Exchange Kicks Off Shopping Season with Thanksgiving Deals

DALLAS – According to the First Command Financial Behaviors Index, 82 percent of military families indicated the economy is impacting their Thanksgiving plans. To improve their economic outlook, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is serving up a host of Thanksgiving weekend sales.

The feast of savings on “Black Friday” include Sharp 70” LED TVs for $999, HP Pavilion Notebooks for $168, 20 percent off regularly priced luggage, Black and Decker gas grills with a 3-piece tool set for $189.99 as well as 20 percent off all Coach and Dooney and Bourke handbags and accessories.

The bounty of deals continues on Saturday as Sony 70” TVs will be marked down to $1,499, Dyson vacuums 20-30 percent off, 25 percent off all The Body Shop merchandise and much more.

The smorgasbord of savings continues Cyber Monday at www.shopmyexchange.com with deals including Samsung 55” Curved 4K TVs marked down $1,000 to $1199, 50 percent off Coach Signature Logo collection handbags and 25 percent off the entire stock of Calvin Klein fragrance gift sets.

“The Thanksgiving weekend specials are just the beginning of what will be a huge season of sales and savings at Exchanges around the world,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Sean Applegate, Exchange senior enlisted adviser. “From electronics to handbags to toys, Exchanges will have everything military families need, at the right price.”

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service goes where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives through goods and services provided. Exchange earnings provide dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs. The Exchange is part of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors, responsible to the Secretaries of the Army and Air Force through the Chiefs of Staff.  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 or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.

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