Exchange Named Among Top Retailers for Black Friday

DALLAS – Personal finance website listed the Army & Air Force Exchange Service among the top 10 retailers offering money-saving bargains for Black Friday shoppers this year.

According to the website’s 2017 Best Stores for Black Friday analysis, the Exchange’s average Black Friday discount is 37.3 percent, surpassing that of Amazon, Walmart and Target.

The Exchange leads Amazon in five of the six compared product categories: computers and phones, consumer electronics, consumer packaged goods, toys and appliances. The Exchange also surpassed Wal-Mart in the categories of consumer electronics, toys and appliances and Costco in computers and phones, consumer electronics, and appliances.

“The Exchange is always working to save money for military families, especially during the holidays, because they work so hard for all of us all year long,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor.

From Thanksgiving through Nov. 30, the Exchange will host back-to-back sale events in stores at Black Friday deals include a 55-inch Samsung 4k Smart TV for $399 (MSRP $999). For a sneak peek at more sale items and pricing, visit

In addition to serving active duty, reserve and retired military personnel and their families, the Exchange extended a lifelong online shopping benefit to all honorably discharged Veterans this Veteran’s Day. To verify eligibility and get access to this year’s end-of-November sales, Veterans can visit

Along with providing a substantial discount, the Exchange offers authorized shoppers tax-free shopping, a price-match guarantee and the satisfaction that Exchange earnings support critical Quality-of-Life programs such as combat uniforms below cost, school lunches for Warfighters’ children overseas, Child Development Centers, Fitness Centers, Outdoor Recreation programs and more.

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