updated - August 3, 2020 Monday EDT
Wal-Mart has added itself to the list of retailers getting a head start on the holiday shopping season the company said in a press release Tuesday.
The company will open its doors at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, along with 8 a.m. Black Friday, Nov. 29.
"Black Friday is our day - our Super Bowl - and we're ready to prove once again that no one does it better than Wal-Mart," Bill Simon, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart U.S. said in a statement. "We're excited to give our customers an incredible Black Friday with shopping hours that will allow them to take advantage of great prices on Thanksgiving night and all weekend long. Delivering for our customers wouldn't be possible without our associates. They are a critical component of our success throughout the year, and especially during the holiday season. We appreciate each associate and the time they are dedicating to serve the families who shop our stores. As we have in the past, we'll be recognizing their hard work with additional pay and free meals during their shifts. This year, as a special thanks, associates who work on Thanksgiving Day will receive a 25 percent discount on an entire purchase this holiday season."
Customers who are in a Wal-Mart store anywhere from 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., or 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Thursday will be able to buy various items at prices the company sets during the designated hour. The company ensures customers will be able to obtain the item Thursday night or prior to Christmas.
Other items will be available beginning at 8 a.m. Friday such as the Apple iPhone 5C for $45, and 5S for $189 with a $75 Wal-Mart gift card and a two-year agreement from AT&T or Verizon, the keurig K70 platinum brewing system for $169 with a $20 Wal-Mart Gift Card, a $79 sodastream mega bonus kit for $79 with a $10 gift card, a bostich 18-volt drill for $99, and an 80-pack shatterproof ornament for $30. The company is also offering a maximum of $127 a tire with their weekend tire-in-stock gurantee.
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