Black friday deals toys r us 2016

Don’t miss out on all of NerdWallet’s highly anticipated 2016 Black Friday ad leaks this season. Visit regularly for tips and announcements about the best holiday deals from your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 25.

Toys R Us opens its doors for its Black Friday deals at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Doorbuster deals are valid in-store only, but if shoppers want to claim non-doorbuster items, they can shop toy deals through Saturday night. Store hours vary from location to location, so check in with your nearest Toys R Us for its holiday hours.

There are tons of toy deals to browse through in this year’s modest, 28-page Toys R Us ad.

Toys R Us 2016 Black Friday deals

No matter what age or interest you’re shopping for, there is a Black Friday special to make just about every kid on your shopping list a happy camper. Also, expectant parents and parents of infants can save on select Babies R Us items — including clothes, cribs and diapers — at Toys R Us locations.

Toys”R”Us Black Friday 2016 Ad Scan

Highlights from the ad include toys for all ages, such as Lego and Barbie sets as well as Marvel- and Disney-themed goods, plus bikes and scooters. Video games are big-ticket items at Toys R Us, with popular consoles and game titles up for grabs at a discount.

When shopping, be mindful — your generous gift list might result in a hefty credit card balance. In the 2015 holiday season, 44% of Americans incurred debt and took about two months to pay it off. If you’re part of this crowd, make sure to avoid paying interest with the right credit card. NerdWallet’s list of best credit cards for holiday shopping includes cards with 0% interest periods that may last from 9 to 21 months. There are plenty of reasons to stress over the holidays; don’t let credit card interest be one of them.

We outlined some of the best deals below:

Thursday, Nov. 24, in-store doorbusters:

Infants and toddlers:

  • 40% off all Fisher-Price infant toys.
  • Playskool Sesame Street Play All Day Elmo for $19.99 (regularly $59.99).
  • LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum kids’ learning tablet for $79.99 (regularly $129.99).
  • All LeapFrog LeapPad software for $12.49 each (regularly $24.99).
  • Buy one, get one 75% off all Tommee Tippee infant and toddler feeding items.
  • Save up to $100 on select Chicco and Safety 1st infant car seats.

Big kids:

Video games:

Before its Black Friday sale, Toys R Us released its massive Toy Book to help shoppers get ahead on their Black Friday shopping. The Toy Book is a whopping 120-page advert jam packed with action figures, games, play sets and more at prices that’ll please both parents and kids. You can find these deals both online and in store Oct. 27-Nov. 19, and web orders of $19 or more earn free shipping.

Here are some standout deals from the Toy Book:

  • Thomas & Friends wooden railway table for $159.99 (regularly $199.99).
  • Buy one, get one 40% off “Finding Dory” and “Super Wings” toys and play sets.
  • Up to $20 off select Fisher-Price, VTech and Little Tikes toddler toys.
  • $30 off LeapPad Platinum interactive learning system (regularly $129.99).
  • Free Legos Friends Bowling Alley set with Lego Friends, Disney Princess, Juniors or Elves purchase of $30 or more.
  • Buy one, get one 40% off all Mega Bloks “Halo,” “Call of Duty” or “Destiny” construction sets.
  • $20 off a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One controller when you buy any PlayStation 4 or Xbox One gaming system.

Toys R Us 2015 Black Friday deals

In 2015, the Toys R Us Black Friday ad was a thick, 28-pager chock-full of toys and savings to excite kids and parents alike. Most doorbuster deals started at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and lasted to midnight, while others continued through Saturday. Friday morning doorbusters started at 7 a.m.

From a selection of more than 200 doorbuster deals, parents could find discounts on apparel, electronics, action figures, games, bikes, DVDs, play sets and more. Highlights of the Toys R Us Black Friday sale included:

  • 40-50% off Fisher-Price toys.
  • 50% off Thomas the Train and Friends merchandise.
  • Buy one, get one 60% off Lego Dimensions figures, vehicles and accessories.
  • $799.99 for the Big Backyard swing set, including a slide, two swings, a glider, a rock-climbing wall and a clubhouse (regularly $1,599.99).
  • 60% off Disney Treasury books and 50% off Disney Read and Play gift sets.

The Toys R Us sale offered some deals on Babies R Us merchandise, including essentials such as diapers and laundry detergent. A sampling: a $10 gift card with value boxes of Huggies diapers and baby wipes; buy one, get one 75% off Tommee Tippee toddler-feeding items; and $69.99 for Baby Einstein activity jumpers (regularly $99.99).

If you like shopping at Toys R Us, you’ll definitely want to check out the Black Friday deals at these similar stores: Babies R Us, Target and Wal-Mart.

Check out our full list of 2016 ad leaks for up-to-date deal news from a wide range of retailers.

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Toys R Us Black Friday 2016 ad: Huge sales on video games, toys, accessories and more

In all of the Black Friday excitement last week, we appear to have missed one of the big leaks: Toys R Us. While you won’t find quite as many tech deals in the leaked Toys R Us Black Friday 2016 ad as you will in the Best Buy, Target or Walmart ads, there are still plenty of worthwhile gaming deals to check out.

MORE DEALS: Amazon kicks off Black Friday 2016 sales early

According to the 28-page spread, Toys R Us stores will open at 5PM on Thanksgiving Day, at which point the Thursday doorbuster deals will be available until midnight. The rest of the Black Friday deals will be available all day Friday and Saturday until the stores closes on Saturday night, but you’ll also be able to take advantage of the deals online beginning at 9PM on Wednesday.

Now here are some of the Black Friday highlights from Toys R Us:

Video games ($10 off)

  • Lego Marvel Avengers
  • Rocket League
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition
  • Street Fighter V
  • NHL 17

Video games ($20 off)

  • Super Mario Maker
  • Mafia III
  • Fallout 4
  • Titanfall 2
  • Dark Souls III

Video games ($25 off)

  • Guitar Hero Live
  • Gears of War 4
  • The Division
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Skyrim: Special Edition

Video game consoles

Video game accessories:

Buy 1, Get 1 for $1 DVDs and Blu-rays:

  • Captain America: Civil War
  • X-Men: Apocalypse
  • The Jungle Book
  • Ghostbusters
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  • Zootopia
  • TMNT: Out of the Shadows
  • Kung-Fu Panda 3
  • The Angry Birds Movie
  • Lego Marvel Avengers
  • Rocket League
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition
  • Street Fighter V
  • NHL 17
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Mafia III
  • Fallout 4
  • Titanfall 2
  • Dark Souls III
  • Guitar Hero Live
  • Gears of War 4
  • The Division
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Skyrim: Special Edition


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The Toys “R” Us Black Friday circular is always one of the most anticipated ads of the season, but it rarely lives up to the hype. While 2015’s deals were surprisingly good when compared to 2014 prices, we were not overly impressed with this year’s haul.

There are a lot of repeat deals, but the prices on these are either at a standstill or slightly higher than they were last year. Another disappointing change from 2015? The death of the tiered time doorbuster. Last year, Toys “R” Us had two rounds of doorbuster deals, one at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and one at 7 a.m. on Black Friday. Sadly for Black Friday purists, 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving is the only time you’ll be able to score this year’s in-store doorbuster deals.

If you’re a Rewards”R”Us Member you don’t have to wait until the sale start times to get your hands on more than 100 early Black Friday deals, and “R”Us Credit cardholders get 15 percent off their first purchase in store or online, an additional 10 percent off in-store purchases made on Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the holiday season. You can also get free shipping on every online purchase of $19, and a $10 gift card to use in December when you spend $75 or more on in-store purchases.

What are the in-store only doorbusters available at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving?

While the online sale starts at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, there are a fair amount of doorbuster deals that are available in-store only, starting at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

10 more notable deals from Toys “R” Us:

16GB iPod Touch 6th Generation — $149.99 (was $199.99)

This deal impressed us last year, and it’s back again! If your kid’s been begging for a smartphone, placate them slightly with an iPod touch instead. They’ll be able to text via WiFi using iMessages, make FaceTime calls, and keep up with all the latest music and apps without you having to make a monthly payment on a phone plan.

Imaginarium 55-Pc Train Set with Table — $59.99 (was $109.99)

This was just $39.99 last year, so it’s not exactly a great returning deal. However, this item IS available online, so if you want to buy your kid a train set but don’t want to wait in line on Thanksgiving Day to score the Imaginarium All-in-One Wooden Train Table for $79.99, snatch this up from the comfort of your couch instead.

Polaroid 7″ Quad Core Tablet — $29.99 (was $59.99)

Not the best tablet on the market, to be sure. But $29.99 is a nice price for something that can keep your kids occupied and blissfully quiet on long cross-country trips or after a long day of opening presents.

Disney Petite Princess 6″ Toddler Dolls — $4.99 (was $11.99)

These dolls are $0.01 cheaper than they were last year, and they’re just as cute as ever. Get your Disney princess-loving kid the whole collection for less than you’d pay to take the whole family to a movie.

Select Board Games — $5, $7. $10

Sure, VR and futuristic toys like tablets, drones and robot dogs come in at the top of every kid’s wish list this year. But you can’t beat the classics for a night of family fun. Buy all your favorites at around half off this Black Friday, and designate a night every week for an unplugged family game night.

Yamaha ATV 6-volt Quad Ride-On — $39.99 (was $89.99)

22 years later, I still remember the intense jealousy I felt when my pre-school best friend got one of these for Christmas. At the time, my parents told me it was “too expensive,” and while that might have been true back in 1994, this $39.99 Black Friday price tag will surely help a new generation of kids feel like they rule the block.

Skywalker 15″ Trampoline with enclosure — $199.99 (was $399.99)

We have NEVER posted a 15″ trampoline on our site for less than $200, and this deal is very new. It wasn’t in the circular last year, and we can’t be sure it will return again in 2017. If you’ve been looking for a large trampoline with an attached safety net, this is a great bet. And yes, it’s available online starting Wednesday 11/23!

Star Wars BB8 Droid — $99.99 (was $149.99)

Star Wars mania isn’t going anywhere, even if the next film starring BB8 won’t be out for another year.

Select VR Headsets — $9.99 (was $19.99)

You can hop on the VR train without shelling out $300 for a whole system. Toys “R” Us is selling select VR headsets, which fit most iOS and Android devices, for $9.99 each on Black Friday.

Playskool Sesame Street Play All Day Elmo — $19.99 (was $59.99)

It wouldn’t be Black Friday without a deal on an Elmo doll, would it? Ever since the infamous Tickle-Me-Elmo stampedes of 1996, Hasbro has been cranking out a new interactive Elmo toy every year in the hopes of recreating the madness. While it’s been a few years since an electronic giggle from Elmo could cause an all-out riot in the mall, if you’re concerned for your safety, buy this toy online on Wednesday, 11/23 and save yourself a trip to the store.

Will you be shopping at Toys “R” Us on Black Friday? Let us know in the comments!

Cover photo via Flickr user Mike Mozart

Toys ‘R’ Us to open Thanksgiving Day for third year in a row

Localized maps: Throughout the holiday season and beyond, the company will offer digital and physical store-specific maps to help customers quickly locate those items at the top of kids’ wish lists. By visiting, texting ‘GUIDE’ to 78697, or scanning a QR code found on store signage, gift-givers can search for products by name and identify the in-aisle location.
Rapid checkout: Toys “R” Us stores will have all registers open, as well as an Express Lane for gift-givers purchasing four items or less, providing shoppers with a streamlined, expedited experience from entrance to exit.
Online shopping made simple: Those who shop from home or on-the-go will receive the same assistance they expect from Toys “R” Us with live chat availability, including real-time gift guidance and answers to product questions on all season long.
Convenience: Toys “R” Us is once again providing Free Layaway, waiving the usual $5 service fee. Plus the retailer will offer its Price Match Guarantee, Free Store Pickup and a new $19 free shipping minimum for online purchases.

Toys ‘R’ Us to Open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Toys “R” Us will open its stores at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving this year, the same time as last year and a sign the toy retailer is showing some restraint when it comes to the so-called “Black Friday creep.”

“We had incredibly positive feedback with customers who shopped with us on Thanksgiving last year,” Chief Merchandising Officer Richard Barry told Fortune.

The toy retailer, which generated $12.5 billion in sales for the latest fiscal year, and many other big-box retailers have been progressively opening their stores earlier and earlier each year for the critical Black Friday weekend. Many are now open on Thanksgiving itself, angling to get an important slice of consumer spending in a bid to better compete with online rivals that can generate sales at any time of the day. Several years ago, when brick-and-mortar retailers realized they were losing out on precious sales as consumers took to their computers to shop after their Thanksgiving feasts, they began to respond by opening their stores on the actual holiday.

Mayc’s and Kohl’s are among the retailers that have already announced earlier hours for the upcoming holiday season. And for years, Toys “R” Us has been a willing participate in this “Black Friday creep” game. It first inched into Thanksgiving Thursday in 2009 and pushed store opening times earlier in every subsequent year through 2013.

But Toys “R” Us says 5 p.m. is the right time to open its doors.

“We saw that people really enjoyed the early opening, and frankly we saw the sales on Black Friday itself being very strong,” Barry said. “There wasn’t as much pressure on that 10 p.m. or midnight time. It was more spread out and people had a more civilized shopping experience.”

Toys “R” Us on Thursday also unveiled a few other initiatives to make the shopping experience smoother during the busy holiday season. The company is placing employees, known as a “Guru for Play Stuff,” at the front of the store to help assist navigation. New express lanes will help speed up the checkout process for those buying two items or less, while employees will also have the ability to scan items in a jam-packed cart and provide a bar code that can be scanned to get them out the door quickly.

Barry said it was important to serve both customers, those with the overflowing carts and those with just a few items in their arms.

Toys “R” Us must perform well during the holiday season, as it generates roughly 40% of its annual sales during the final quarter of the year, which runs from November through January. The toy retailer battles big-box rivals like Wal-Mart Stores and Target, as well as online retailers like, for a slice of consumer spending in the $22 billion domestic toy business.

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The upcoming opening of two Toys R Us stores — one in New Jersey and the other in Houston — will mark the resurrection from bankruptcy of what was once the largest and most popular toy retailer in the United States in its heyday.

Tru Kids Brands, which owns Toys R Us and rescued it from bankruptcy when it went into Chapter 11 on Sept. 18, 2017, said the first new stores will be small-format but permanent. The stores are located at the Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, New Jersey while the second is rising at The Galleria in Houston owned by the Simon Property Group. The New Jersey store will open Saturday — just in time for the Thanksgiving weekend — while the Houston Toys R Us store will open in early December.

Toys R Us in Paramus has an area of 6,000 square feet. It will be staffed with roughly a dozen employees trained to test toys with kids and their parents. These “toy pros” will also help shoppers order items online which they don’t see in the store.

These first two stores mark the return of the popular Toys R Us brand to bricks-and-mortar retail after a painful bankruptcy that saw it close its entire chain of stores.

“We wanted to make sure that everywhere you turned in the store there was interactivity,” said Richard Barry, president and CEO of Tru Kids. “We have an amazing number of digital experiences throughout the store, but we also have good old analog (experiences). … Take the products out of the boxes and kids will be able to get their hands on them.”

Tru Kids is re-opening its new stories with b8ta, a retail-as-a-service company based in California with a chain of retail stores that serve as presentation centers for consumer electronics and other innovative products.

Tru Kids Brands has promised to again open Toys R Us stores throughout the United States. It will open 10 more Toys R Us stores in 2020, which will include its huge New York flagship. Barry said the standard new Toys R Us stores will have a floor area of more than 10,000 square feet per store.

“We believe that Toys R Us was renowned, and customers really saw us as the experts in the space,” said Barry. “And we want to make sure we deliver on that, but in a very different way than we were before, because this is a … high-touch, experiential store.”

Consumers leave a Toys “R” Us store with full shopping carts after shopping on the day dubbed “Black Friday” in Framingham, Massachusetts, Nov. 25, 2011. Photo: Adam Hunger/REUTERS

Toys R Us went bankrupt due to $5 billion in debt, the bitter fruit of a 2015 leveraged buyout. Private equity firms Bain Capital and KKR and real estate investor Vornado Realty Trust took over Toys R Us and loaded it with debt it was unable to pay.

Groaning under this massive debt and interest payment load, Toys R Us shut its stores in the U.S. and the U.K. in March 2018. Former Toys R Us executives and creditors re-opened the company under the name “Tru Kids Brands.” Tru Kids Brands will be the parent company of the future new Toys R Us.

Barry, who was the former chief merchandising officer of Toys R Us, said several former Toys R Us executives have been running Tru Kids since January 2019.

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Black Friday is only a few weeks away. Here’s what we know so far about some of the bigger retailers’ holiday-shopping plans.

You can flip through their ad preview here. Target launched discounts for November 10 only, in stores and at online, with deals like 25% Apple TVs, 60% off Beats headphones plus deals on shoes and bedding. There will be another round of deals on November 19 called “10 days of deals,” with new sales rolled out every day between the 19th and November 28. And on Saturday, November 26, only, you can get savings of $50 off every $100 purchase on holiday decorations. The official Black Friday sales will start the day before Thanksgiving — Wednesday, November 23. They’ll be available online and in stores, but you’ll have to download Cartwheel — Target’s app — to get the deals in stores. Target stores will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and stay open until Black Friday night, closing between 10 p.m. and midnight (check your location for hours).

  • Target’s toy book

There are daily deals going on, including a tankless water heater, a tiny desktop and bundles of Purell. Amazon’s Black Friday shop will be open through Dec. 22. Here’s Amazon’s 2016 Electronics Gift Guide, and here is their toy guide. Amazon announced updates to its mobile apps to allow for easier shopping. You can take a picture with your phone’s camera to do a search for an item inside the Amazon app, which allows you easier price comparison when you’re out physically shopping. It has been expanded to include more items.

Kohl’s launched a 64-page Black Friday ad, ones of the largest of the holiday shopping season. It again has a large selection of doorbusters, including on Fitbits, 50% off select toys, 4K Ultra HDTV, Playstation, Xbox, minidrones, jewelry, household appliances, toys, clothing and electronics. Several towns nationwide have reported Kohl’s filing for extended hours on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, which hints at their plans. The team predicts Kohl’s will start in-store sales at 6 p.m on Thanksgiving. Online sales are expected to start Monday, Nov. 23

Macy’s will open at 5 p.m. on Nov. 24, an hour earlier than its stores opened last year, reported.

  • Macy’s toy book

Outdoor retailer REI closed on Black Friday last year, urging customers to #OptOutside. This year, it’s staying closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday for the second straight year. Online shoppers can add to their carts, but no orders will be processed. CEO Jerry Stritzke told The Associated Press that last year’s #OptOutside campaign saw more than 20,000 social media posts from REI’s 12,000 employees. Many had their first Black Friday off in more than 20 years, he said.

Toys R Us announced it will be open around the clock for Black Friday shopping. The toy stores will be open for 30 straight hours, allowing shoppers to take advantage of deals hours after their Thanksgiving Day meals. The stores will unlock their doors at 5 p.m. Nov. 24 and will close at 11 p.m. Nov. 25.

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Walmart’s Black Friday ad features 32 pages of deals, including electronics, video games, toys and housewares. If you have the Walmart app, you can get select Black Friday deals now. They’re ordered through the app and shipped to home. The main sale starts in-store and online at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day withplenty of time-sensitive offers and doorbusters. But the majority of the Black Friday ad items will be available online or with the Walmart app at 12:01 on Thanksgiving morning. The retail giant is renewing its practice of giving out wristbands to guarantee certain doorbuster items to certain customers who are in line, and interactive store maps are returning. (Store associates serving customers will be served dinner and receive a 25% discount on goods on Thanksgiving. Stores will be open all day.)

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Get ready for discounts on televisions, including 4K Ultra HDTVs, tablets, phones, laptops and game console bundles this year. A preview of Best Buy’s Black Friday ad posted by features deals and doorbusters including a 40″ HDTV for $149.99, iPad and Amazon Fire discounts and more. Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and the online sale usually goes live early on Thanksgiving morning.

Cabela’s in Hamburg will open Friday, November 25, at 5 a.m. The first 500 people in line who are 18 years of age and older will be eligible for giveaways. They’ll receive a mystery envelope with information about the gift. The envelopes will be randomly distributed, and the giveaways include outdoor products, firearms and Cabela’s cash cards. (Firearm winners will be required to complete and pass a standard federal background check to take ownership of the firearm, Cabela’s said in a news release.) Cabela’s giveaways will be worth more than $800,000 across the company’s participating U.S. retail locations. Cabela’s will be closed on Thanksgiving, but one-day online sale will be available. Stores will close at 10 p.m. on Black Friday.

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When Bon-Tons open their doors at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the first 200 people at each store will get a free gift card valued between $5 and $500. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, has announcred its Biggest Ever After Thanksgiving Sale, which features more than 700 doorbusters, special coupons and deals.n-store doorbuster prices will be valid through Black Friday, November 25, at 3 p.m., and online doorbusters will be available starting at 6 a.m. on Monday, November 21, with free shipping through November 28 (promo code: FREESHIP). All doorbusters are available while supplies last.Online Black Friday “previews” will begin Monday, November, at 6 a.m. Ten items will be unveiled each day. Bon-Ton’s corporate headquarters are in York and Milwaukee. The chain operates 267 stores in 26 states.

Sears offers 48 pages of deep discounts and doorbusters on clothing, appliances, tools, electronics and toys. There’s also a coupon for 30% off doorbuster clothing for purchases of $50 or more, and holiday decor is 50% off. Stores will be open on Thanksgiving from 6 p.m. to midnight, and on Black Friday at 5 a.m.

Kmart will open on Thanksgiving at 6 a.m. with doorbusters until Black Friday at 10 p.m. “Go Elfin’ Wild,” they say. There are deals on Samsung HDTVs, bikes, toys, apparel, fine jewelry and appliances, plus 50% of holiday decor. There’s an additional 50% off clearance. You can check out the ad here.

JCPenney’s ad offers 72 pages of deals. Stores will open at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving with “spotlight deals” (doorbusters) that will be available until 5 p.m. on Black Friday, including 40% off major brand-name appliances, 60% off holiday decorations, 30% off fine jewelry, deals on small appliances, such as a $30 convection oven and $49 pressure cooker, select diamond rings and earrings for $99 and $19.99 select boots and 50%-60% off women’s boots. There’s also a coupon giveaway on Thanksgiving, including some $500 off $500 coupons. Here’s a look at their ad.

Office Depot/Office Max offers 8 pages of deals on computers, desks and more. They’re offering free in-store pickup and free delivery on orders of $35 or more. Doors will open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday, but you can get online deals starting Thursday. Here’s a look at the ad.

The 12-page Sam’s Club Black Friday 2016 Ad includes deals on iPhones, TVs, jewelry and clothing, plus two pages of online-only exclusives. Deals include a VIZIO SmartCast 50″ Class Home Theater Display, Nutri Ninja Pro Single Serve Blender, Uncharted 4 Playstation 4 Bundle and XBox One 1 S Battlefield 1 Bundle or Xbox One S Minecraft Bundle with Bonus Controller. They’ll also have a special sale on Nov. 12 for one day only. Sam’s Club will be closed on Thanksgiving, opening at 7 a.m. on Black Friday, November 25. But you can shop early online on Thanksgiving Day, and prices are valid through Sunday, Nov. 27. There will be free shipping on online offers. Here’s the ad.

Here’s a rundown of the retailers who have released their Black Friday ads, toybooks and holiday catalogs:

  • Family Dollar
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Dollar General
  • Kmart’
  • Lego
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Big Lots
  • Dollar Tree
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Sam’s Club
  • Walmart

Toys R Us 2016 Black Friday ad released

Toys R Us may not generate quite the excitement of Best Buy or Walmart when it comes to Black Friday, because of its lack of big screen TV’s.

But if you are a parent of young children, this is the ad you really want to see for discounts on those items Santa will be delivering.

If you are a kid yourself, this is as good as the old Sears Wish Book from the 1980’s, that children used to use to make their list for Santa.

What to Expect at Toys R Us

Toys R US will open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving, the same time as Walmart and Target, which means if you want doorbusters at all those stores you will need to send family members out to different stores.

The toy giant plans a number off 40% doorbuster deals in the first hour, so if you have your heart set on any of those you will want to get there early.

It will also have discounts on Minecraft Lego sets, which are sure to be gone quickly.

And it has one of the lowest prices ever on a Step2 kitchen set (see below for link).

The website has analyzed the 28 page ad and lists some of the best toy deals for 2016:

You can check the highlights of all the big Black Friday ads by downloading the free BFAds app to your smartphone.

As always, don’t waste your money.

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