Black Friday Stores

After the turkey comes the shopping. From deals to perks to hours, The Daily Beast surveys the experts to develop the definitive list of where to go on America’s discount holiday.

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1, Sam’s Club

Expert score: 22 out of 30
National locations:  608
Special sale hours: 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday
Select promotions:  Free breakfast of hot egg sandwiches, fruit, yogurt and coffee for members.

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2, Lowe’s

Expert score: 21.5 out of 30
National locations:  1,700
Special sale hours: Opens at 5 a.m. on Friday
Select promotions:  $250 off select refrigerators, 100-count Christmas Lights for $1.98

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3, Meijer

Expert score: 21.25 out of 30
National locations:  200
Special sale hours: 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday
Select promotions: Sony Internet-Ready Blu-Ray Disc Player for $99.00,  Nintendo Wii Mario Bundle for $199.99

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4, Staples

Expert score: 21 out of 30
National locations:  1,871
Special sale hours: Opens at 6 a.m. on Friday
Select promotions: HP 20-inch Widescreen LCD Monitor for $99.98, 40% off a wide selection of essential office supplies

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5, Target

Expert score: 20.5 out of 30
National locations:  1,750
Special sale hours: 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday
Select promotions:  Westinghouse 40" 60Hz 1080p LCD HDTV for $298 , $3 Chefmate appliances (rumored)

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6, Walgreens

Expert score: 20 out of 30
National locations:  7,563
Special sale hours: Starts at 9 a.m. on Thursday
Select promotions:  Select Nintendo Wii Video Games for $9.99, Christmas 100-Count Light Set – buy one get one free

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7, Toy ‘R’ Us

Expert score: 19.5 out of 30
National locations:  848
Special sale hours: Starts at 10 p.m. Thursday to 10 p.m. on Friday
Select promotions:  $50 gift card with new iPod Touch purchase, free Crayola 64-packs

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8, Macy’s

Expert score: 19.2 out of 30
National locations: 810
Special sale hours: 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday
Select promotions:  $149 1/4 Ct. diamond earrings in 14k white gold, $99.99 Tommy Hilfiger leather jackets for men

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9, Best Buy

Expert score: 19.1 out of 30
National locations:  More than 1,000
Special sale hours: Opens at 5 a.m. on Friday
Select promotions: Toshiba BDX1100 Blu-ray Disc player for $59.99

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10, Kohl’s

Expert score: 19.1 out of 30
National locations:  1,067
Special sale hours: 3 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday
Select promotions:  50% off toys, Apt. 9 cashmere sweaters for $34.99

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11, Sears

Expert score: 19 out of 30
National locations:  2,129
Special sale hours: 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday
Select promotions:  Panasonic 58-inch 1080p Plasma TV and two Bonus Blu-ray DVDs for $1,099

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12, Rite Aid

Expert score: 18.7 out of 30
National locations:  4,800
Special sale hours: Varies
Select promotions:  Seasonal Pet Toys for $3.99, Oberto Beef Jerky for $1.50

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13, Office Depot

Expert score: 18.3 out of 30
National locations:  1,100
Special sale hours: Opens at 6 a.m.. on Friday
Select promotions: $29 Canon All-In-One Printer, $89.99 2TB Seagate External Hard Drive

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14, Nordstrom

Expert score: 17.5 out of 30
National locations:  115
Special sale hours: varies
select promotions: N/A

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15, Walmart

Expert score: 17.3 out of 30
National locations: 3,792
Special sale hours: Opens at 5 a.m.. on Thursday, 12 a.m. on Friday
Select promotions:  42-inch LG 1080p LCD HDTV for $478, HP 15.6-inch 250 GB hard drive laptop for $298 (rumored)