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Best Buy offering Black Friday deals week early

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Forget about the day after Thanksgiving: Best Buy is already vying for consumers' Black Friday dollars.

The Star Tribune reports that the Richfield-based retailer, along with Wal-Mart, are already offering doorbuster deals Friday.

Earlier this week, Wal-Mart announced it would be offering nearly 100 deals for today, and Best Buy responded by adding more to its early offerings late Thursday.

According to Market Watch, some of Best Buy's early deals include a Vizio 50-inch television for $449.99 (normally $650), a 32-inch Toshiba television for $199.99 and a free $75 store gift cart for customers who purchase a a fourth generation Apple iPad with Retina Display

In addition, Best Buy, Minneapolis-based Target and Toys R' Us stores are matching prices in Wal-Mart's print ads and on the retailer's website.

The Associated Press says Best Buy will even match prices on items already purchased.

A shopping expert with DealNews.com tells the Star Tribune that these kinds of price wars a week before Black Friday are "unprecedented."

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal says Best Buy will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for early Black Friday shopping, while Target is opening at 8 p.m.

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