Black Friday deals: Walmart and these other retailers circulating ads early

Target says its stores will be open from 6 midnight on Thanksgiving, and they will reopen at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.

The countdown to Black Friday 2017 has officially begun, and just about all of the nation's top retailers have announced their plans for the biggest shopping event of the year.

The mega retailer is offering a number of deals on electronics, from laptops to headphones and, of course, phones and TVs, leading up to the holiday.

Walmart is making it easy to score Black Friday deals from the comfort of your couch.

Minneapolis-based Target had a one-day sale Monday offering some of its Black Friday deals early.

Retail analysts have called this phenomenon the graying of Black Friday, with sales seeping into the whole month of November as retailers angle to grab consumers' attention earlier in the hopes of capturing sales from them during the crucial holiday season. Walmart has already made their Black Friday ad available for our area on its website.

Sears to keep up with competing stores, Sears has chose to open their stores to Black Friday customers at 8pm Thanksgiving Evening, and close at 10pm on Black Friday. The company said the majority of its deals - ranging from $1.96 movies to $125 smart TVs to $249 iPads - will be available online as well as in stores.

Walmart: Philips 55-inch 4K LED TV for $298 and Samsung 60-inch class smart 4K TV for $648. "There's also the RCA 37" Sound Bar with bluetooth which costs for only $29, was $48. Then a bit later this morning we also showed you Walmart's full 36-page Black Friday 2017 ad. There's also the Roku 4k Streaming Stick that costs $48 with a saving of $21.

  • David Armstrong