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Amazon, Wal-Mart Start Black Friday Sales Early

November 16, 2016
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We’re still over a week away from Black Friday, but some major retailers have already kicked their holiday sales into high gear. Take a look at the sales happening now at Amazon and Wal-Mart.

Amazon early Black Friday deals

Amazon announced Wednesday that it will offer more than 35 days of Black Friday shopping, with deals lasting now through Dec. 22. The retailer says new sales can pop up as often as every five minutes. But before you shop too soon, keep in mind that Amazon has promised its best Black Friday deals between Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24) and Cyber Monday (Nov. 28).

Here are some of the top deals that will be available from Amazon at various dates and times between Nov. 18 and Black Friday:

  • Amazon Echo for $139.99 (save $40).
  • Amazon Tap for $89.99 (save $40).
  • 32-inch 720p LED TV for $69.99.
  • Save up to 60% on Disney favorites including toys, apparel and more.

For more information about Amazon on Black Friday, take a look at our Amazon Black Friday ad analysis.

Wal-Mart early Black Friday deals

Wal-Mart, too, has gotten a jump start on the holiday shopping action. Customers can shop pre-Black Friday deals now on the store’s website. They include:

  • Dyson Light Ball Multifloor bagless upright vacuum for $249 (save $140).
  • Acer 15.6-inch laptop for $449 (save $250).
  • Tablets starting at $34.98.

For more details about Wal-Mart’s 2016 Black Friday game plan, check out our analysis of the Wal-Mart Black Friday ad.

For a full listing of 2016 Black Friday sales and deals, check out NerdWallet’s Black Friday headquarters.

Courtney Jespersen is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: courtney@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @courtneynerd.

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