Posted on November 1st @ 11:31 am ET in Hot Deals
Today Amazon launched their Early Black Friday Deals sale which they say will offer Black Friday-level deals throughout the next several weeks, letting shoppers start their holiday shopping early. This sale will lead into Amazon's actual Black Friday sale in mid-November.
As always, Amazon will also match early Black Friday deals from their competitors. Get free shipping on most items and early access to select Lightning Deals with a Prime membership. Don't have Prime? Get a free 30-day trial, otherwise get free shipping on most orders of $25 or more.
Posted on November 1st @ 11:31 am ET in Guides & Tips
For the seventh consecutive year, the always-popular Oprah's Favorite Things list of gift ideas has been curated in one place on Amazon and you can order the items on this year's list right now. Find gift ideas for the chef, the fashion & beauty fan, the party host, the traveler and more.
This year's list has a special focus on products from small businesses owned by people of color and women. Most of the items on the list qualify for free shipping with Amazon Prime. Don't have Prime? Get a free 30-day trial, otherwise get free shipping on most orders of $25 or more.
Posted on November 1st @ 1:03 am ET in Black Friday Ads
We've just added this year's Belk Black Friday ad to our collection of leaked ads. Browse the 24-page ad here and see if there is anything you're interested in.
Belk will start their Black Friday sale on Friday, November 19th this year, a full week before Black Friday. Stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and the sale will run until Saturday the 27th.
Don't miss out! Sign up for our exclusive Black Friday alerts so you won't miss a thing. We will alert you when we post new ads along with the latest deals and much more!
Posted on November 1st @ 1:03 am ET in Site News
Let us help you score the hottest deals this month with our exclusive Online Deal Season Sale Tracker. We've modified our traditional Black Friday tracker to display multiple sales from each store, so we can track early access sales, Black Friday preview sales and more.
The tracker shows you a tentative schedule of the online sale start times as well as details such as free shipping minimums, coupon codes and more. We're going to be adding new sales to the tracker every day leading up to Black Friday so bookmark it and check back often.
Posted on October 31st @ 9:24 am ET in Black Friday Ads
We have just posted this year's Dell Home Black Friday ad. View the 24-page ad here.
Dell will be starting their Black Friday sale on Monday, November 15th. Starting on Monday the 22nd they will have limited-quantity doorbusters for everyone (Rewards members get them earlier).
We should also have the Dell Technologies (the new name for Dell's Business division) Black Friday ad posted soon as well, so watch for that. Sign up for alerts so you won't miss a thing.
Posted on October 31st @ 3:00 am ET in Hot Deals
Target has their annual military discount now through November 13th. Military personnel, veterans and their families can get 10% off two separate purchases via a Target Circle offer when you verify your military status. There are some exclusions, so check out the site for full details.
Target offers free shipping on most orders of $35 or more. You can also choose free in-store pickup or drive-up delivery at a local Target store. Target also offers same-day delivery through Shipt.
Posted on October 30th @ 12:09 pm ET in Black Friday Ads
The words you love to read: we've got another new ad posted on the site! This time it's the Macy's Black Friday ad for this year. View all the 56-page ad here.
Macy's is starting their Black Friday sale on Tuesday, November 23rd this year, both in stores and online. They are closed on Thanksgiving and will open at 6am on Black Friday morning.
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Posted on October 28th @ 4:16 pm ET in Black Friday Ads
Time for another new ad! We've just posted the 24-page Black Friday ad for JCPenney for you to check out. View the items on sale here and start making out your list.
JCPenney announced via a press release today that they will have Black Friday prices all month starting on Monday. They are closed on Thanksgiving and open at 5am on Black Friday morning.
How does the 2021 JCPenney Black Friday ad stack up to their previous ads? Find out and browse over 1,000 historical Black Friday ads on our exclusive Black Friday Archive.
Posted on October 28th @ 4:16 pm ET in Black Friday Ads
We have just posted this year's BJ's Wholesale Black Friday ad. View the 60-page ad here.
This ad is divided into several sections. The first 21 pages are for November 4th to 29th. Pages 22 through 52 are for November 16th through the 29th. Black Friday deals start on page 53 and are valid from November 25th (Thanksgiving Day) through November 29th (Cyber Monday).
Look for more leaked Black Friday sale ads to be posted soon. As always, thanks for visiting and be sure to tell your family, friends and co-workers about us!
Posted on October 28th @ 9:34 am ET in Sale Ads
Target announced their early Black Friday plans this morning and those plans look very similar to last year. Starting this Sunday, October 31st, Target will have special week-long Holiday Best deals in their normal weekly sale ad each week. You can view next week's Target sale ad here.
Target will also add additional deals from November 4th through the 6th which will show up online once the sale starts. You can preview some of these deals in their press release. We also expect Target will have a "normal" Black Friday ad for the week of Black Friday as they did last year.
Posted on October 27th @ 3:25 pm ET in Black Friday Ads
Time for another new ad! We've just posted the Black Friday & Cyber Monday ad for Lenovo for you to check out. View the 20-page ad here and start making out your list.
Lenovo is having multiple Black Friday sales this year. Their initial sneak peak started over a week ago on Lenovo.com. They will have new early doorbusters from November 2nd through the 15th.
They will have a "Black Friday Starts Now" sale from the 15th through the 24th. Their bigger sales start Wednesday the 24th at 7pm EST. New doorbusters drop every hour from 9am to 9pm EST.
Posted on October 27th @ 1:00 am ET in Hot Deals
Sam's Club has started their next big Instant Savings Event with hundreds of deals throughout the site both in stores and online. The sale runs until November 24th. Save on clothing & accessories, kitchen electrics, furniture, TVs & electronics, food & drink and much more.
As tends to be the case with these kinds of sales, free shipping is included with some of the deals, while others require a Sam's Club Plus membership. Many of the deals can be scored using in-club or curbside pickup. Non-members can sign up for a membership and get a free $20 gift card.
Posted on October 25th @ 12:04 pm ET in Industry News
Macy's has announced their Black Friday plans via a press release today. They will have their Black Friday sale from Tuesday, November 23rd until Saturday, November 27th. They will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and will open at 6am on Black Friday.
Beginning November 3rd, Macy's customers can score sets of early access Black Friday deals each week leading up to the actual sale. These early access sales will run from November 3-7, 8-10, 11-15 and 16-22. Get all the details on Macy's dedicated Black Friday page.
Posted on October 24th @ 9:11 am ET in Toy Books
We've posted the new 36-page Macy's and Toys R Us Toy Catalog on the site. This catalog does not have prices in it as prices will fluctuate over the next two months. Each item has WebID numbers which you can search for on Macys.com. You can also view Macy's entire toy selection here.
Macy's and Toys R Us also recently put together Geoffrey's Hot Toy List with dozens of hand-picked toys for all age ranges. Announced in August, Macy's is teaming with Toys R Us to open iconic Toys R Us toy shops in more than 400 of Macy's department stores.
Posted on October 22nd @ 2:19 pm ET in Black Friday Ads
We have just posted Costco's Black Friday ad. View the 32-page ad here. As always, Costco includes their Black Friday sale as part of a bigger Holiday Savings book. When viewing the ad, note that page 23 features online-only Thanksgiving deals and the Black Friday deals start on page 24.
The beginning of this ad features additional sets deals valid November 1st through the 14th, as well as November 15th through the 29th. Costco will once again be closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Look for more leaked Black Friday sale ads soon. To be the first to know and get an e-mail when we post new ads, sign up for our Black Friday newsletter here so you won't miss a thing.
Posted on October 22nd @ 2:07 pm ET in Toy Books
We've just added Walmart's new 56-page "America's Best Toy Shop" toy catalog to the site. The prices and offers in this catalog are valid starting tomorrow and will be available until December 24th.
The catalog features a section of toys top rated by Walmart's team of true toy experts: kids. There are also quite a few Walmart-exclusive toys as well as toys part of Walmart's online-only selection.
There are many toys in the catalog with Walmart's Rollback sale prices, many of which are available right now on Walmart.com. Walmart currently offers free shipping on most orders of $35 or more, or you can choose free in-store pickup and get your order at your local Walmart.
Posted on October 19th @ 9:10 pm ET in Black Friday Ads
We've got 3 new ads from Sam's Club for you to check out. The biggest of the three is the 12-page Thanks-Savings sale ad. This is essentially Sam's Club's Black Friday ad. This sale runs for 4 days from Thanksgiving Day (online only) through Sunday, November 28th.
Next, take a look at the 11-page ad for their November Savings Weekend, a sale that runs from November 6th through the 8th. There will be additional deals besides the ones in these pages.
Finally, we have Sam's Club's 11-page Instant Savings ad which starts October 27th and runs until November 24th. This is the type of monthly ad Sam's Club has many times during the year.
Posted on October 18th @ 12:58 am ET in Black Friday Ads
Big news as we've just posted the sale ads for Walmart's first two Black Friday sale events. As they did last year, Walmart will have 3 separate Black Friday events this year. New this year there are no online-only or in-store-only deals. Everything should be available both online and in stores.
First, view the 8-page ad for Walmart's Black Friday Event #1. This sale starts online on Wednesday, November 3rd at 7pm ET and in-stores on Friday, November 5th at 5am local time.
Next, view the 8-page ad for Walmart's Black Friday Event #2. This sale starts online on Wednesday, November 10th at 7pm ET and in-stores on Friday, November 12th at 5am local time.
Posted on October 18th @ 12:58 am ET in Industry News
Walmart has announced their Black Friday plans for this year and they look very similar to last year. After what they say was "overwhelmingly positive customer feedback" to last year's three separate sales, Walmart will once again have three weeks of sales starting November 3rd.
As they did last year, each sale will start online on Wednesday before starting in stores on Friday. Walmart+ members will receive early access to online Black Friday events throughout November and can shop the Black Friday deals on Walmart.com four hours before everyone else.
Posted on October 18th @ 12:58 am ET in Toy Books
For the fourth consecutive year, Amazon has released a printed toy catalog and we've just added it to the site. Browse the 100-page Amazon "Ready, Set, Play" Holiday Toy Catalog.
Note that there are no prices in the catalog. Due to Amazon's always-fluctuating prices they advise you to visit the special Toy Wish List section of Amazon.com to see current price.
Stay tuned for more toy catalogs, holiday books, leaked Black Friday ads and more.
Posted on October 18th @ 12:48 am ET in Hot Deals
To celebrate the release of their first two Black Friday sale ads (which you can check out for yourself here), Walmart has launched their "Deals for Days" Pre-Black Friday Sale with hundreds of deals throughout every department and new deals being added daily.
Walmart offers free shipping on most orders of $35 or more, or select items can be ordered with free store pickup or free site-to-store shipping. Walmart+ members can get free same day delivery on many items and free shipping on most orders with no minimum required.
Posted on October 15th @ 3:45 am ET in Toy Books
We've just posted the 36-page Fleet Farm Toyland toy catalog on the site. You can check it out here. The sale starts Saturday, October 23rd and will run until November 20th. The ad features several in-store only doorbusters available for three days from October 23rd through the 25th.
Fleet Farm's Toyland sale is happening two weeks later than usual this year and the catalog is smaller than in previous years, both changes likely caused by the logistics challenges retailers are facing this year. We expect a few more toy catalogs to be posted in the coming days so stay tuned.
Posted on October 14th @ 10:00 am ET in Industry News
Best Buy has announced their Black Friday plans and there is some big news to unpack. First of all, Best Buy will have hundreds of their Black Friday deals starting next Tuesday, October 19th. This sale will run through Friday the 22nd and have deals such as a $599 Samsung 70" 4K TV.
Best Buy will start their actual Black Friday sale on November 19th, a full week before Black Friday. We'd imagine they'll save some doorbusters for actual Black Friday to get people into the store that day, but we'll find out that info when the ad leaks which could very well happen next Tuesday.
Posted on October 8th @ 8:56 am ET in Toy Books
We have just posted this year's 24-page Blain's Farm & Fleet Toyland toy catalog on the site. You can check out the sale here and Farm & Fleet also has it on FarmAndFleet.com.
Farm & Fleet's Toyland sale starts in a little over a week from now on Saturday, October 16th and will run for just 2 weeks until October 31st. Many of the deals in the sale will also be available online. New this year, they are giving away a free LEGO Super Mario set with a $40 Toyland purchase.
Posted on October 4th @ 8:43 am ET in Guides & Tips
Today Amazon officially launched their holiday gift guides. These gift guides feature hundreds of gift ideas hand-picked by Amazon's expert buyers. Once again on each of the gift guide listing pages you'll find an option to filter out those gift ideas that are on sale or have an available coupon.
Check out Amazon's Home Holiday Guide for great stay-at-home gift ideas, their Electronics Gift Guide for great gifts for the gadget fan, the Fashion Gift Guide and the popular Beauty Gift Guide. These gift guides will be updated throughout the season with new ideas so check back often.
Posted on October 4th @ 8:43 am ET in Toy Books
Today Amazon unveiled their annual list of the most wished-for holiday toys. You can check out their hand-picked Holiday Toy List (and order all of the toys) right here. New this year, the toy list has an option to filter out only the toys that are currently on sale with a deal or coupon.
You'll find top brands and favorite characters on this years list including LEGO, Barbie, Hasbro, Funko, Disney, Playskool, NERF, Nintendo, Star Wars and many more. Amazon will also be updating the list throughout the holiday season with new toys as they become available.
Posted on October 1st @ 9:16 am ET in Sale Ads
Today Sam's Club released their 31-page Holiday Guide catalog and the 5-page ad for their upcoming Fall Online Savings sale which starts October 8th and runs through October 17th.
The last page of the Holiday Guide contains Sam's Club upcoming sale schedule for the rest of the year. Sam's Club is going back to their pre-Covid sale lengths, bringing back shorter weekend sales and having their Black Friday sale start on Thanksgiving Day (online) instead of starting it a week before Black Friday as they did last year. See the full schedule in the Holiday Guide here.
Posted on October 1st @ 9:14 am ET in Site News
We want to officially welcome everyone back for another year here on GottaDEAL covering Black Friday, holiday deals and much more. Believe it or not, this is our 18th year covering Black Friday and we couldn't have done it without our great visitors.
We're going to continue to put an even larger focus on all the online deals that are available leading up to Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and beyond. We're going to help you score the best deals from the comfort of your home without having to deal with the crowds.
We cover online deals all year long over on our main site, so we're in a better position than sites that only focus on Black Friday to filter out most of the thousands of so-called deals that retailers push during this time of year and bring you only the best of the best. So visit often, sign up for our alerts and follow us on Facebook & Twitter. It's going to be a very fun couple of months!
Posted on September 29th @ 11:13 am ET in Industry News
This morning Walmart released their annual list of "Top Rated by Kids" toys for the holiday season. Their list features dozens of toys which were tested and selected by kids - the ultimate toy experts.
The list spotlights toys based on popular characters as well as gadgets for kids, board games, outdoor toys, building block sets and screen-free indoor entertainment toys.
16 of the toys are exclusive to Walmart this year, and most are available for ordering now on Walmart.com with free shipping on orders of $35 or more, or free in-store or curbside pickup.
Posted on September 29th @ 8:51 am ET in Industry News
Target put out a press release this morning with two major announcements. First, Target Deal Days is back. From October 10th through the 12th Target will have thousands of deals both online and, for the first time, at all Target stores. We'll have the ad for this sale posted very soon.
Next, Target announced a new holiday price match guarantee. It starts October 10th and runs until Christmas Eve. You can request a price adjustment on all items purchased at Target and they will continue to match competitors prices within 14 days. As always, read the fine print on this policy.
Posted on September 28th @ 12:14 pm ET in Industry News
Today Amazon took the wraps of a number of new devices in their smart home device lineups during a livestream presentation for invited guests. Many of these devices should be discounted during Amazon's Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales in just a couple short months.
Among these are the new Echo Show 15 wall-mounted smart display, the new Amazon Glow kid-focused video calling device and the new Amazon Smart Thermostat. These new gadgets join recently announced Amazon-built TVs, a new Fire TV stick and a much improved Kindle Paperwhite e-reader. Check out Amazon's site for all the details and to preorder several of these devices.
Posted on September 25th @ 11:23 am ET in Site News
With this year's Black Friday sales likely to be similar to last year's, we're once again combining our Black Friday newsletter with our Instant Deal Alerts into the GottaDEAL Deal Newsletter.
Already subscribed to any of these lists? Don't worry, you're good to go. If you aren't yet subscribed (or want to make sure you are), you can sign up here. We'll only be using this combined list through the end of the year as we expect (hope) to resume our normal setup in 2022.
Our Deal Newsletter will alert you when we post new ads, notify you of the latest news and rumors, and share the hottest online deals we find. We've got big plans for this newsletter this year and with an expanded Black Friday this year, we think it'll be very useful for our readers.
Posted on September 16th @ 3:26 pm ET in Industry News
Amazon has unveiled their "Toys We Love" list for the 2021 holiday season. This list was curated by Amazon's toys & games product leads and features over 100 toys, most of which can already be ordered right now on Amazon.com.
The list featured toys from top brands including Little Tikes, Squishmallows, Crayola, Magna-Tiles, LEGO, Barbie, Disney, Melissa & Doug, KidKraft and many others.
Posted on September 16th @ 3:26 pm ET in Industry News
Amazon announced that they will once again extend their holiday returns policy to cover most items purchased between October 1st and December 31st. These items (from both Amazon and many of their third party sellers) can be returned through January 31, 2022.
This is the second consecutive year that Amazon has started their holiday return period on October 1st - in previous years they waited until November 1st but with supply shortages predicted and more shoppers planning to get their shopping done earlier this year, it makes a lot of sense.
Posted on August 23rd @ 8:48 am ET in Toy Books
Target today announced their "Bullseye's Top Toys of 2021" list which features a selection of what Target's toy buyers think will be some of the most anticipated toys for the upcoming holiday shopping season. You can check out their full list on their press release here.
As always, the list contains many Target-exclusive toys including the popular new Target Monopoly board game. Target also announced that they will continue the expansion of Disney stores at Target locations. They will have over 160 of these locations by the end of the year.