Macy’s Pins Hopes For Black Friday

It’s only the Ides of October, but Macy’s is promoting its Black Friday bargains. Among the items spotlighted as deals are small appliances, and— J.C. Penney-related dispute aside— Martha Stewart cookware, the company announced.

Macy’s pointed out that its stores would open nationwide at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening, after, it emphasized, families across the country have finished their holiday meals and celebrations. The company stated that it would run limited-time specials in every department that would include hundreds of items ranging from exclusive fragrances to stylish clothing to handy kitchen gadgets.

Among the deals Macy’s detailed for the Black Friday promotions period, 8 p.m. Thursday, November 28 through 1 p.m. Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., is “Your Choice” $9.99 pricing, after $10 rebate, for Bella, Black & Decker and Westinghouse small appliances. Selected products include a coffee maker, griddle, waffle maker, Rocket and other blenders, toaster, slow cooker, deep fryer, Panini maker, pressure cooker, toaster oven and skillet. In another Black Friday doorbuster, Macy’s is offering Martha Stewart Collection Enameled Cast Iron Casseroles at 60% off plus an additional 10% off.

Other holiday-opening promotions include Rampage Boots for $19.99, Charter Club cashmere crewnecks for $39.99. Diamond Studs in 14k white gold,  for $169 3/8 ct. t.w., Tag Fairfield III five-piece luggage sets, $49.99., a Deluxe Mini Scent Sampler, 8-piece, free with any $95 fragrance purchase, American Rag Junior’s sweater, dress, jean, top or coat buy 1 and get 1 free of equal or lesser value than purchased item, Impulse Contemporary Apparel from Kensie, Lucky Brand, Miss Me, RACHEL Rachel Roy, Bar III, 30% off, a Sharper Image Action Camera, $49.99.

In addition, Macy’s will donate $2 to Make-a-Wish, up to $100,000, for any One Direction Our Moment fragrance purchase beginning at opening on Black Friday. Customers can also shop around-the-clock on via the web or their mobile device, with special tools on Macy’s mobile app, the retailer maintained. Consumers can preview select Black Friday specials on Macy’s Pinterest page starting at, the retailer added.

“Black Friday is the biggest shopping event of the year and brings with it a level of fun and excitement to our customers around the nation,” said Peter Sachse, Macy’s chief stores officer. “For Macy’s, it’s important to make this day enjoyable and convenient for everyone, as our customers search for great deals on favorite wish-list items. Shopping at Macy’s on Black Friday means having the opportunity to purchase the most sought-after products at unbelievable savings.”