11/21/11

Black Friday's Store Hours & Price Matching?


Best Buy -

Hours: Doors open Friday (11/25) at midnight

Price Matching on Black Friday? No. Normally a consumer must show a printed ad from a local competitor, but the policy isn’t valid on items for sale Thanksgiving day through Cyber Monday.

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Home Depot -

Hours: Doors open at 5 a.m. Friday (11/25)

Price Matching on Black Friday? Yes. If the customer finds a current lower price on an identical, in-stock item from any retailer, Home Depot will match the price and beat it by 10%. Excludes special orders, bid pricing, volume discounts, open-box merchandise, labor and installation, sales tax, rebate and free offers, typographical errors, and online purchases.

JCPenney -

Hours: Doors open at 4 a.m.

Price Matching on Black Friday? N/A

Lowe’s -

Hours: Doors open at 4 a.m.

Price Matching on Black Friday? Yes. Will beat the price by 10% for an identical product at any local retail competitor that has the item in stock. Must bring the competitor’s current ad or Lowe’s will call to verify the item’s price. Price guarantee honored at all Lowe’s retail locations. Some restrictions apply. Call local store for more details.

Sams Club

Hours: Doors open at 5 a.m. Friday (11/25)

Price Matching on Black Friday? N/A

Sears -

Hours: Doors open at 4 a.m. Friday (11/25)

Price Matching on Black Friday? No. Sears does not offer price matching during special events including Thanksgiving day through Cyber Monday. At other times, Sears will price match within 14 days of purchase, and beat the price by 10%.

Staples -

Hours: Open 6 a.m. Friday (11/25)

Price Matching on Black Friday? Yes. Staples’ price match guarantee applies to participating individual stores on the day after Thanksgiving. Must show the lower price on a new identical item, or within 14 days of the purchase and Staples will pay the difference

Target -

Hours: Open Friday (11/25) at midnight & open special hours Saturday (11/26) 8 a.m. -11 p.m.

Price Matching on Black Friday? No. Normally Target will match any competitor’s price if you have the full ad, dated within the same time frame, price for price.

WalMart -

Hours: Open 10 p.m. Thanksgiving Day

Price Matching on Black Friday? Yes. The store will still offer price matching on an identical item before you make a purchase if you find an accurate lower price in an ad from a “local competitor.” Internet pricing is excluded.

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I read on Wal-Marts website that they will not be price matching during Black Friday.

The Tightwads said...

Where?This is their press release from a week ago that states they WILL accept competitors ads.
http://walmartstores.com/pressroom/news/10743.aspx
So, shop away! :)
Happy Thanksgiving!