Black Friday: Lowe's keeping appliance deals under wraps

Consumer Reports News: November 10, 2010 12:15 PM

Black Friday deals for some big retailers have already been leaked online but when the circular for Lowe's appeared on it had some missing sections. "Our [large] appliance offers will not be leaked until Thanksgiving Day," said Lowe's spokeswoman Colleen Corbett—presumably so other retailers can't match Lowe's prices. Still, there are some discounts worth noting in other product categories.

Small appliances

Vacuum cleaners

  • Eureka Maxima bagless upright vacuum for $37. (Vacuum Ratings.)
  • Shop-Vac 5851511 14-gallon 4.5 HP wet/dry vacuum.

Cordless drills and tool kits (Ratings)

  • Porter-Cable PC418-C2 4-tool 18-volt NiCad cordless tool kit for $129.
  • Hitachi KC18DHL 3-tool 18-volt lithium-on cordless tool kit for $199.
  • DeWalt DCK425 4-piece 18-volt NiCad cordless combination tool kit for $249.
  • Black & Decker BBD18VBFK 18-volt 3-piece cordless tool kit for $59.
  • DeWalt DC970K-2 NiCad cordless drill for $99.
  • Black & Decker BD12PSK 12-volt NiCad cordless drill for $29.
  • Skil 2336-02 3.6-Volt ¼-inch cordless lithium-ion screwdriver for $29.

Miter and table saws

  • Skil 10-inch compound miter saw, $59.
  • Tradesman BT2500W2  10-inch table saw with leg set,  $59.

Grills (Ratings)

  • Char-Griller 5050  Duo gas and charcoal grill for $199.


  • Werner 6-foot aluminum or 4-foot fiberglass step ladders, $19.
  • Utilitech LR6/AA AA Batteries, 24+24 pack for $6. (AA battery Ratings.)
  • GE 90705LO 25-count multi-LED light string, $6.47.
  • GE 90115LO 100-count multi-LED Micro Icicle light string, $11.47.
  • GE 90060LO 300-count LED Dome light string, $19.96.

—Gian Trotta

More Black Friday deals: See the Black Friday deals offered by Macy's, CVS pharmacies and Sears, and check the Facebook and Twitter pages of other major retailers for more discounts.

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