In the holiday game of early-sale one-upmanship, hhgregg is scoring points by kicking off its weekend event this evening.
Beginning online only at 9 p.m. tonight, the multiregional appliance, CE and home furnishings chain will offer:
*a 48-inch Haier 1080p TV with Roku for $298;
*a 55-inch Sharp Aquos smart TV for $488;
*a 65-inch Sharp smart TV for $798; and
*an HP laptop with AMD dual-core E1-6015 processor for $199.
“We’re excited to get started early with some of the best Black Friday weekend deals around on the most sought-after electronics,” said CEO Dennis May. “And with the recent innovations around the television viewing experience combined with amazing prices, we’re anticipating this to be a 4K TV holiday.”
In-store sales will begin Thanksgiving afternoon at 4 p.m., continue to 10 p.m., and resume at 7 a.m. on Black Friday morning.
Thanksgiving Day doorbusters will include:
*a 7-inch 8GB tablet for $20;
*a Roku streaming player for $20
*Fitbit for $50;
*a 37-inch Bluetooth soundbar for $35;
*PowerBeats 2 Wireless headphones for $100;
*an Xbox One Gears of War console for $300; and
*iPad Air 2 for $400.
Black Friday doorbusters will include:
*a Maytag 3.6-cubic-foot top-load washer and 7-cubic-foot electric dryer for $400 each;
*a Whirlpool 25-cubic-foot stainless steel French door fridge for $1,000, from $1,700;
*a Dell 15.6-inch laptop for $250;
*Bluetooth wireless speakers for $5; and
*Google’s Chromecast media player for $30.