Walmart "opened the doors" to its Cyber Monday deals Sunday night at 8 p.m.
The National Retail Federation’s survey of 4,000 shoppers on Friday and Saturday shows that more people shopped than expected and that many are doing so virutally.
Items that are expected to be most highly sought following the Black Friday shopping weekend include streaming devices and connected home devices, Meijer suggested.
Target reported Black Fridaty sales were strong with the most popular items being Apple Watch and Apple iPads, Beats Solo 2 headphones, FitBit Charge HR and the Philips Sonicare 2 electric toothbrush.
During Black Friday and Saturday, shoppers will be able to take advantage of 50% off artificial Christmas trees, 25% off shatterproof ornaments, 25% off all toys, among other discounts.
The annual toy drive, which is done in partnership with the Salvation Army, brought in more than 4,500 toy donations in 2014.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Albertsons is buying back 33 stores from bankrupt grocery chain Haggen — the same 33 stores it was required to sell when it acquired Safeway. Earlier reports suggested that Albertsons would likely be the buyer of the stores, but now the move is official. (Wall Street Journal)
With its holiday offerings, CVS/pharmacy is hoping to make it easy for shoppers to make it their one-stop shopping destination for healthier food options, entertaining and winter essentials to fight cough, cold and flu.
Rite Aid is prepping for the biggest shopping day of the year with deals and specials that can earn customers plenty of Plenti points.
Reuters is reporting that Brookshire Grocery’s parent company, Brookshire Holdings, has stopped the process it was undergoing to potentially sell the grocery chain for as much as $1 billion. The company did not give any comment on why the process was stopped. (Reuters)