U.S. Army and Air Force Exchanges to Offer Feast of Thanksgiving Weekend Deals

MEDIA CONTACT: Chris Ward
MEDIA ADVISORY: 12-069
RELEASE DATE: Nov. 14, 2012

DALLAS – Military shoppers looking to dig in to tasty holiday shopping better bring a big appetite to the Exchange as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is cooking up a buffet of great deals and savings.

The smorgasbord begins Thanksgiving Day with exclusive online-only deals including a Sharp 52” AQUOS LED Smart TV for just $999, 7” one carat TDW black diamond bracelet for $99, free box spring on select Serta mattresses and great deals on several makes and models of kid’s bikes.

The feast of savings begins 4:00 a.m. Black Friday at all United States locations, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, with $50-500 off Sony, LG and Samsung TVs, 50 percent off of select misses’ regular priced apparel from Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, Ellen Tracy, Chaus Sport, Gloria Vanderbilt and Chaus Collection, a Pavilion notebook for $289, a $200 savings and Oakley Gas Can sunglasses for $39.50. Additionally, the entire stock of Coach handbags will be 25 percent off from 5-7 p.m.

Saturday’s delicious prices are served up beginning at 6:00 a.m. at CONUS Exchanges with $500 off a Sharp 60” Smart TV, 25 percent savings on select regular priced major appliances $499 and more, the entire collection of Foster Grant, Total Shades and Pan Oceanic sunglasses discounted 50 percent and a Samsung 3D Smart TV Blu-ray player for just $99.95. Also, from 8-10 a.m., the entire stock of Dooney and Bourke handbags will be marked down 25 percent.

On Sunday, military shoppers can sink their teeth into a Sharp 70” AQUOS LED/LCD Smart TV for $1,799, a $700 savings, select PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo 3DS games for $19.95, Martha Stewart stainless steel 10-piece cookware set for $59.99 and 50 percent off all hardback books.

Finally, Cyber Monday’s bountiful array of online only deals include a king size mattress set for the price of a queen, Sony Bravia 32” 720p LCD TV for $289, Casio men’s Mudman watch for half price and the Barbie Fashion Design Artist Tote set for $14.95.

“With nearly 80 different brands included in the Black Friday deals alone, Exchange shoppers are sure to find what they’re looking for, at great prices,” said the Exchange’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Tony Pearson. “In addition to the great savings at our brick and mortar locations, the online specials will be updated and changed on a daily basis as well. Online or off, be sure to shop early for the best selection.”

All of the weekend’s deals, including those for Europe and Pacific locations, can be seen at www.shopmyexchange.com by clicking “Exchange Stores” and then “Sales Flyers.”

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a joint non-appropriated fund instrumentality of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors which is responsible to the Secretaries of the Army and the Air Force through the Service Chiefs of Staff.  The Exchange has the dual mission of providing authorized patrons with quality merchandise and services at competitively low prices and generating non-appropriated fund earnings as a supplemental source of funding for military morale, welfare and recreation programs. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our Web site at http://www.shopmyexchange.com.

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Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Chris Ward, 214-312-2714 or wardchr@aafes.com.