In a thinly disguised effort to make other retailers offering deal-of-the-day specials—yes, you Amazon—feel like underachieving slackers, Walmart is now rolling out 10 online specials a day. The deals will continue past Black Friday and go throughout the holiday season.
Because they're linked to special buys and rollbacks, the prices will remain discounted for at least 90 days, as supplies last.
Below are some of Walmart's deals on electronics and toys. For a daily list of other hot products, check out Consumer Reports' Countdown to Black Friday calendar.
- PlayStation 4 Call Of Duty III Limited Edition Bundle, $429. GameStop has the system for the same price, but without the extra bonus Madden or FIFA 16 game.
- Xbox One 1TB FIFA 16 Limited Edition Bundle, $399. A few places have this bundle for the same price, but they only include the game controller, not the headset.
- Nintendo 3DS Handheld Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer Bundle, $199. It's $220 at GameStop.
- 24-inch RCA 1080p HDTV, $100. Walmart says the set—model LED24C45RQ—usually sells for $180. Amazon and Fry's list it at about $120.
- Dell 15.6-inch Inspiron laptop PC with an Intel Pentium N3540 Processor, $288. Amazon offers it for a little more than $325.
- Jetson Junior Kids' Electric Scooter Bike, $199. That's almost $100 off the regular price, claims Walmart.
- Kalee Mercedes-Benz 300SL Battery-Powered Ride-On, $99. Amazon offers the 12-volt battery-powered riding toy for $148.
- Star Wars The Inquisitor Lightsaber Clock, $19. It's $50 at Target and Toys "R" Us.
All get free shipping except for the lightsaber clock, which gets delivered only to the closest store without charge. You'll find these and other upcoming online specials can be found at the Walmart's Daily Savings Center.
We'll be tracking lots of Black Friday deals before the big day, so keep checking back. If you plan to start you're holiday shopping soon, use our Top 10 Black Friday shopping tips.
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