Mississauga, ON – November 12, 2020 – The most anticipated shopping days of the year are almost here. While Black Friday will be different this year, Walmart Canada is committed to delivering a revamped series of online and in-store events, more than a thousand items at low prices, all while ensuring a convenient and safe customer shopping experience.
Reinvented Black Friday
This year, Black Friday deals will be spread out over a series of events to bring customers Walmart’s best prices of the season in a safe and responsible way. Each savings event will begin online at Walmart.ca and continue in Walmart’s more than 400 stores from coast-to-coast. Customers will find Walmart exclusives, online deals, and new this year, contactless tap payment at the checkout and the option to pick up online Black Friday purchases through Walmart’s contactless, free pickup at store. Additionally, customers can download the mobile app to stay up to date about deals, special offers and more.
Black Friday Events:
1. Gaming console releases
· Releasing Microsoft Xbox Series X (Nov. 10) and Sony PS5 (Nov. 12) exclusively online at Walmart.ca
2. Black Friday Early Deals:
· Thursday, Nov. 19, in-store and online
3. Toy and Video Game Event
· Wednesday, Nov. 25 from 9 p.m. EST on Walmart.ca
· The event will continue in-store at 7 a.m. local time on Nov. 26.
4. Black Friday 2020 Main Event:
· Thursday, Nov. 26 from 9 p.m. EST on Walmart.ca
· Doors open Friday, Nov. 27 at 6 a.m. local time.
5. Cyber Monday 2020 Event:
· Additional online exclusive deals for Cyber Monday event, effective Monday, Nov. 30.
“Despite these challenging times, customers trust Walmart to deliver an amazing Black Friday and this year is no exception,” said Kieran Shanahan, Walmart Canada’s Chief Merchandising Officer. “We take great pride in being Canadians' #1 choice to save money on holiday shopping. We have pulled out all the stops to ensure we are well-stocked in-store and online and customers can shop safely for this year’s hottest items at the hottest prices.”
“Since the pandemic began, our customers have been shopping differently, purchasing more items for spending more time at home,” added Shanahan. “We expect this to continue, which is why we have increased our inventory in electronics, from TVs to video games, small appliances for cooking at home, and toys and games for endless hours of family fun.”