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Target Releases Black Friday Sales

It’s that time of the year again where retailers will be jockeying for inside position on trying to get your dollars this holiday season. Target is hoping that their Apple deals will lead you to their store.

Amy Wesley

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USA Today reports that Target is on board with the Black Friday deal fray and they’re putting a huge emphasis on discounts and bundles for Apple products.


Most noteworthy among the Target deals is a bundling of a $100 gift card with the purchase of an Apple Watch. Now bear in mind, there is no discount on the $349 starting price of the 38mm Apple Watch, the inclusion of a $100 gift card is what’s being offered as part of the bundle and the deal.

It’s one of the first big bundles sited this holiday season for Apple’s wearable. In addition to the Apple Watch bundle, They will also offer Beats Solo 2 headphones for $96.99, which is a savings of $103. They will be bundling a $150 gift card with any iPad Air 2 (priced at $499) and $100 gift card with the purchase of an iPad Mini 4 (priced at $399).

On Monday, Target announced that they would be opening stores at 6 PM local time on Thanksgiving Day and remain open until 11 PM or midnight on Friday night On Black Friday. Other than Apple brand, Target will be offering the usual assortment large discounts on TVs, including the Black Friday staple of a 55-inch Westinghouse TV for $249.99, which saves the consumer $350, and a 32-inch Westinghouse TV for $99.99 (a savings of $90).

While not a popular name brand like Samsung, LG or Sony, Target will also offer a 55-inch Element 4K Smart HDTV for $399.99. This is one of the lowest prices on a 4K TV this season. The Minnesota retailer will also be offering a 49-inch 4K LG Smart TV for $499.99, which will save the consumer$300. Target will also discount video games for Black Friday. Most other retailers also do this during Black Friday sales.

USA Today reports that Target will offer a 500GB Xbox One Gears of War bundle for $299.99 which is a $50 off deal, though it will also be throwing in a $60 gift card.

A 500GB PlayStation 4 with Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection will also be $299.99 another $50 off deal. Best Buy and Apple have not released their offers, as shoppers stand on the brink of Black Friday, but we are curious to see if they follow suit.

The Detroit Free Press reports, As Black Friday approaches, more tech deals are popping up. Many of the latest, trendy games such as NBA 2K16, Madden 16, and Need for Speed will also be on sale for $35 as opposed to their traditional price of $60.

Other new titles like Halo 5 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will retail for $60 but have a $15 gift card attached. Other noteworthy deals are 20% off all robotic vacuums including a Roomba 650 for $319.99 ($80 off); a Beats Pill 2.0 speaker for $139.99 ($60 off); and a GoPro Hero+ LCD with a 64GB memory card and $60 gift card for $299.99.

In a bid to have customers return following the Black Friday rush, Target will offer those who spend $75 or more in a Target store on Black Friday 20% off of one future shopping trip taken between December 4-13.

You can take a “peek” at Target’s online ad here.

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