Walmart Is a Top Black Friday Destination
Walmart Black Friday sales make headlines every winter. A combination of record crowds and unheard of prices have made the low-price leader a top-spot for Black Friday shopping enthusiasts, as well as local news stations hoping to get some shots of Black Friday shopping mania in full effect. Anyone hoping to have a bit of fun and grab some inexpensive holiday gifts will be quite pleased with the selection and prices available at Walmart's massive Black Friday sale.
Black Friday at Walmart is the place to get hot toys at an amazing discount. Parents can pick up all of their children's Christmas presents at Walmart on Black Friday for only a fraction of the cost it would normally cost to purchase just a few gifts.
Walmart, more than any other Black Friday player, takes care to offer a variety of inexpensive gifts for children's stocking stuffers and gift packages for friends and family of all ages. Grab inexpensive, small pieces for only a few dollars and you will have birthday gifts for the year.
A well-favored Walmart exclusive Black Friday tradition is offering high-quality home goods as doorbusters. Luxurious down-alternative comforters, crockpots, pillows, and towels for mere dollars, are the sort of home good deals that abound.
Tiered sales add a unique element of interest to Walmart Black Friday. Having multiple doorbuster events within a larger, encompassing sale ensures everyone an opportunity to get some awesome deals. The first doorbuster sale begins at 8 P.M. and after that, a new doorbuster sell starts every few hours around the clock until the wee morning. This method really helps Walmart to stand out above the crowd as a Black Friday trend-leader.
In addition to having the unique method of handling doorbusters, Walmart stores around the country open before the official shopping begins to give consumers plenty of time to stake out their territory. In many locations, shoppers can come into the store and find large crates of all sale items stacked in down center aisles and covered in shrinkwrap. This allows time for consumers to make a good plan before the first deals begin to roll out. By early evening, crowds gather around the boxes. Unlike many other department stores, these crates are plentiful. A perceptive shopper with a good plan should have no problem getting all the items on their list.
Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas Walmart has long been the top-grossing department store in the United States. Founder Sam Walton and his many descendants have managed to grow the once local store into a discount empire, with sprawling "super" stores located all over the country. At present there are more than 11,000 Walmart stores including Super Walmart, Sam's Club, and Neighborhood Markets.
Walmart originally opened its doors in 1962. Incorporation occurred on Halloween of 1969. It was the early 90's before Walmart truly started to stand far above competitors like Kmart, Target, and Sears. You can read more about Walmart here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walmart