for $59, the Kindle Paperwhite for $99 and the Fire TV for $79.
Microsoft is offering the Acer Aspire Switch 11 2 2-in-1 for $499 and the Lenovo Flex 2 15 Signature Edition 2-in-1 for $499.
Looking for a low price on Beats headphones? Newegg is offering the Beats Executive headphones for $199 while Target has the Beats by Dre Solo HD headphones for $129.
Dell has a trio of tech deals on laptops and tablets. The Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 Series 128GB is on sale for $649. The Venue 7 3000 Series 16GB is just $99 and the Venue 8 Pro 5000 Series 32GB is $229.
Steam has a constantly changing lineup of game downloads at up to 95% off. Prices start as low as $1 for games for Apple, Windows and Linux computers. This sale lasts until January 2.
There are more gaming deals going on now like up to 50% off game downloads at Origin. If you’re a PC gamer, these are worth checking out since some of them are not available anywhere else.
Use the coupon code 25HAPPYXMASF-ROMGMG today to get an extra 25% off almost every game at the site Details. Many titles are already discounted up to 80% so prices are super low.
The main action is happening in-store only at Fry’s Electronics, where you can find major discounts on laptops, HDTVs and more. There are some items available online with shipping starting at $1.99. The sale ends December 28.
Target stores will be open until 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve for last minute shoppers, but for bargain hunters the real fun starts at 7 a.m. on Friday morning when doors open for the after Christmas sale. The leaked ad flyer shows what customers will find waiting for them on December 26.
If Santa left a gaming console under your tree this year, Target will have a BOGO sale on all video games plus Disney Infinity and Skylanders Single Characters—buy one, get one for 40% off. If you didn’t get that gaming system you were hoping for this year, Target will have the Xbox One 500GB Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle for $349.99 and the Sony PlayStation 4 500GB system for $399.99.
Just in case you didn’t find a new HDTV under the tree, Target will have an Element 32” LED HDTV for just $149.99, a saving of $40. Save $150 on the Samsung 48” Smart Pro LED HDTV for $599.99.
What’s left of Target’s toy department will be on sale for 50% off including Legos, action figures, doll makeup kits and whatever else didn’t sell before Christmas.
Save $40 on Beats by Dre Solo HD Drenched headphones, now $129.99 at Target. Get 20% off all Skullcandy and Sony earbuds for those new mobile devices that Santa brought you.
Get 20-40% off family apparel plus an extra 20% off with the promo code EXTRA20 or the printed coupon in the flyer. Text EXTRA to Target at 827438 and have the coupon sent to your smartphone.
Get 50% off holiday wreathes, stockings, gift wrap and all that other stuff that Target needs to get out of their stores to make room for the spring merch that’s waiting in the warehouse. If you load up on discounted holiday decorations, you’ll need something to store them and Target has plastic holiday storage containers on sale starting at $4.49 for a 55-qt. box.
These deals are good through Saturday, December 27. The flyer is not yet live at Target.com but should appear on Christmas Day.