Tampa, Florida -- If you want to get ahead in your holiday shopping this year, you're in luck!
As early as today, retailers are rolling out "early Black Friday" deals to get you into their stores and spending your money to get them out of the red and into the black.
Holiday Shopping: Local deals and sales fliers
Best Buy has a two day only sale today and Saturday, dubbing it the Shop Early Save Big Event, featuring a 32 inch LCD HDTV for $259.99. It normal goes for $299.99.
The chain is also offering an eMachines laptop computer that normally goes for $399.99 for $279.99.
Kmart is also jumping on board with its Better than Black Friday Sale today through Sunday. Among its deals, a 50 inch Zenith HDTV for $569.00, a $130 savings. You can also get a refurbished Garmin GPS for $89.99.
Maybe you're not in the market for a new HDTV, but would rather get a jacket instead for the cooler temperatures this weekend.
JC Penney's two day doorbuster event starts today and ends at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The store is advertising 60% of jackets for him and her. You'll also find holiday trim and decor at 60% off. You'll also find coupons in the weekly ad in today's paper.
Sears is holding its two day only Black Friday Now sale, with coats for the family going for $19.99. Maybe you need a new washing machine and dryer, the two day deal can help with a GE washer/dryer pair going for $599.98. You'll also find a 42 inch Panasonic HDTV for $449.99.
Then there's Walmart, which is featuring online specials including a 32 inch Viore HDTV for $299 and a Compaq 15.6 inch laptop with 2GB RAM and 250GB hard drive for $288. Nintendo DS and Wii video game bundles are also advertised as buy two get one free.
Toys R Us has its doorbuster deals today and Saturday advertising buy one get one half off on all video games. Toys are also being advertised at deep discounts. You can shop late tonight, until midnight. Tomorrow, the sales prices are only good from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Many retailers are also offering these deals online and some early Black Friday deals are online only, so know what you want before you go to the store to buy, because it may only be a click away!
Check out these links for online deals:
Oh... and if you still love getting up in the wee hours of the morning for the official Black Friday sales, the ads are already coming out.
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Laura Kadechka, 10 News