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Sites Give Sneak Peek At Black Friday Deals

Web sites report on what will be on sale the day after Thanksgiving at retailers such as Circuit City, KB Toys, Sears, Kohl's, Costco, Wal-Mart, CVS Pharmacy, and Target.

At least two Web sites have been publishing what they claim are sneak peeks of sales items and prices retailers plan to use to attract shoppers the day after Thanksgiving.

Bfads.net and BlackFriday.GottaDeal.com have been posting what they say are leaked upcoming sales from retailers such as Circuit City, KB Toys, and Sears since last month.

Among the postings on BlackFriday.GottaDeal on Monday were ad items from Kohl's, Costco, Wal-Mart, and CVS Pharmacy. On the rival site was posted Target's 206-item Black Friday sales list.

The name Black Friday is given to the day after Thanksgiving, the first day of the holiday shopping season, because it's believed to be the first day retailers make a large portion of their profits for the year. The two sites offer advance sales information in order to give consumers the opportunity to plan their Black Friday shopping spree. Many items on sale that day are in limited amounts.

While neither site guarantees the prices they post will be offered on Black Friday, both claim to have high levels of accuracy. BFAds.net, however, does offer this disclaimer: "Any and all items posted on BFAds.net prior to an advertisement being nationally released are to be regarded as speculation," the site says.

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