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Retailers offering big deals online for Black Friday

Retailers offering big deals online...

SPOKANE, Wash. - You won't have to worry about the snowy weather this week, but if you're shopping, you may have to fight the crowds.

Millions of Americans will participate in Black Friday shopping, but many don't want to leave the comfort of their home. This year, retailers are happy to accommodate those people.

Most major retail chains are offering in store deals for the same price online this weekend.

"we look at the holiday weekend we know customers are going to be doing their research and they are going to be showing up in every channel in store, online, on mobile and we know sales are going to reflect that," said Cristina Ceresoli with the National Retail Federation.

And if you want to be the first to get the deals, have your computer ready Wednesday night. When the clock hits 12:01 a.m. Thursday, you can start shopping at Walmart, Kohl's and Office Depot.

Other stores like Target and Best Buy say their deals will go live on Thanksgiving morning, but haven't specified a time.

Those stores want to keep you checking in to get the best deals, like Best Buy's promise of an iPad for just $249. $80 off from its original price.

Online at Target, you can get an Apple Watch Series 1 for $179. That's down from around $250.

Amazon is also offering door busters on Black Friday. The site just released its latest version of the Amazon Echo a few weeks ago, but it's already going on sale on Friday. You can get it for $79, down from $99.

Microsoft's online store also knows laptops are a popular item for Black Friday shoppers. One of their best deals includes an HP touch screen laptop for $299. That's a savings of $200 on that computer.

A reminder for shoppers this year, experts say you should be looking for savings of about 30% before you make any purchases this year.

And if you're not sure if you're getting the best deal possible this weekend, check out these apps, which will compare sales for you, allowing you to shop with confidence.


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