By Andrea Marcela Madambashi , Christian Post Correspondent
November 11, 2011|8:54 am

As the annual Black Friday sales event gets closer, businesses such as OfficeMax, Walmart and Target are beginning to announce their promotions to eager shoppers.

OfficeMax has posted a 157-item list for its Black Friday sales (

According to the Black Friday Ads ( Office Max is foregoing doorbusters this year and is having a general two days sale that starts at 5 a.m. on Black Friday and at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Some of the 157 items taking part in the hot sale for Black Friday include:

Kindle Fire - $199
3M Shoot `N Share CP45R Camcorder Projector - $199.99
HP 20” Widescreen LED Monitor - $89.99
HP Pavilion p6-2011 Desktop w/ Intel G620 - $299.99
Canon PowerShot A2200 14.1 Megapixel 4X Zoom Blue Digital Camera - $89.99

Target is boasting that it has the best Black Friday ad this year. Some items from the 12-item Target Black Friday Doorbusters preview ( include:

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Element ELDFT404 40" 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV - $265
Westinghouse VR-4625 46" 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV - $298
Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G w/ Special Offers - $85
Nikon L105 12.1MP Digital Camera w/ 3" LCD Screen - $99.99
Xbox 360 4GB Console - $139.99

Walmart has also released its Black Friday ad Thursday ( and deals for families with young children will not disappoint. Some of the best prices will be for video games:

Xbox 360 4GB console - $200
Wii Limited Edition Blue Console - $99.96

The retailer also promised “incredible specials throughout the weekend” starting at 8 a.m. Friday.

Other companies going all out to lure shoppers into its stores include Macy’s, Best Buy, Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Kohl’s.