Patch has all the information you need to form a strategic plan this Black Friday, including links to local ads.
As if you needed an introduction, Nov. 23 marks one of the busiest shopping days of the year—Black Friday. The event often brings out the best and sometimes, the worst, in shoppers. Some have been known to wait in line for hours before the doors open—and blistering cold, biting winds or driving rain has proved no match for the avid Black Friday deal-hunter. So far this year, the National Weather Service is predicting mild weather. Thanksgiving night, there’s a chance of showers and mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 33. On Black Friday it should be mostly sunny with a high near 35- and Friday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 22. And now—what you've all been waiting for—the Black Friday ads. Here's your Black Friday Cheat Sheet…
In the Downers Grove area, Best Buy and Super Target begin matching prices of online retailers beginning Nov. 1.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
So, you just can't wait to get your Christmas 2012 gift-shopping groove on? You don't have to wait until Black Friday to get some great online deals. Best Buy's announcement that it will allow in-store customers to price-match online retailers by showing the price on their smartphones has been matched by Target and Super Target, according to BFAds.net, a website devoted to Black Friday and gift-shopping alerts. Among other online retailers, the stores will match prices of Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com. Best Buy's price-matching begins Sunday, Nov. 4, while Target's begins Thursday, Nov. 1. Check out the price-matching deals at both Downers Grove Best Buy locations, 1432 Butterfield Road and 7401 Lemont Road. The …