Best Black Friday Sam’s Club Deals 2016

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Sam’s Club is a membership-only warehouse club that offers discounted goods to its members. Most of the items in the warehouse, especially groceries, are sold at wholesale prices and quantities to help shoppers save, but when Black Friday rolls around, the savings come in bulk, too. Sam’s Club applies markdowns on everything from electronics to groceries, but read through to see the best the warehouse has to offer for Black Friday.

Best Black Friday Sam’s Club deals 2016

Sam’s Club members can save all throughout November, but the warehouse’s best deals are reserved for Black Friday.

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This year, the doorbuster deals focus on electronics and home goods, but a few grocery deals are scattered within the Sam’s Club 12-page ad:

Electronics

  • Vizio 70-inch home theater display for $928 (sold elsewhere at $1,299.99).
  • HP 15.6-inch HD notebook for $499 (regularly $799).
  • Save up to $30 on select Fitbit models.
  • Nikon D3400 camera and lens bundle for $499 (regularly $799).
  • JBL two-pack wired earphones for $19.87 (regularly $29.87).

Home

  • Member’s Mark cozy throw for $9.98 (regularly $14.98).
  • Shark Rotator XL vacuum for $99.98 (regularly $149.98).
  • Two-pack Sonicare FlexCare toothbrush for $99.88 (regularly $149.88).

Cookware

  • KitchenAid 4.5-quart stand mixer for $189.98 (regularly $249.98).
  • Nutri Ninja single-serve blender for $49.98 (regularly $69.98).

Sam’s Club will also feature Black Friday deals on the Apple iPhone 7/7 Plus and select Samsung smartphones but won’t reveal the details until Nov. 22 at SamsClub.com.

Stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but shoppers can start claiming online specials at midnight. Sam’s Club opens its doors at 7 a.m. on Black Friday and offers deals throughout the weekend.

Until then, Sam’s Club members can shop the warehouse’s “holiday preview” discounts. Sam’s Club hosts two rounds of sales leading up to Black Friday to give members a taste of what’s in store for the holiday season. Holiday items, electronics and cookware headlined the discounts, including:

Select items for less than $50

  • Cuisinart Flip Belgian waffle maker for $39.98.
  • KitchenAid 10-piece ceramic cutlery set for $29.98.
  • Moscow Mule gift basket for $34.98.
  • DeLallo pizza-making gift basket for $29.85.

Cookware

  • Cuisinart 8-cup food processor for $69.74 ($80 on Amazon).
  • Vitamix 5200 blender for $399.98 ($421.98 on Amazon).

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Electronics

  • Fitbit Blaze bundle with an extra band for $198.98 ($199.95 without the extra band on the Fitbit site).
  • HP Envy QHD 27-inch all-in-one desktop for $1,499 (regularly $1,599).

The next crop of discounts kicked off in-store Nov. 19, with a few web deals popping up through Nov. 23.

Best Black Friday Sam’s Club deals 2015

It pays to be a Sam’s Club member, especially during Black Friday. Shoppers were greeted with deep discounts on the prototypical doorbuster items, from tech to toys. Savings came in bulk size on groceries, but the highlight deals came on their big-ticket items:

TVs

It wouldn’t be Black Friday without doorbuster TV deals and Sam’s Club offered standout discounts on its flat-screen TV selection, no matter the size, shape or type. A couple of the best deals:

  • Vizio 58-inch 4K Ultra HD smart TV $698 (regularly $998).
  • Vizio 55-inch 4K smart TV just $448 (regularly $568).

Tech deals

Sam’s Club runs the gamut with its electronics selection and it did the same for its Black Friday tech savings. Shoppers looking for laptops, smartphones or streaming sticks would have been satisfied, but the most notable discounts were found on these items:

  • iPad Air 2 for $150 off or iPad Air 2 cellular for $175 off (both 64GB and 128GB models available).
  • HP Pavilion x360 Notebook 13.3-inch 2-in-1 laptop with Windows 10 for $399 (regularly $599).
  • Canon EOS T5 two-lens bundle with 18-55 mm IS and 75-300 mm lenses, carrying case and 16GB SD card for $399 (regularly $499).

Home appliances

From the bedroom to the kitchen, Sam’s Club has all kinds of goods to fill your home. Bedspreads, kitchen appliances and cleaning supplies are just a few items that were found under the Black Friday specials last year, including:

  • iRobot Roomba 645 vacuum cleaner for $259.98 (regularly $329.98).
  • Dyson Cinetic Big Ball vacuum cleaner for $339.98 (regularly $479.98).
  • KitchenAid 14-piece stainless-steel cookware set for $109.98 (regularly $159.98).
  • Swann eight-channel 1080p HD surveillance system for $349 (regularly $499).
  • Seville Ultra Heavy Duty Mega storage cabinet with key lock and shelves for $219.98 (regularly $299.98).

Check out our full list of 2016 ad leaks for up-to-date deal news from a wide range of retailers.