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November 27, 2013

Gray Thursday ... Black Friday ... Small Business Saturday ... Cyber Monday

With some stores opening Thursday evening, shoppers want to see sales and discounts as holiday buying season commences


• Bed Bath & Beyond — Open 6 a.m. on Friday. Come before noon to receive a coupon for 20 percent off the entire purchase.

• Belk — Open 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Early bird specials include $79.99 Zeki 7-inch Google certified Android tablet, Rampage Walden boots $19.99, Keurig Elite brewers $99.99.

• Best Buy — Open 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. 55-inch 1080p HDTV for $499.99, iPad 2 16GB with Wi-Fi $299.99. Samsung Galaxy S4 for free (with two year activation). Kindle $49.99. Insignia Flex 8 tablet $79.99. 13.3” MacBook Pro $1,099.99.

• Big Lots — Open 7 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. Spend $50 or more and receive a coupon worth $10 off the next purchase. Two piece Manhattan sectional $599.99. Simmons recliners $189. Open 6 a.m. Friday. First 100 customers win scratch and win card for $5 to $100. Polaroid 4.3-inch Touch Media Players $34.88. SmartTab 7-inch Internet Tablet with keyboard, case and stand $74.88.

• Cavenders — Corral Boots $20 off. Wrangler men’s and ladies’ jeans $10 off. Wrangler shirts 20 percent off.

• CVS Pharmacy — Open Thanksgiving Day. Use the 30 percent shopping pass at the top of the circular through Saturday. Buy one, get one free on a number of items including special perfume sets, toys, Merry Brite 100-count light sets. Craig DVD players $18.88.

• Home Depot — Open 5 a.m. Black Friday. Martha Stewart 7.5-foot pre-lit Denison pine Christmas Tree for $69; 22-inch Fraser fir wreath with bow $5; 300-light mini bulb set $5.88; Milwaukee or Makita Lithium-ion combo kits, $99.

• JCPenney — Open 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Pea coats for men and women for $49.99. Arizona jeans for men $14.99. St. Johns Bay leather bomber jackets $99.99.

• Kohls — Open 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Receive $15 Kohls Cash for every $50 spent. Apex 32-inch HDTV $139.99. LG 42-inch HDTV $379.99. $GPX DVD players $19.99. Prelit Christmas trees $64.99 to $79.99.

• Lowe’s — Open 5 a.m. Black Friday. Kobalt 227-piece mechanic’s tool set $99.97. Christmas string lights 100-count for $1.99. Fraser fir wreaths, two for $10.

• Michael’s — Open 4 p.m. Thanksgiving Day and 7 a.m. Friday. Check the coupons for 30 percent (Thursday) and 25 percent (Friday) off your entire purchase. Half off on its entire stock of 6-foot and taller trees.

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