Ahhh, Black Friday—that wretched day of hyped up discounts that sends us into a shopping frenzy. The post-Thanksgiving spend-fest seems to get crazier each year, and now retailers like Target and Walmart are getting things started earlier, announcing upgraded check-out policies, pre-holiday sales, and insane discounts that are already available.
Get a head start on your holiday shopping with the deals below.
One of the first stores to reveal this year’s Black Friday deals, Target teased some of the discounts that will be available as early as Nov. 21 (for Target card holders). Some of the best deals are on tech items like Xboxes, PS4s and Beats Wireless headphones. On Thanksgiving Day, doors will open at 5 p.m. and close that night at 1 a.m. It will reopen again at 7 a.m. on Nov. 23—Black Friday proper—with discounts available through Nov. 24. There’s also a new “Skip the Line” promotion allowing guests to checkout with a Target salesperson from anywhere in the store. Free two-day shipping and same-day delivery and drive-up service will be offered at almost 1,000 stores.
Walmart is rolling out daily price drops on hot ticket items like Apple AirPods, available now for $144.98—cheaper than even Apple’s own website! They’ve also integrated a similar “Skip the Line” promotion through their “Check out with Me” feature. New in-store maps make it easier to find exactly what you need quickly and items sold by its third-party marketplace sellers will be eligible for free shipping. They’re also streamlining the process of both online and in-store returns of those items.
Amazon shoppers can take advantage of its Black Friday deals starting Nov. 16. Additional discounts will be available in the days leading up to Black Friday, with some prices even cheaper than those on Prime Day. Deals on tablets, streaming devices and televisions have already been leaked, and consumers can shop the special “Black Friday Early Deals” now.