NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores is confirming some of the deals it will be push to draw crowds for the day after Thanksgiving. They include a 50-inch Sanyo plasma HDTVs for $598 and $3 children's sleepwear.
The day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday, is considered the official kickoff for the holiday shopping season. It is an important barometer of shoppers' willingness to spend for the holiday period.
Melissa O'Brien, Wal-Mart spokeswoman, says that the deals that will be heavily advertised in its Black Friday circular also include Magnavox Blu-Ray disc players for $78, TomTom GPS systems for $59 and $7 reversible fleece jackets.
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