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The time of crazed shopping and long lines is once again here and it all starts with Black Friday. With competitive prices in almost every store, it is a day for the buyer! So enjoy your delicious turkey feast and then get ready to fight the crowds at your favorite store as you search for the best bargains.  Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of these South Florida steals to make your day easier. Enjoy and get ready. Some sales start as early as 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving!

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Let’s Hit The Stores

Best Buy
For all those tech junkies, Best Buy will extend its “Black Friday” deals through Saturday, Nov.26. Deals offered include up to 40% off on digital cameras, up to 50% off on appliances, and up to 35% off on digital camcorders. For early shoppers, the sale starts online on Thursday, Nov. 24.

With their midnight start time, this sale will not be for the weak of heart.  Deals are promised on hundreds of items from jewelry and electronics to fragrances. Savings include 50 percent off their Sharper Image iPhone and iPod docking stations, 40 percent off select coffee and espresso makers, and Kenneth Cole NY & Nautica overcoats starting at $99. Customers will also get a digital video camera free with any $65 fragrance purchase. If you like what you see, finish your Thanksgiving meal and head over to Macy’s on Thanksgiving night.

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Another midnight opener, Target stores will be open from 12 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Black Friday. This store has their price match program which will match the cheaper price of another local competitor. Their deals do not stop there! Get ready for steals like an Element LCD HDTV for $265. Target will have extended store hours for the holidays with stores open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Dec. 26.

Toys R Us
Toys R Us will be offering $50 gift cards with a purchase of any Apple iPod. Get ready for 70 “doorbuster” deals starting at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving night. That’s the earliest opening yet! If that is not enough, they will be giving away 250,000 boxes of Crayola crayons, one box with any purchase until supplies run out.

Amazon will not only have deals on Black Friday, but will also be counting down with Early Black Friday daily deals offered all day until Black Friday Deals Week. You can see the deals on, Twitter, Facebook, and even get daily deal emails.

Radio Shack
These deals are for the tech savvy folk. Deals listed include 16 Gigabyte SD cards for $16.99, HP Pavilion laptop for $399.99, portable DVD players for $49.99,etc. Additional Radio Shack deals will range from Bluetooth headsets to satellites. There will be something for even the most devout tech addict.

You don’t have to wait for Black Friday to get some of Walmart’s deals with their “Amazing Online Specials” pre-Black Friday sales. With hundreds of great online deals updated weekly, you might not need to go there on Black Friday. For iPod lovers, Walmart will give you a free $50 gift-card with the purchase of an iPod Touch. For those who prefer to go to the store, Walmart will be offering Black Friday deals starting at 10 p.m. Thanksgiving night.

Sears’ After Thanksgiving 2 Day Sale
Black Friday patrons will not be let down with Sears’ “After Thanksgiving 2 Day Sale”. With over 500 items on special, there will be major deals on home appliances, clothes, electronics, etc. Deals include a Sony DVD player for $29.99, a Garmin Touchscreen GPS for $99.99, and a George Foreman Super Champ Grill for $19.99.

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BJ’s Wholesale
Opening at 7 a.m. on Friday, Bj’s “Black Friday” sale will last all weekend. Their large variety of deals range from personal care items to electronics. Deals include a Magellan GPS system for $99, printers starting at $49.99 and televisions starting at $219.

Office Depot
Office Depot will be offering their Black Friday deals on Friday and Saturday! Online shoppers will be able to score some good deals starting at 7 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. For those who prefer to go to the store, doors open at 6 a.m. on Friday. Deals include an Ativa V22 High Definition Digital Camcorder for $69.99, Kodak EasyShare Digital Camera for $59.99, and a Canon PIXMA Wireless All-in-One Printer for $39.99.

With over 500 deals for Black Friday, JCPenney will be opening at 4 a.m. on  Friday. Home appliances will be at their lowest, starting at $7.88 for a slow cooker. Jewelry and clothes will be more than 60 percent off with additional discounts for specific products. Don’t forget to stop by the home goods section for even more Black Friday deals!

For those looking for home appliances, Lowes is having major Black Friday deals on home goods with a Whirlpool washer and dryer starting at $349 each. Other deal favorites include a DEWALT Cordless Compact Drill/Drive Kit for $99 and a 4 piece suite –including a microwave, gas range, dishwasher, and refrigerator for $1,846. These deals are made for the home aficionado.