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Will Walmart Be Open on Black Friday? What You Need to Know About 2020 Plans

Walmart’s Black Friday deals are some of the most anticipated savings of the season.

This year, though, the brand announced it will not be opening early on Thanksgiving Day as it has in the past; the decision to remain closed is the retailer’s way of showing its appreciation for its employees in this difficult year.

Why Walmart Is Closed on Thanksgiving Day

“We know this has been a trying year, and our associates have stepped up. We hope they will enjoy a special Thanksgiving Day at home with their loved ones,” Walmart U.S. president and CEO John Furner said in a release. “We are certainly thankful to our people for all of their efforts.”

Will Walmart Be Open on Black Friday?

Walmart will operate regular hours on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and will reveal store hours for Black Friday, Nov. 27, at a later date. Though it will not open Thursday evening like previous years, Walmart is still set to offer a selection of unbeatable Black Friday deals on apparel, electronics and more. Last year, Black Friday sales kicked off at 6 p.m. and included savings on Ugg boots, Roku televisions, Apple AirPods and more must-have products.

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To get in the shopping mood ahead of the holiday, read on to find a few of FN’s top on-sale picks that you can shop now from Walmart, all available at Walmart.com.

XtremepowerUS Massage Gun

Massage guns serve as an easy solution to muscle soreness and joint paint. You can target tense areas with just the press of a button and, with this option, find relief while also taking over $100 off its original price at Walmart. This set comes complete with interchangeable head attachments, a carrying case and more.

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Circus by Sam Edelman Canyon Sandal

Thong-toe sandals have taken over the celebrity style world and quickly become one of the season’s biggest trends. Get in on all the action with this sleek pair from Sam Edelman’s subsidiary brand —  plus their subtle stacked heel adds a boost of height to flatter the form.

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Alpine Swiss Yukon Slippers

This year, everyone is turning to comfort from their apparel to their footwear. For men, this loafer-style shoe combines indoor and outdoor styles to take you on the go with ease. The soft shearling faux fur wraps the foot in warmth with a durable outsole creates a sturdy, stable base.

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Costway Folding Treadmill

It will be hard to find more bang for your buck than this treadmill. On sale for $240 off at Walmart, you’ll save big as you get ready for the best in at-home workouts. It features a multi-function display, a low noise motor, a folding design for convenient storage and safe handrails and emergy stop functions.

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Sofia Jeans by Sofia Vergara Skinny Jeans

Coming from Sofia Vergara’s own line of Walmart apparel, these light-wash jeans are the staple pair every closet is craving. Their flattering shape, contoured waist  design and skinny silhouette can be dressed up or dressed down for any occasion.

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Timberland Flume Waterproof Boots

The great outdoors are calling and Timberland is here to answer. These men’s waterproof boots are meant to be put to the test through hikes, worksites and more. Leather uppers come with a seam-sealed construction and a padded collar and tongue for added comfort. Plus, the outsole design ensures slip-resistance on both wet and dry surfaces.

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FitBit Versa SmartWatch

Track your fitness and stay on top of the time all at once thanks to FitBit. This smartwatch gives you a clear display to monitor steps, heart rate and calories. With an over four-day battery life, you can tap into on-screen workouts and more with the connected smartphone app as well.

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Kendall + Kylie Daren Sneakers

Save almost 75% off these sneakers from Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s eponymous brand. Their fun, hot pink colorway stays in line with summer’s biggest trends as mesh overlays allow for breathability and a cushioned footbed provides everyday comfort.

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