2014 Black Friday Sales Guide: Walmart & JC Penney

Black Friday sales are starting early this year, with most of them actually starting on Thanksgiving.

To help you find the best deals Consumer Press has been researching what the major retailers are offering and when.

Yesterday we brought you the Black Friday ads for Macy’s, Target & Best Buy; today we are bringing you Walmart and JC Penney.

Each store name contains a link to their Black Friday ads, so you can see everything that is on sale.  We’ve listed some of their top sales items to make it easy for you.

Walmart: Walmart has single-handedly taken over Black Friday, as they have turned the entire week into an event, starting from Friday, November 22 and running through until Cyber Monday, December 1.

The store will open at 6 A.M. (EST) on Thanksgiving (November 27) and remain open through the weekend.  From 6 P.M. (EST)- 7 P.M. (EST) is their first event : the 1-hour guarantee on select items (in-stores only).

If those items sell out within the 1st hour they will offer you a chance to purchase it at a later date and have it delivered to your Walmart in time for Christmas.  Some of the 1-hour guarantee items include:

– Vizio Smart Class 65″ LED HDTV: $648, SAVE $350.

– iPad Mini 16 GB with Wi-Fi: $199 + Free $30 Walmart gift card, SAVE $40.

-Beats By Dre Wireless headphones: $149, SAVE $130.

– XBox One: Halo Chief The Master Chief Collection Bundle: $329 + a $30 Walmart Gift Card for free.  Bundle includes access to Halo Guardians Beta game, 4 classic Halo games and a download of the digital series Halo: Nightfall.

-HP Intel Celeron Touch laptop (15.6″ scree, 4 GB memory & 500 GB hard drive): $249.

Plus additional items, including cameras, phones and more.

Starting at 8 P.M. (EST) on Thanksgiving is their 2nd event, where you can find some of the following deals, while supplies last (in-stores only):

-Samsung 60″ Smart Class HDTV: $798, SAVE $200.

-Fitbit wristband: $69, SAVE $30.

-Beats BY Dre Solo Drenched headphones: $99.95 + Free $30 Walmart gift card, SAVE $70.

-HP 19″ all-in-one ( AMD E1 -2500 accelerated processor, 4 GB memory & 500 GB hard drive): $349.

There are also additional deals on sound bars, Blu-ray players and more.

Their 3rd event begins at 8 A.M. (EST) on Friday, November 28 and includes some of the following deals (in-stores only while supplies last):

– 30% off select items from 6 A.M. (EST) until noon, including  select Samsung TV’s and home audio systems, artificial Christmas trees and lights, select Fisher-Price toys, all music CD’s & $9.98 Beauty sets.

-Diamond deals Friday through Sunday: SAVE $10 on items $28=$38, SAVE $25 on items $48-$88, SAVE $30 on items $98-$138, SAVE $50 on items $148-$278 and SAVE $100 on items $298-$798.

You will also find hundreds of more items in-stores as well as online .

JC Penney: Stores will open at 5 P.M. (EST) on Thanksgiving and there will be online shopping deals starting Thanksgiving morning and running through Saturday, November 29.

– In-stores only: $10 off $10 or more, while supplies last and 1 in every $100 coupons will be for $100 off $100 or more.

– In-stores only, Friday from 6 A.M. (EST) to 1 P.M. (EST): $20 bonus cash when you spend $75 or more.

Doorbuster deals start at 5 P.M. (EST) on Thanksgiving and run through 1 P.M. (EST) on Friday and include:

– Bath towels for $299, SAVE $7.

-Boots for Her from 9 & Co., a.n.a and more: $19.99, SAVE $20-$60.

-60% off all  Worthington dresses and apparel for women.

-60% off Liz Clairborne apparel for women

_60% off select sleepwear for women: $7.99-$23.99, SAVE $15-$50.

-50-60%  off Boys & Girls Arizona apparel: $4.49-$15.99, SAVE $10-$40

-Men’s select sweaters from St. John’s Bay and more: $14.99, SAVE $25-$30.

-20-60% off men’s athletic apparel.

-50% off select men’s Champion Fleece: $13.99-$19.99, Save $15-$30.

– 65% off all gold, sterling silver, crystal and cubic zirconia jewelry.

Plus find additional Doorbusters on housewares, bedding, tools and more.

What do you think of these Black Friday sales?  Let us know if you plan to take advantage of any of these sales below.

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