Walmart Joins Effort To Turn Thanksgiving Thursday Into Black Friday

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Shoppers exit a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images, File)

Shoppers exit a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images, File)

A handful of retailers recently announced they would open late on Thanksgiving Thursday for Black Friday shoppers, but serious bargain shoppers just landed the biggest fish of them all: Walmart.

Opening the pages of its Black Friday ads for Facebook and Twitter fans, Walmart announced it will open earlier than ever before — at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving — for hardcore shoppers. So if you’re looking to save on electronics and toys, prepare to push away from the dinner table and hit the road.

Also opening early, at midnight on Thanksgiving, are Target, Macy’s and Kohl’s. Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills will open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving while Tanger Outlets in West Branch and Howell open at 10 p.m.

Walmart’s doorbuster deals, starting at 10 p.m., will include a 40-inch Emerson flat screen TV for $248, a 32-inch for $188, and a laptop computer for $248. See the Walmart Black Friday ad here.

If you’re prepping for a serious shopping knock-down, drag-out, click here to input the zip code of your favorite store and map the specific bargains you’re seeking.

See our Black Friday cheat sheet with ads already released from JCPenney, Best Buy and more.

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