If you want to cut down your running-to-every-store trips on black Friday, here’s a strategy: price match sales ads at Home Depot, Lowe’s and Walmart.
Plan your shopping trips before you head out, and take along your store ads.
Also, remember to check out online prices as well, may be comparable to in-store prices — without the hassle.
Home Depot — Price matching oolicy: If the customer finds a current lower price on an identical, in-stock item from any retailer, we will match the price and beat it by 10%. Excludes special orders, bid pricing, volume discounts, open-box merchandise, labor and installation, sales tax, rebate and free offers, typographical errors, and online purchases.
Lowe’s— Price matching policy: If you find a lower everyday price on an identical item at a local retail competitor, just bring us the competitor's current ad and we'll beat their price by 10%. If a competitor is offering a percent off discount, we'll reduce our current price by the same percentage discount that the competitor is offering. Our price guarantee does not apply to installation labor, to the competitor's closeout, special order, discontinued, clearance, liquidation, or to damaged items. Limited to reasonable quantities.
Walmart— Price matching policy: Walmart promises to match the price of any local competitor's printed ad for an identical product, including matching competitor’s deals for the day after Thanksgiving.