Walmart, Target & more stores detail holiday sales starting Nov. 1

By on October 30, 2015


Getting a jump on holiday promotions kicking off in Black November, several stores have released details this week about promotions that will occur leading up to Black Friday. We’ve collected all the latest announcements and summarized each for you.


  • No Free Shipping This Holiday Season: Walmart has ignored Best Buy & Target’s promos of free shipping, no minimum. Free shipping will still require a $50 minimum order or free ship-to-store on any purchase.
  • Rollbacks instead of Special Events: Walmart is pushing out more rollbacks that last 90 days rather than special event days throughout November.
  • Early Sale Info: On Nov 1., you will see the iPad Mini 2 for $199 (LINK), RCA 48-inch 1080p HDTV for $299 and the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid phone for $99. Link


  • Early Deals: Amazon kicked off their Countdown to Black Friday sale on November 1. LINK


  • Free Shipping: Starting on November 1, Target will offer free shipping on all purchases, no minimum. That lasts through Christmas.
  • More Cartwheel Deals: Target will offer 1,000 new deals with more than 350 deals at 25 percent off or more.
  • 50% off Select Toys is Back: Same rules as last year, 1 toy a day for 50% off MSRP. Starts on Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 24 within the Cartwheel app.
  • Price-Matching is Extended: Target is pushing the usual 14-day window to just over 50 days for the holidays. Link

Office Depot / OfficeMax

  • Early Deal Schedule: Early Black BF deals start on Nov. 8th. Early Cyber Monday deals start on Nov. 2 and run every Monday.
  • Early Deal Info: Nov. 8th – 14th (Toshiba Satellite C55D laptop for $220, HP Envy 5534 Printer for $80), Nov. 15th – 21st (Toshiba Satellite C55 laptop for $350, Lenovo Tab 2 A8 Tablet for $100, HP Envy 4500 Printer for $49.99) Link


  • Early Black Friday Deal Info: Cashmere Crewneck or V-Neck Sweaters for $40, Rampage, Style&Co. and Seven Dial Boots for $20, 3/8 ct. Diamond Earrings in 14k Gold for $150, Select Small Appliances for $10. Link


  • New Sears Credit Card Perks: Beginning Nov. 1 and running through Jan. 2, Sears credit cardholders receive 10 percent back in points on the first $500 spent.
  • Thanksgiving / Black Friday hours6 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 26 to 2 a.m. Fri., Nov. 27; Re-open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 27. Link


  • Kohl’s Cash Promotion: $15 in Kohl’s cash for every $50 you spend from Monday, November 23 until Sunday, November 29. Link

Best Buy

  • Free Shipping Promotion: Already started on October 25, Best Buy will offer free shipping, no minimum purchase, through Jan 2, 2016.
  • Special In-Store Shopping Events: First 100 customers get a free tech gift on Nov. 7th, could win $1,000 Best Buy gift card in Twitter giveaway. Link
  • Ongoing promotionUp to 75% off in Sale + Free Shipping All Orders at Best Buy


  • Black November Promos: Discounts on more than 900 products on Nov 1st, gaming event sale Nov. 4th – 9th., Black Friday preview sale Nov 10th – 26th. Link

About Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!

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