Black Friday on Thanksgiving? At Walmart, Yes

The nation's largest retailer will roll out specials beginning at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.

Black Friday? That was SO 2011.

Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, has announced that it will begin holiday shopping specials at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, according to media reports.

The retailing giant also began Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving 2011, but at 10 p.m. In 2012, the specials start at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

Are you glad to see Black Friday deals extended further into the Thanksgiving holiday? Or do you feel that it's overkill? Tell us in the comments below.

According to an ad on Walmart.com, Black Friday/Thursday specials include $399 for an iPad 2 (16GB) and $148 for a 32-inch television.


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