Sam's Club Puts the Cheer into Black Friday Savings

             Sam's Club Puts the Cheer into Black Friday Savings

Members-only event starts at 7 a.m. with free breakfast, Starbucks coffee;
free shipping on for select Black Friday items launching
Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 10 p.m. CST

PR Newswire

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 8, 2012

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Shoppers on the hunt for a
more cheerful Black Friday savings experience should look no further than
Sam's Club, who today announced extraordinary savings atop complimentary
breakfast to all Sam's Club members on Nov. 23. When the doors open at 7 a.m.,
holiday cheer starts at Sam's Club with members-only savings on exclusive
one-day only items and top brands, plus free Starbucks Holiday Blend Coffee
and Artisan Fresh pastries, baked fresh at Sam's Club.+

Making Black Friday Cheery

According to a recent Sam's Club 2012 Study on Holiday Cheer one in ten
shoppers believe early morning shopping is in need of more holiday cheer. The
study found that to make the annual Black Friday shopping trip cheerier, 36
percent of American consumers who shop on Black Friday want to receive free
stuff, 24 percent want smaller crowds, 20 percent would like shorter lines, 12
percent want baked pastries and eight percent want free coffee.

"Our members pay a fee to shop in our clubs, so they expect a sensible,
hassle-free holiday shopping experience alongside an exciting assortment of
gifts at great prices; at Sam's Club, they'll find free breakfast, hot coffee
and award-winning member service," said Todd Harbaugh, Executive Vice
President of Operations at Sam's Club. "The Black Friday shopping experience
is our annual 'thank you' to members, providing access to extraordinary
prices, quality brands our members trust like Samsung, Dyson, and Vizio, and
the assortment of gifts to bring cheer to all of our members' family and

Cheer Is: Making a List and Checking it Twice

The Study on Holiday Cheer also states that 59 percent of men dread holiday
shopping, while 55 percent of women dream of shopping for gifts all year.
Including exciting savings on smartphones, jewelry and electronics, Sam's Club
delivers the perfect gifts for him, her and them to the Black Friday
assortment including:*

Tech, Wireless and Entertainment

  oHP Pavilion 14" "Sleekbook" Notebook PC 6 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive with
    HD LED display, Intel® Core™ i5 processor and with Windows 8 OS $399
  oSamsung® Galaxy S™ III, Android™ 4.0 0S, 1.5GHz dual-core processor. $.96
  o65" Vizio LED 1080p 120Hz Smart HDTV $998** (savings of 30 percent)
  oLG® 2D Blu-ray™ Disc Player $38 (savings of almost 50 percent)
  o47" LG LED 1080p 120Hz 3D HDTV w/ Soundbar $779
  oiTunes $100 Gift Card Multipack (4/$25) $79.88(savings of over 20
  oNew Release Blu-ray movies including "Brave," "Madagascar 3" and "The
    Lorax" $9.98

Gifts that Sparkle

  o0.95 CT. T.W. Diamond Stud Plus Earrings in 14K White Gold (H-I, I1) $499
  o0.96 CT. T.W. 3-Stone Diamond Ring in 14K White Gold (I, I1) $899
  oInvicta Watch – in silver or gold $69.98

Gifts for Kids and Family Fun

  oStep 2 Up & Down Toddler Roller Coaster $67
  oSony PS3 250GB Bundle with extra controller $249

Fabulous Finds for the Home

  oDyson DC33 Multi Floor Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner$249
  oWolfgang Puck 6-Piece Cutlery Set $19.98
  oWolfgang Puck Wine Opener or Salt & Pepper Sets $9.98 ea.

Can't Wait? Cybernate with Free Shipping on Select Black Friday Items

Members eager to beat or avoid Black Friday traffic can "cybernate" and shop
online for memorable gifts for 48 hours beginning at 10 p.m. CST on Wednesday,
Nov. 21 at and on the Sam's Club mobile and iPad apps. Members
will enjoy free shipping to most states on electronics, toys, jewelry and
several unique items, including the following online-only offers:*

Tech & Digital, only

  o55" Sanyo LCD 120 HZ 1080p TV $648
  o42" VIZIO VIA LCD 1080p HDTV w/ Wi-Fi $378

The Live Better Experience, only

  oNASCAR & Indy Racing Experience Drive Packages $199.98
  o44,000 BTU Hammer Tone Bronze Patio Heater$89.98
  oSerta® Tivoli Firm Mattress Set – Queen $398

For the Kid in All of Us, only

  oSaratoga Cedar Swing Set $749
  o12V 2-Seater Hummer H2 Ride-On Vehicle (Black or Pink) $199.98
  oCorvette Bed & Light (Toddler to Twin) $199.98

Sam's Club Kicks off Cyberweek Nov. 24 – Dec. 2

Members who choose to snooze through Black Friday can take advantage of
exciting Cyberweek merchandise, including free shipping on select items, Nov.
24 through Dec. 2 at and Sam's Club mobile and iPad apps.

Cheer is: Exclusive Services during the Busiest Time of the Year

In an effort to better serve members on the busiest shopping day of the year,
Sam's Club is offering a number of time-saving, convenient services and
holiday inspiration to help shoppers as they search for the perfect gifts and
prepare to spend time with family and friends.

Membership/Upgrade Incentive: Shoppers who join Sam's Club during the Black
Friday Savings Event, starting Nov. 23 and continuing through Nov. 25, will
receive a gift card valued up to $40 to use immediately or to stuff a stocking
for the holidays. Current members who upgrade to Plus membership will receive
a $25 gift card. Gift of membership is available, offering family, friends,
college students, teachers and everyone on your list the gift of savings for
an entire year.

Sam's Club Mobile Updates: Mobile shoppers can access Black Friday deals
on-the-go through Sam's Club mobile app, available for Android, iPhone and
Blackberry, and the iPad app. New updates for the app include a Holiday
Giftfinder and handy "How-To" videos and photo guides to tree trimming and
home decor. Members can also upload special holiday photos directly from
their smartphone to the Sam's Club Photo Center on the Sam's Club app.

24/7 Free Tech Support: Thanks to the qualified team of Sam's Club Tech
Experts, members can feel confident about their Black Friday purchases before
they make them. Members can call 1-877-758-4346 for assistance and questions
on Black Friday electronics, up to and including Thanksgiving Day. Even on
Christmas Day, Sam's Club members can call for free set-up and technical
assistance for any television, home theater, digital music player,
camera/camcorder or computer purchased at Sam's Club during the Black Friday
Savings Event or any day of the year.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Pricing and item availability may vary in Alaska, Hawaii,
Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and on The Black Friday Savings
Event circular* is available at Black Friday and general
holiday b-roll can be found at"Holiday Center".

About Sam's Club

Sam's Club®, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation's
eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering
superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across
the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of
34 percent over traditional retailers. To learn more about Savings Made
Simple®, visit, and look for Sam's Club on our Mobile and iPad®

+ Food and beverage available while supplies last.

* It is our firm intention to have every advertised item in stock.
Occasionally, however, an advertised item may not be available for purchase
due to unforeseen difficulties. We reserve the right to limit quantities to
normal retail purchases or one-per-Member or household, and to exclude
resellers. We have done our best to ensure all information in marketing
collateral are accurate and up-to-date. Errors and omissions occasionally
occur and are subject to correction. Pricing and item availability may vary
in Alaska, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and on
Pricing good for a limited time. No rain checks. Select items on
qualify for free standard shipping to Alaska and Hawaii, starting 10 pm CST
Nov. 21 through midnight CST, Nov. 23. Offer available while supplies last.
Not all items that are available online are available to ship to Alaska and
Hawaii. Visit for details.

**Min 6 available per Club. No rain checks.

SOURCE Sam's Club

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