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The Best Last-Minute Christmas Sales, 2015

Dec. 23, 2015
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Frenzied shoppers are looking for good Christmas sales at stores that are open on Christmas Eve and maybe even have special Christmas-Eve-only deals.

The stores listed below offer plenty of great deals in addition to those we’ve noted, and these sales and prices are all good through Dec. 24. (Office Depot’s deals run through Dec. 26.) So if you’re in a desperate rush for last-minute gifts, here are the best stores to shop.


Kmart is featuring a wide range of stocking stuffers, toys and “Star Wars” merchandise for Christmas, with these highlights to its holiday season sale that runs through Dec. 24.

  • Hero Portal DC Super Heroes Plug & Play game ($19.99, regularly $29.99)
  • Disney “Frozen” toddler doll ($24.99, regularly $27.99)
  • Little Tikes Jump ’N Slide bouncer ($199.99, regularly $269.99)
  • Schwinn 700c Network men’s or women’s bike ($199.99, regularly $249.99)
  • 32-inch RCA LED HDTV ($189.99, regularly $219.99), or 55-inch RCA LED 1080p HDTV ($549.99, regularly $649.99)


Wal-Mart has just about everything on a last-minute Christmas shopper’s list, including these items on sale through Dec. 24.

  • iPad Mini 16GB Wi-Fi ($199, regularly $269)
  • Beats by Dr. Dre Wireless In-Ear Headphones ($149,  regularly $199)
  • “Star Wars” Legendary Jedi Master Yoda animated statuette ($99, regularly $179.97)
  • Disney “Frozen” Singing Sisters Two-Pack ($48.88, regularly $59)
  • Razor MX350 electric motocross bike ($249, regularly $279)

Wal-Mart stores are open until 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Office Depot

You may not think of Office Depot for Christmas shopping, but it means business with a Holiday Blowout Sale that continues through Dec. 26, offering these and other popular gifts.

  • 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite Tablet ($89.99, regularly $139.99)
  • 9.7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab A ($249.99, regularly $299.99)
  • 15.6-inch HP Pavilion Laptop with Intel Core i3 Processor and Windows 10 ($349.99, regularly $499.99)
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 & Premiere Elements 14 ($99.99, regularly $149.99)

Big Lots

The Big Lots Christmas sale is a big deal if you still need wrapping paper or gift boxes, plus any of these sale items that may be on your last-minute Christmas list.

  • Buy one get one 50% off on Monster High dolls and accessories, Fisher-Price preschool toys, Block Tech playsets as well as activity and science sets (second item must be of equal or lesser value)
  • Buy one get one 50% off on cell phone chargers, tablet accessories and PC accessories (second item must be of equal or lesser value)
  • 30% off all Hot Wheels merchandise
  • $100 off 42-inch Corner Cherry Electric Fireplace ($299.99, regularly $399.99)

All of these stores are national retailers that are likely to have a location near you.

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