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Black Friday 2013 Sales Roundup: 75+ Of The Best Deals And Discounts From Every Store Sale Imaginable [LIST]

 

 

 

” You’ve been waiting for months for news to leak about this day. You’ve gathered every ad from the newspaper and circled the best of the best. You’ve consulted the experts and even done some preliminary practice shopping. You’ve strategized your game plan and even mapped out your hourly schedule for the day.

No, we’re not talking about sports — unless you, like us, consider holiday shopping a sport. We’re talking about the consumerism celebration, the retail revelry, the notorious annual shopping extravaganza that is… Black Friday.

And if you’re part of the 57 percent of American consumers who “find the experience to be fun,” as Women’s Wear Daily found last year, you’ll take on the challenge to find the best deals and discounts this Black Friday. Or possibly even Thanksgiving Day, since a fair number of stores will be open nationwide offering doorbuster sales for shoppers.

Even if you’re up for the challenge, it can be a bit overwhelming. But don’t fret: We’ve scoured the Web, sifted through all of the sales and found the best deals and standout discounts from your favorite department stores, electronics chains, clothing boutiques and more, in stores and online, for Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Remember: Be sure to double check websites for online purchases to see if the retailer offers free shipping or coupon codes for the store.

And, if you see the deal of your dreams listed here and want to be the first at the store, here is a list of store hours for major retailers on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, as well as Black Friday.

DEPARTMENT STORES

1.       Bon-Ton: Over 500 doorbusters; Extra 25% off sale price merchandise using promo code “THANKS2013N” or this coupon; $60 off a ladies’ or men’s regular or sale price coat purchase of $100 more using coupon code “ZCOATSTHX13” or this coupon; Free shipping using code “FREESHIP”

2.       J.C. Penney: Doorbusters Thursday 8 p.m. to Friday 1 p.m.; Free shipping over $49 Thursday through Monday; Get a $25 off coupon when you buy a 4-pack of JCPenney gift cards totaling $100 in stores only; 15% off using this coupon or online code “BLKDEALS” Friday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

3.       Kmart: Up to 25% off housewares; Nakamichi NC40 Noise-Cancelling Headphones for $41.99; all TVs on sale “

 

    This is just the beginning of the link-filled list of special shopping deals available from the article . And lest you think the deals are only from department stores , other categories of retailers include :

 

APPAREL, SHOES AND MORE

ELECTRONICS AND MEDIA

HOME AND GARDEN

OTHER – which includes , sporting goods , pets , toys , jewelry , music and more 

 

 

 

   Check it out if shopping is your thing . There are deals to be had and money to be saved if you have the fortitude to fight your way through the crowds . We’ll be sure to stay out of your way .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

… Underscores Union Decline

 

  Isn’t it  funny how things work out when the people can make up their own minds without being brow-beaten by the democratic media operatives ? 

 

 

 

 ” Despite gaining a stranglehold over the public sector, unions are losing ground in the private sector. This was seen again in the failed union walkouts against retail giant Wal-Mart.

The idea was simple: Take a day of little news, create a big stink, and watch a gullible media swallow it hook, line and sinker. That’s what the United Food & Commercial Workers union did, in asking non-unionized Walmart workers to leave their jobs on the busiest day of the year in protest.

Unfortunately for the union, the tactic appears to have been an epic bust. The tone was set early at the St. Cloud, Fla., Walmart where one — yes, just one — employee walked off the job.

The union had a bit more luck elsewhere, but it appears to have been a massive failure at creating anything like a problem for Walmart — which was the union’s real goal, not “organizing” workers, as claimed.

Indeed, as of early afternoon on Black Friday, Walmart said it had sold 1.8 million towels, 1.3 million TVs, 1.3 million dolls and 250,000 bicycles.

“We estimate that less than 50 associates participated in the (union) protest nationwide,” said Walmart CEO Bill Simon. “In fact, this year, roughly the same number of associates missed their scheduled shift as last year.”

It’s not hard to see why the union’s tactic failed. “