The latest chain retailer in warehouse club trio has seen its Black Friday 2016 ad leak, as Costco joins Walmart’s wholly-owned retail unit Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale in having its holiday sales season plans made public for the Black Friday 2016 sales period. If you’re in the market to score a new laptop or desktop PC, then Costco has more those electronics deals listed than its nemesis.
While most of this year’s Black Friday advertisements list the final price you will shell out, the membership-only wholesale club apparently wants prospect buyers to be happy just knowing the amount of money you’re saving.
In addition to forcing its members to do extra work, either going to a Costco location store or directly on its website, the strategy can be concealed a favorite Black Friday pricing tactics: raising the “original” price tag to blow up the discount being offered offered.
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Costco lists a trio of desktop computer deals in its Black Friday 2016 ad, such as an HP Pavilion all-in-one with 23.8-inch touchscreen and Core i5 CPU with $150 savings. There will also be an HP Envy 750-467c tower with a Core i7 processor for $250 discount, while the Dell XPS 8900 tower also equipped with a Core i7 chipset and an unspecified Nvidia GPU gets you a $200 discount.
As for Sam’s Club, the chain will be offering desktop bundled with a Pavilion tower with 24-inch monitor for $250 off, regularly priced at $729. The aforementioned PC includes an Intel Core i5 CPU, 12GB of RAM, and a 2TB hard drive, and a 1080p full HD display.
Sam’s laptop Black Friday 2016 deals start with the 15-BA067CL, which the club advertisement discloses is regularly priced at $449, but which is currently priced at $399 on its online store. The Black Friday 2016 sales price of $299 is still $100 cheaper. It packed with an AMD A10-9600 processor, 8GB of RAM, 1TB og HDD, and 15.6-inch display.
There is also the 17-x027cl, which sports an Intel Core i3-5005U CPU, 6GB of RAM, 1TB HDD, and 17.3-inch screen display for $170 less than its usual price in the market. If that’s enough for you, then there’s the HP 15-ay137cl with Core i7-7500U CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB hard drive for only $499, whch can save you a $250.