Black November? Try October.
Office Depot said it’s kicking off its Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions nearly four weeks early on Oct. 30. (Never mind that some of these deals don’t actually overlap on Black Friday proper, but an Office Depot spokesman told us more will be announced soon.)
Deals on Black Friday weekend include:
*Dell Inspiron 13.3-inch two-in-one with Intel Core i5 processor for $529 (regularly $699);
*HP Officejet Pro 6968 printer for $89.99 (regularly $149); and
*SanDisk Cruzer Edge USB 2.0 16GB flash drive 16GB for $5.99 (regularly $17.99).
Office Depot also hailed that “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” this fall, and will offer online-only deals on Oct. 31, Nov. 7, Nov. 14 and Nov. 21 from 4 a.m. to 3:59 a.m.
Other promotions the chain announced are as follows:
Oct. 30 through Nov. 6:
*Dell Inspiron laptop with Intel Core i7 processor for $499 (regularly $799);
*Lenovo Ideapad 110 laptop with Intel Core i3 for $299 (regularly $499);
*Dell Inspiron 15.6-inch laptop with Intel Inside for $219 (regularly $299); and
*HP laptop bundle for $529 that includes a 15.6-inch touchscreen laptop with one year of Microsoft Office 365 Personal, a Logitech wireless mouse and one year of McAfee LiveSafe. Regular price is $849.
*Dell Inspiron 11.6-inch two-in-one with Intel Pentium processor for $299 (regularly);
*HP 15.6-inch laptop with Intel Core i3 processor for $319 (regularly $499);
*HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 for $129 (regularly $199);
*Lexar Jumpdrive Twisturn USB 2.0 16GB flash drive for $5.99 (regularly $14.99); and
*50 percent off all Altec Lansing portable power devices.
*HP laptop bundle with 15.6-inch laptop with AMD A10 processor, one year of Microsoft Office 365 Personal, one year of McAfee LiveSafe and a Logitech wireless mouse ($399 vs. regular $699);
*Dell 11.6-inch laptop with Intel Inside and on year of Microsoft Office 365 Personal for $199 (regularly $299);
*HP Officejet Pro 6978 printer for $99.99 (regularly $179); and
*Skullcandy Ink’d ear buds for $10 (regularly $20.99).