Target Just Announced Huge Sales Starting on This Exact Date

Mark your calendar for the best shopping deals of the year with these very early Black Friday sales.

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Retail chains have had to undergo a swift and significant change in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Beyond redesigning stores and making their e-commerce platforms more efficient for people staying—and shopping—at home, they're also re-evaluating the entire customer experience. With the holiday season quickly approaching, many major outlets are switching up their usual year-end strategies. Target, for instance, just announced that it would offer massive bargains earlier than expected. On Oct. 13 and 14, which is not coincidentally the same period as Amazon's Prime Day event, Target will release its "Deal Days" promotion.

Additionally, the chain will fast track its Black Friday discounts for the entire month of November, instead of waiting until Thanksgiving. "By kicking off our holiday deals earlier than ever, offering Black Friday pricing throughout the full month of November, and extending our Price Match Guarantee, we're letting guests know they don't need to wait or face the crowds to get the best deals." Christina Hennington, Target's executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, said in a statement.

The Minneapolis-based retailer isn't the only one to look ahead. Read on to find out which other popular stores are making their Black Friday sales earlier than ever. And for more insider shopping secrets, This Is the Absolute Best Day of the Week to Go to Target.

Walmart

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Although an exact date hasn't been confirmed, Walmart released a statement on Sept. 23 that promised an "all-new Black Friday experience" that will be spread out during the holiday season. The superstore also announced that it would be offering low online prices and free next-day shipping to encourage safe shopping. And if you're visiting soon, it's important to know The Best Time of Month to Score Walmart Deals.

Kohl's

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Kohl's fans can safely assume that it will have a similar game plan, too. According to Kohl's CEO Michelle Gass, the chain will pick up its holiday sales in October. Keep an eye out for major discounts in the home, toys, and activewear departments. And for more handy tips, This Is the Best Way to Save Money at Target, Experts Say.

Home Depot

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Home Depot will have a record two months of Black Friday deals, according to CNBC. The markdowns will begin in early November, and there will be a special collaboration with Pinterest for a DIY homemade gift collection. Just make sure to check Home Depot's mobile app first as promotions will be available there before they're featured on the website or on shelves.

Best Buy

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The electronics store is expected to introduce Black Friday deals on Nov. 1. They will likely last through the end of November, followed by holiday deals starting in December. And for more useful information delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.

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