It may only be the first week of November, but the internet is already buzzing about Black Friday. After all, who doesn’t love being “in the know” about big deals coming up for the holiday shopping season?
Busy schedules can make it hard to keep track of all the sales. Plus, as more stores jump on the early holiday shopping bandwagon, the deals can pile up quickly.
Fortunately, there are people online who make it their job to get in the inside scoop on all things Black Friday.
The team over at BFAds.net leaked Black Friday ads and holiday catalogs from Ace Hardware, BJ’s Warehouse, JCPenney, Kohl’s and Microsoft this week.
So, what are some of the hot on-sale items this year? Disney, home tech, video games and TVs look to be taking the lead in the holiday shopping marathon, so far.
Here’s a breakdown of the leaked ads.
1. ACE Hardware Thanksgiving Sale
Ace Hardware’s Thanksgiving Sale will run from Wednesday, Nov. 23 through Monday, Nov. 28. There is a $10 off $50 coupon that you can use on Saturday and Sunday, plus a coupon for 50 percent off any regular-priced item under $30, or $15 off a regular-priced item over $30 on Black Friday.
Deal highlights include:
- NEST WiFi Programmable Learning Thermostat $199.99 (was $249.99)
- NEST WiFi Security Camera $149.99 (was $199.99)
2. BJ’s Warehouse 11 Days Of Black Friday
BJ’s Warehouse hosts 11 Days of Black Friday deals, both in-store and online. The full deal list will become available Nov. 7., but here are a couple of sneak peeks.
- Sharp 50″ 1080P LED TV – $249.99 (in-store only)
- Skull Candy Grind Wireless Headphones – $49.99
3. JCPenney Toy Book
Disney is the star of this year’s JCPenney Toy Book, which is offering 20 to 40 percent off Disney collections with prices valid from Nov. 2 through Christmas Eve. Highlights include:
- 40 to 50 percent off Disney Collection Frozen Costumesand accessories
- 30 percent off Disney Collection Cinderella Carriage set and 20 percent off the Princess Castle set
4. Kohl’s Black Friday Deals
Kohl’s Black Friday deals start online Monday, Nov. 21 and stores will opens their doors at 6 p.m on Thanksgiving. Sale highlights include:
- Hamilton Beach Appliances (16 Choices) – $9.99
- Sony PlayStation 4 500GB Uncharted 4 Console Bundle + $75 Kohl’s Cash – $249.99
- Microsoft Xbox One S 500BG Minecraft Bundle + $75 Kohl’s Cash – $249.99
5. Microsoft Gift Guide
The Microsoft gift guide lists gifts under $100, $200, $300, plus special surprises for techies and gamers. Shoppers receive free shipping and free returns on these and all other items. Highlights include:
- HTC Vive Virtual Reality System – $799.00
- Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II – $179.00 (from $199.00)
- Microsoft Surface Pro 4 12.3″ + Surface Pen – $749.00 (from $899.00)