The holiday shopping season will continue on Christmas Day online and the day after Christmas in stores, with some retailers already announcing their special post-Christmas deals.
Shoppers heading out on Saturday, December 26, 2009, will likely find Christmas wrapping paper and decorations at discount prices everywhere. Some stores, however, are offering discounts on much more.
Walmart announced they will offer electronics and toys at heavier discounts than they did before the holidays, according to the Wall Street Journal.Â Some of the sale items at Walmart include an eMachine 250-gigabyte netbook for $228, and extensions of previously announced holiday deals, such as Blu-ray movies for under $20.
The retailer wants to provide “additional savings for items that customers will be looking for after Christmas,” according to Walmart representative Melissa O’Brien.
Toys â€˜Râ€™ Us will feature a “buy one, get one half off” game sale on all console and some Nintendo DS software starting Saturday through January 2, 2010, according to GameDaily.com. The sale includes Xbox 360, Wii, PS3, and PS2 titles, along with Nintendo DS games that are $20 or less.
Best Buy will have computer deals offered online starting on Christmas Day (Friday) and in stores on Saturday.Â These deals include a Lenovo netbook for $197 and computer specials through January 2, 2010, for “for those with gift cards in hand,â€ the Wall Street Journal reported.
“Gift cards have been popular for Best Buy this season, and we thought it made sense to reference their use for these deals come Christmas Day and after,” a Best Buy press release stated.
Radio Shack will have free shipping on thousands of products online on Christmas Day, and sales include mobile-navigation devices and cameras.Â The storeâ€™s 48-hour after-Christmas sale will include free phones with a two-year agreement, phone accessories, and music.
Target will reportedly offer deals on laptops and other electronics.
J.C. Penney will open some of their stores at 5 a.m. on Saturday, with an after-Christmas wake-up call that customers can sign up for on their mobile phones.Â Their deals include more than 100 doorbuster items.Â Store hours are also being extended on Sunday, with stores opening at 9 a.m. and closing at 7 p.m.Â To sign up for the wake-up call and to view the ads online, click here.