It’s only the beginning of October and many of the retailers are thinking of Black Friday and how to maximize profits for Q4. This year experts predict that holiday shopping will increase by a sizable 6%. Those earning $100,000 to $149,999 are expected to jack up their holiday spending by 15 percent, to $1,609 per person.
The first major retailer just announced their Black Friday Ads
The Harbor Freight Tools Black Friday ad is at it again and is the first major retailer to announce some of the savings. The hardware retailer was also the first to leak in previous years – 2016 and 2014. Half Price Books beat them to the punch in 2015.
The 2017 ad promotes a 3-day sale that’ll offer up to 88% off a variety of tools, hardware, and automotive items. Harbor Freight will be closed on Thursday with the the sale going from Black Friday (November 24th) to Sunday November 26, 2017.
The store hours are extended from 7 am to 9 pm local time on Friday and 8 am to 9 pm on Saturday. Sunday hours remained unchanged.