Black Friday is no longer

Black Friday is no longer the exclusive battleground for department stores, clothing stores and electronics stores. Some unexpected players - hit hard by the recession - which involved this year to try to counteract the effects of the recession.

We watch out for tips, news and deals for Black Friday.

QVC, shopping network, is jumping on this year, starting Thanksgiving night, with host Dave James planned to stay awake for 28 hour telethon-like coverage. In the past, QVC has been treated as the Black Friday shopping the other day, but this time plan a televised marathon and will offer three "special value" items to customers, rather than the normal per day.

Auto dealers also have spent most of Black Friday. Not this year. "Not only is Black Friday is the best day of the month to buy a car," said, which tracks the actual cost of the car. "But it is the best day YEARS to buy a new car." It said the discount from the dealer and manufacturer incentives of defeat will offer some savings, averaging about 7.5%. Mitsubishi Raider said the price cut package led by the expected 27% discount from MSRP.

Update at 9:25 ET: is up to 50 items that will be available - with that "while supplies last" warning! - 40% off on Black Friday sites. Among them:

- Philips Noise Canceling Headphones - less than $ 20
- Sanyo 8-MP digital camera - less than $ 60
- Garmin Nuvi 205 GPS - less than $ 100
- Nintendo Wii Console w / Wii Sports Resort Value Bundle - less than $ 300
- RCA 42 "LCD HDTV (42" diagonal viewing area) - less than $ 600

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, said its stores (but not will match any local competitor's price printed advertisements for the same product.

Deal News has a great tip good deal: Find out which stores allow price matching. Deal News reports, for example, that Best Buy does not offer an appropriate price, but Home Depot does not Cnet points to five transactions "You can not miss" - like how to get free MiFi 2200 Novatel Wireless.

Bing, a scrappy search sites, offering cash back deals

Oh, and if you stay home on Friday and shop online, no, do not forget to check with the current coupon codes for discounts.

Also, (the other is called "Black Friday official site"!) Offers an impressive roundup of Black Friday ads
Also provides a useful FAQ for Black Friday through offering a flood.

Here's another: 's report is a Dell Inspiron nearly half of the day Friday.

PCMag's Tech Saver also provides a good cheap menu.

CNET's Gadget Craze noted that Best Buy is jumping the gun by offering Black Friday immediately. But the blog warned that it does not mean the best deals

Unfortunately, the selection of Best Buy products that will be offered at a discount price is not too deep. ... However, an interesting strategy at the Best Buy. As a company that has no direct competitor in the space technology of the box, it was in the envious position. But the price may be reduced in response to a transaction that is expected from online sites, like, who consistently beat the Best Buy in the price. Either way, Best Buy did not say why he had decided to lower the price at the beginning.

Labor's Ministry of Health and Safety Administration offers safety tips for the crowd full of retailers.

Among their suggestions, we found that this offers an interesting insight in the Black Friday phenomenon, for better or worse:
• Ensure that all employees and crowd control personnel will be aware that the door is open.
• Use the public address system or bullhorns to manage the crowd entering and to convey information or problems.
• Position security or crowd manager on the side entrance (or exit) the public, not in the middle of their street.
• Keep first aid kits and automated external defibrillator is available and has personnel trained in using CPR and AEDs onsite.

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