From Atlanta Blogs News Source: http://blogs.ajc.com/atlanta-bargain-hunter/2012/11/21/black-friday-higher-median-prices-this-year/?cxntfid=blogs_atlanta_bargain_hunter
According to the folks at NerdWallet , the Black Friday jig is up. While everyone (including me) is yapping about doorbusters, most items are priced the same or even slightly more than they were during Black Friday 2011. So as you prepare to head out to tomorrow or Friday, take this as a warning: In the NerdWallet analysis of 22 Black Friday ad scans, 20 listed at least one product at the same exact price in 2012 as in the retailer’s 2011 Black Friday ad. Here are some of those items: Ace Hardware: Stanley Sawhorse 2/Pk. $9.99 Costco: Aria Ladies 2-Piece Sueded Microfleece PJ Set, Item No. 576077, $13.99 Ikea: 7 piece cookware set, $19.99 OfficeMax: Brother HL-2240 Laser Printer Item No. 2238-1879, $49.99 Sports Authority: ProForm 18.0 RE Elliptical, $799 Not that you’re looking for any of these items (I’m not), but still. More interesting is that three major retailers Walmart, Target and Best Buy have higher median prices than last year: Walmart : $12.73 in 2011 vs ?
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